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Where was the Research?

Multiple Reading Levels

Our mission is to let all students have access to real scientific research. This can be a challenge when your classroom contains a range of

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SJK Audio Edition Podcast

A new way to help students access real scientific research. In SJK Audio Edition, each ten-minute podcast episode narrates one of our adapted articles.

Lesson Ideas Podcast

We decided to create a podcast to help teachers navigate and implement our resources more effectively. We’ll be talking about new articles we have adapted, fun related info, activities you can do with your students, and tips to make learning easier.

How to Use Science Journal for Kids in the Classroom – and Why

Science Journal for Kids is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making science accessible for all K-12 students. We provide free resources to increase science literacy in classrooms, ensuring educators and students have access to the latest scientific research and findings. Hear from other educators and students about how and why they use adapted research articles and accompanying resources.

Ask-a-Scientist: Video Interviews with Scientists

Science is all about asking questions! If you have a question for us or our scientists, we want to hear from you! You can use the Ask-A-Scientist video interface to record a message and we’ll help connect you with an expert’s response. Kids and teens, bring a trusted adult to help with the process.

Articles Translated in Spanish!

Over 20% of school-aged children speak a language other than English at home; yet few STEM resources incorporate ELLs’ home language. Science Journal for Kids is working to bridge the language gap. Our team of translators collaborates directly with the authors to produce accurate texts, vocabulary words, comprehension questions, graphs, and images in 17 languages.

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