Included are follow-up activities for TAME (Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering) Comics Science Squad #1 and #2. Science vocabulary, creative writing, research and more; these activities will turn each comic book into a rigorous differentiated science lesson. The comic books may be downloaded for free at:
TAME Comics Presents: Science Squad™, a comic series introducing the Science Squad™ introduces five ethnically diverse TAME students who become superheroes to defeat the villain du’ jour. These high school students use their math and science skills to overcome challenges throughout the story with the help of their mentor, a time traveling professor. The comic book series captures the imagination of students while promoting academic achievement, literacy, and career awareness. Providing multicultural role models allows minority and historically underrepresented populations to envision themselves as academic superheroes and realize their true potential. The comic is written with a focus on grades 3 - 5.