A collection of 18 original, informative, light hearted, yet inspiring articles on various aspects of science namely Physics and Marine Biology.
Science articles which are easy to read, grab the student, thought provoking, with a dash of humour are hard to find, you can easily get lost in the internet, only to find nothing. They are valuable in igniting the flame of curiosity in the student and at the same time make valuable sud plans and activities.
On a worldwide basis literacy in science is becoming more and more important and as such they are used in many curricula including NGSS and TEKS standards.
This small collection of professionally written and attractively designed articles will grab your students' attention. They were originally written to help publicise my best selling book 'Marine Biology for the Non-Biologist'.
Why not download 2 x science reading articles - The Blue Dragon and Bernadette the Deadly Yellow Box Fish, free of charge from my store, so you can see the quality for yourself. Enjoy!
Save time! These articles with questions give you no-prep, ready to go printables right at your fingertips. only two pages to print (or one page double-sided) for each student.
The answers to the questions are not given as it is up to the student to creatively answer each question as they digest and disassemble the text in their own unique manor.
Each article and set of questions is 2 sides of A4 in length.
1. A child of the Stars – where were you made?
2. Are we being watched – the difficulties of searching for alien life.
3. Bernadette the deadly yellow boxfish – she’s beautiful but evolution has packed a deadly punch, let Bernie tell you all.
4. Earthquakes and your fingernails – how do they happen and why are they like your fingernails?
5. Mass and Weight – what’s gravity got to do with it!
6. Nuclear Power part 1 – how we get electricity from the atom.
7. Nuclear Power part 2 – Time line of an explosion, and nuclear meltdown.
8. Red shift, The Doppler Effect and the Expanding Universe.
9. Samantha the red serpent star, let Sam describe her amazing biology to you.
10. SAR 11 – So just what is the most important life in the ocean?
11. Sir Isaac Newton, William Hershel and fluorescent corals – Ok just what have these in common.
12. So what is electricity – let your students ‘go with the flow’!
13. Sid the Sponge – Don’t take a bath with me, allow Sid to describe himself.
14. That old bar magnet called earth – magnets, solar wind and dead planets.
15. The Blue Dragon – this baby packs a real sting, but how?
16. The deadly wave called sound – sound is amazing and deadly.
17. The empty sea, a sad but true tale.
18. The immortal jellyfish – who wants to live forever, well this beast can!
Literacy in Science, 18 original light hearted scientific articles with questions.