Students form groups of three. Each group finds one wacky-sounding science story while inventing two others on the same theme. These are presented to the class, which votes on the most convincing story. The activity resembles the NPR radio program Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me. Source: The Science Teacher (2024) (Subscription Required.)

Level(s): Elementary, Middle, High
Discipline(s): Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, General Science
# of Periods: 1
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Categories: For Educators, Grades: Elementary, Grades: High, Grades: Middle, Instructional Materials, Science