About this guide
Check out lesson plans paired to recent news articles from the August 28 Science News issue covering how bees and other hive-makers have evolved with efficient hive geometry to accommodate changes in their colony’s needs and the progress and major challenges the U.S. is facing as it transitions away from coal-fired power plants to renewable energy sources.
Lesson Plan Types
Reading comprehension questions are tied to articles and graphs from Science News.Browse Questions
Discussion prompts encourage students to explore research-related concepts and make connections across fields of science.Browse Prompts
Hands-on experiments, debates, data dives, and diagramming and design exercises put students at the center of their learning.Browse Activities
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