SciNews to Engage Your Students

What killed the dinosaurs?; frogs’ remarkable tongues; can hydrogen be turned into a metal?; even smarter phones; CO2 and the flow of a major ocean current; interstellar slowdown – just a few of the themes in today’s eclectic collection of SciNews.  Share these stories with your students and get them excited about science.

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SciNews to Engage Your Students

Maybe not as many new species; peer support helpful; oxygen here earlier than thought; BPA controversy; new engineered material cools roofs; France calling out to scientists, etc. working on climate control – just a few of the themes in today’s eclectic collection of SciNews.  Share these stories with your students and get them excited about science.

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20 Good News Stories You Didn’t Hear About

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We see so many “year in review” articles and social media posts around this time every year, but there’s something off about them…

Do you notice it, too? They’re just depressing.

We think there’s more to the world than that, and we were inspired by Col. Chris Hadfield’s example of celebrating the amazing things that happened recently.

 

SciNews, Sunday, February 5, 2017

Human presence seen in Arctic plant life; human organs grown in pigs; solar wind carries oxygen to moon; CO2 could shut down major ocean current; Doomsday Clock closest to midnight in 64 years; Curiosity rover prepared to test for signs of martian life; 72 on shortlist prepared by Canadian Space Agency – just a few of the themes in today’s eclectic collection of SciNews.  Share these stories with your students and get them excited about science.

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SciNews, Thursday, January 26, 2017

Do girls really read better than boys?; earwax, the self-cleaning marvel; extreme survival in deadly cold; ‘smart’ fibres curb battery fires; teens lose sleep over social media; massive ice shelf about to break off – just a few of the themes in today’s eclectic collection of SciNews.  Share these stories with your students and get them excited about science.

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SciNews, Sunday, January 23, 2017

Acupuncture reduces excessive crying in colicky babies; new moth named after Trump; fungus – king of the forest; graphene’s ability to superconduct; Foremost, Alberta a drone hotspot; Trump’s Cabinet and science; Earth breaks heat record – just a few of the themes in today’s eclectic collection of SciNews.  Share these stories with your students and get them excited about science.

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