Practice Set 1A

ABSTRACT
Practice Set 1A | Practice Set 1B | Practice Set 1C


POPULAR SCIENCE ARTICLES

Assignment Template:     PDF     MSWord     Google Docs     Pages for Mac


DIRECTIONS for STUDENTS

Use the desired assignment template (above) when analyzing the popular science articles found below. Each of the linked articles first appeared online in magazines such as ScienceNews for Students or other popular science websites. Within each Practice Set, there are three different levels of readability, which correspond roughly to grade level.

PRACTICE SET 1A.0 – Humans & Health

Grade 6: 1.00a, 1.01a, 1.02a, 1.03a, 1.04a, 1.05a, 1.06a, 1.07a, 1.08a, 1.09a
Grade 7: 1.00a, 1.01a, 1.02a, 1.03a, 1.04a, 1.05a, 1.06a, 1.07a, 1.08a, 1.09a
Grade 8: 1.00a, 1.01a, 1.02a, 1.03a, 1.04a, 1.05a, 1.06a, 1.07a, 1.08a, 1.09a

PRACTICE SET 1A.1 – Chemistry

Grade 6: 1.10a, 1.11a, 1.12a, 1.13a, 1.14a, 1.15a, 1.16a, 1.17a, 1.18a, 1.19a
Grade 7: 1.10a, 1.11a, 1.12a, 1.13a, 1.14a, 1.15a, 1.16a, 1.17a, 1.18a, 1.19a
Grade 8: 1.10a, 1.11a, 1.12a, 1.13a, 1.14a, 1.15a, 1.16a, 1.17a, 1.18a, 1.19a

PRACTICE SET 1A.2 – Engineering & Technology

Grade 6: 1.20a, 1.21a, 1.22a, 1.23a, 1.24a, 1.25a, 1.26a, 1.27a, 1.28a, 1.29a
Grade 7: 1.20a, 1.21a, 1.22a, 1.23a, 1.24a, 1.25a, 1.26a, 1.27a, 1.28a, 1.29a
Grade 8: 1.20a, 1.21a, 1.22a, 1.23a, 1.24a, 1.25a, 1.26a, 1.27a, 1.28a, 1.29a

PRACTICE SET 1A.3 – Fossils & Ancient Times

Grade 6: 1.30a, 1.31a, 1.32a, 1.33a, 1.34a, 1.35a, 1.36a, 1.37a, 1.38a, 1.39a
Grade 7: 1.30a, 1.31a, 1.32a, 1.33a, 1.34a, 1.35a, 1.36a, 1.37a, 1.38a, 1.39a
Grade 8: 1.30a, 1.31a, 1.32a, 1.33a, 1.34a, 1.35a, 1.36a, 1.37a, 1.38a, 1.39a

PRACTICE SET 1A.4 – Earth & Environment

Grade 6: 1.40a, 1.41a, 1.42a, 1.43a, 1.44a, 1.45a, 1.46a, 1.47a, 1.48a, 1.49a
Grade 7: 1.40a, 1.41a, 1.42a, 1.43a, 1.44a, 1.45a, 1.46a, 1.47a, 1.48a, 1.49a
Grade 8: 1.40a, 1.41a, 1.42a, 1.43a, 1.44a, 1.45a, 1.46a, 1.47a, 1.48a, 1.49a

PRACTICE SET 1A.5 – Genetics

Grade 6: 1.50a, 1.51a, 1.52a, 1.53a, 1.54a, 1.55a, 1.56a, 1.57a, 1.58a, 1.59a
Grade 7: 1.50a, 1.51a, 1.52a, 1.53a, 1.54a, 1.55a, 1.56a, 1.57a, 1.58a, 1.59a
Grade 8: 1.50a, 1.51a, 1.52a, 1.53a, 1.54a, 1.55a, 1.56a, 1.57a, 1.58a, 1.59a

PRACTICE SET 1A.6 – Life Science

Grade 6: 1.60a, 1.61a, 1.62a, 1.63a, 1.64a, 1.65a, 1.66a, 1.67a, 1.68a, 1.69a
Grade 7: 1.60a, 1.61a, 1.62a, 1.63a, 1.64a, 1.65a, 1.66a, 1.67a, 1.68a, 1.69a
Grade 8: 1.60a, 1.61a, 1.62a, 1.63a, 1.64a, 1.65a, 1.66a, 1.67a, 1.68a, 1.69a

PRACTICE SET 1A.7 – Physics

Grade 6: 1.70a, 1.71a, 1.72a, 1.73a, 1.74a, 1.75a, 1.76a, 1.77a, 1.78a, 1.79a
Grade 7: 1.70a, 1.71a, 1.72a, 1.73a, 1.74a, 1.75a, 1.76a, 1.77a, 1.78a, 1.79a
Grade 8: 1.70a, 1.71a, 1.72a, 1.73a, 1.74a, 1.75a, 1.76a, 1.77a, 1.78a, 1.79a

PRACTICE SET 1A.8 – Space Science

Grade 6: 1.80a, 1.81a, 1.82a, 1.83a, 1.84a, 1.85a, 1.86a, 1.87a, 1.88a, 1.89a
Grade 7: 1.80a, 1.81a, 1.82a, 1.83a, 1.84a, 1.85a, 1.86a, 1.87a, 1.88a, 1.89a
Grade 8: 1.80a, 1.81a, 1.82a, 1.83a, 1.84a, 1.85a, 1.86a, 1.87a, 1.88a, 1.89a

PRACTICE SET 1A.9 – Weather & Climate

Grade 6: 1.90a, 1.91a, 1.92a, 1.93a, 1.94a, 1.95a, 1.96a, 1.97a, 1.98a, 1.99a
Grade 7: 1.90a, 1.91a, 1.92a, 1.93a, 1.94a, 1.95a, 1.96a, 1.97a, 1.98a, 1.99a
Grade 8: 1.90a, 1.91a, 1.92a, 1.93a, 1.94a, 1.95a, 1.96a, 1.97a, 1.98a, 1.99a


Have you come across an popular science article that should be included in Practice Set 1A? If so, please let Dr. M know about it by using the Comment feature below.

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