Science News Learning
At Science News Learning, we’re dedicated to providing middle and high school educators and students with equitable access to our award-winning Science News Media Group Journalism and supporting educators with professional development workshops and digital lesson plans as they integrate articles into their classroom curricula.
Regeneron and other sponsors are supporting nearly 5,850 schools, including 110 full districts or geographic cohorts. Over 60% of our schools are Title I eligible. Over 18,000 educators and over 6 million students have access to program resources.
Looking for high-quality, standards-aligned resources to enhance your STEM and literacy initiatives? Express your interest in signing up your school — or all the schools in your district. (Schools shown on the map in orange are part of an enrolled district.)
Sponsor a School
Help us bring quality STEM resources to high schools! Individuals or organizations can sponsor one or several high schools, or schools can sponsor themselves.
Science News Learning Ambassadors
The Science News Learning Ambassadors are educators from across the country who inspire their middle and high school science students with Science News journalism using current, real-world research examples. They are Science News Learning expert teachers who share their love of teaching science literacy during professional learning opportunities for other program educators in their communities and across the U.S. Check out each Ambassador’s journey and favorite resources!
Is your school already enrolled in Science News Learning? Explore additional educator resources, watch informational webinars, get program updates, and make changes to your program account information.Explore Program Resources
Hear from Science News Learning Teachers
Hear how current Science News Learning teachers are using the program resources in their classrooms by reading our testimonials page!
Science News Learning Webinar Series
SN Learning Program Overview
Learn about the Science News Learning program resources and get ideas for how to use them in your classroom!
Integrating Resources into Your Classroom
Tune in to this workshop-style webinar to hear from two teachers about how they use Science News Learning resources in their classroom. Get specific examples from them, and have time to search the archives yourself!
Using Resources for Literacy and Advocate Program Overview
Tune in to this webinar to hear how to use Science News Learning resources to teach literacy practices in your classroom! Hear from teacher librarian Lori Hermelin about strategies she uses and then hear from Emily Freeland about the Advocate Program and how to apply. Find resources from the presentations here.
Educator Guides supplement at least one of the articles in each issue of Science News and provide different types of student exercises for a teacher to choose from.
Science News offers a concise, current and comprehensive overview of the latest scientific research. Stories are appropriate for readers in grades 9 and up.
Science News Explores
Science News Explores covers science, health and technology for a younger audience, their parents and teachers. Stories are appropriate for readers in grades 5 and up.
This online community group shares ideas and best practices for using Science News Learning resources in the classroom.
E-newsletters are sent to educators at participating schools and include most recent Educator Guide, other teaching ideas related to recent articles and opportunities from Society for Science.
How Teachers are Using SN Learning Resources
Use Science News Learning for Project Ideation
Hear from Jennifer Claudio, an educator at Oak Grove High School in San Jose, California on how she uses Science News Learning resources to help her students with project ideation.
Use Science News Learning to Teach Data Analysis
Hear from Julie Olson, an educator at Mitchell Senior High School in Mitchell, South Dakota, about how she uses Science News Learning resources to teach data analysis in her classroom.
Use Science News Learning to Inspire Student Research
Hear from Joe Gibson, an educator at George Washington High School in Charleston, West Virginia, talk about how he uses Science News Learning exercises in his classroom.
See How to Use Science News Learning Virtually
See how science teacher Kehkashan Khan from Chicago, Illinois uses Science News Learning educator resources in her virtual classroom.
From the Society Blog
Many individuals, corporations, and foundations who care about science learning are generously funding nearly 5,850 schools’ participation in the Society’s Science News Learning program during the 2023-2024 school year.
More Ways the Society Supports Science Educators
Discover how we build STEM access by helping mentors support underrepresented and low-income students to enter research projects in scientific or engineering competitions.
High School Research Teachers Conference
Each year the Society brings 200 high school research teachers to Washington, D.C. for a weekend of sharing best practices and collaboration.
Middle School Research Teachers Conference
The Society is proud to add the Middle School Research Teachers Conference to our Equity & Outreach programs. Each year middle school teachers will come to Washington D.C. to collaborate and learn from each other.
STEM Research Grants
The Society awards STEM Research Grants to teachers across the nation to purchase equipment to assist their students in completing science research.
Research at Home
Resources, advice, and stories of inspiration on completing research outside of a traditional laboratory environment.