This assignment was created for older students or more advanced. Students are required to find a science article from a newspaper or online source and read it. Then, the students must write a "one-page memo" summarizing the article. It gives an example of how the "memo" should be written, the grading criteria, and the scoring rubric. The objective of this assignment is to keep students informed about the changing field of science, provide students the opportunity to explore interesting topics in science, and to help students make connections between what is being studied in class and the real world.