Reading science news is good for kids in many ways, enrich kids’ science vocabulary, encourage scientific thinking, stimulate creativity, and promote imagination and invention, … Where do you find safe and age appropriate science news articles for kids? Here are the best science news websites for kids, some even have questions to test comprehension.

Best Sources of Science News for Kids

Free!  In this article, students will read about viruses, the types of viruses that cause the flu, how the immune system detects and remembers viruses, how vaccines like the flu shot work and how the flu shot vaccine is manufactured. This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan. Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with questions!

In this article, students will read about viruses, the types of viruses that cause the flu, how the immune system detects and remembers viruses, how vaccines like the flu shot work and how the flu shot vaccine is manufactured.

The Next Generation Science Standards are coming soon and you need to be ready. There is a Standard for nearly every science discipline that requires students to read and understand an article from a science journal. She has worksheets for high school science courses in order to help them understand how to read a journal article. Thank you Kimberly Onak!

Analyzing a Science Journal Article

The Next Generation Science Standards are coming soon! This set of worksheets helps students read and understand scientific journal articles. Both forms are in one Word file.

In this article, students will read about the science behind the feeling of spiciness, what chemical compound creates this sensation, the way spiciness is measured, why the desire to eat spicy foods evolved and how to cure the pain of overly spicy food.  This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan.  Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with questions!

Science Literacy Reading #1 - Why We Love & Hate Spicy Foods - Science Sub Plan

In this article, students will read about the science behind the feeling of spiciness, what chemical compound creates this sensation, the way spiciness is measured, why the desire to eat spicy foods e (Tech Week Articles)

In this article, students will read about the L. paradoxum parasite that infects snails. The parasite takes over the snail's body and mind to turn it into an organism that will attract birds, the parasite's second host. This gruesome tale will enthrall your students. This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan. Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with questions!

Science Literacy Reading #16 - Parasites Create Zombie Snails - Science Sub Plan

In this article, students will read about the interesting habits, diet and behaviors of the dung beetle. They will also learn about why dung beetles are important to ecosystems.  This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan.  Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with questions!

Science Literacy Reading #4 - Where's Did All the Poo Go? - Science Sub Plan

In this particular article, students will learn about the research showing that sugar can be more addictive than cocaine or heroine, the effects of sugar on the brain, the effects of high-fructose corn syrup and an example of how hidden added sugars can be found in "healthy" meals.  This is a great in class activity, homework assignment, weekly science reading assignment, sub plan or in school suspension plan. Use this to save time looking for engaging and appropriate articles with…

Science Literacy Reading #30 - Addicted to Sugar - Secondary Science Sub Plan

Reading in the Content Areas:Science in the News Ready-to-go Project for Informational Text and Close Reading.Students find, read, and respond to nonfiction articles that are science based. Relates to ELA Common Core standards for nonfiction and can be used for various grade levels as a "close reading" activity.

Close Reading Nonfiction

This gives students science articles that allow students to learn more about the subject. It also allows them to combine literacy with science.

Articles for Biology students to read.  Each article has a worksheet aligned with science literacy common core standards.

Articles for Biology students to read. Each article has a worksheet aligned with science literacy common core standards.

Science articles make great secondary science sub plans, but finding reliable and interesting articles on the internet or in periodicals is very time consuming. Formatting online articles to fit a printed page can also be challenging and can often waste time and paper. Worst of all, it's often difficult to find articles that will engage your students. This is where this article resource comes in! Each science reading article is 1 and 1/3rd pages of reading text with 2/3rd pages of questions…

Science Literacy Reading #30 - Addicted to Sugar - Secondary Science Sub Plan

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