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Science in the News

Introduction: 

The news is full of science: important stories on global warming, or on the health benefits of bacteria, just to mention a few. Many stories contain scientific terms that are unfamiliar. However, like any vocabulary words, they can be learned with a little practice. They’ll come in handy on one day, especially on the Science section of the GED.

In this lesson you will:
  • Review vocabulary related to science
  • Read articles and answer comprehension questions
  • Choose the best word to complete sentences from news stories

Photo: Jeff Nelson / CC-BY-SA-2.0

Skills: 
Vocabulary Building
Reading Comprehension
GED Test Prep and Study Skills
Critical Thinking