Guidelines for Current Events
1. Find a recent article (no more than a month old) about
science or technology/engineering.
2. Print, cut, or photocopy the article to pass it in.
3. Write about the article (either typed or in pen) and
include the following information:
a. One paragraph on the information on the article:
title (should be in quotation marks), source
(where you found it), author and date of the
article. THIS WILL NOT BE A PARAGRAPH. IT MIGHT
BE TWO TO THREE SENTENCES.
b. Next paragraph is a summary of the article: clear
explanation of the article, including the main
idea, facts and details. It should be five to
seven sentences. BE CAREFUL NOT TO PLAGIARIZE.
PUT IDEAS IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
c. Last paragraph is your reaction/opinion to the
article. What is your opinion of the science
article? What ideas or questions do you have
based on what you read? It should be five to
Sources for current events:
Magazines, such as Time, Newsweek, etc
Kid Friendly On-Line Science Current Events: