News and Research

Google Science News Search How-to Video

  1. In Google Search for Science

  2. Click on News Tab

  3. Click on Tools to the right of that

  4. Under The Web click on Canada

  5. Under Recent click on Past Week

  6. Under Sorted by Relevance click Sort by Date


Use Noodletools to keep track of your Bibliography. If you can't remember how to, ask Mrs. Watts!

Here are some How to Noodletools videos.


Search within the sites below here:

Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators. SNS is a publication of the Science News Media Group, which is a program of the Society for Science & the Public (SSP), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. SNS— which is both ad-free and free to use — helps to fulfill the Society’s mission by connecting the latest in scientific research to learning in and out of the classroom.

Adult version of the above

Science in the News/ Harvard University

CBC Science and Technology News News

Globe and Mail Science

BBC Science and Environment News

Global Science News

American Association for the Advancement of Science: News


Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Made for today’s digital classroom, with extensive, up-to-date information sources, Britannica School is specially designed for differentiated instruction, allowing students to move easily to material of higher or lower reading levels as needed.The content of Britannia School is reliable, age-appropriate, updated continuously and closely correlated to all curriculum standards, including the new Common Core State Standards, for which it provides a multitude of suitable texts in all subjects.

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Science in Context

Science In Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

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Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

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How to Read Coronavirus News like a Science Writer

How to read coronavirus news like a science writer — Quartz.pdf