Each student may submit one current
science news article and present it to the class
for one extra credit point toward his/her marking period grade.
(10 Fridays in a marking period =
potential for 10 extra credit points toward MP grade)
Article must involve one of
the many aspects of science (genetics, health, plants, animals,
the environment, physical science, chemistry, physics, space,
Article must be attached to a
sheet of printer or construction paper.
summary must be attached to the paper
holding the article, including:
Five or more sentences that
should summarize what was read in the article in the student's
Student's point of view or
opinion on how the event affects the world and/or how it may
have a positive/negative impact.
Source of the article and
date of publication must be printed with the summary.
Article must be current news
(printed in the past week).
submission will be evaluated according to a
Any work that earns lower than a 90% will not count towards
Tuesday's "Science Times"
section of the New York Times
Daily newspapers (Bergen
Record, Star Ledger, Daily News, etc.)
Weekly magazines (Newsweek,