Science for grades 5-9
Odyssey is a journey into another dimension of space, technology, the environment, the human body, mathematics, and emerging areas that shows kids just how exciting science can be. Each themed issue of Odyssey delves into cutting-edge science with a presentation that is intellectually stimulating and visually entertaining. Every issue features a science fiction tale, the latest science news, and critical-thinking activities that align to Common Core State Standards and support STEM initiatives. 52 pp
In addition to robust nonfiction articles, here is a sampling of the regular features you`ll find in each issue of ODYSSEY magazine for grades 5-9:
- Science Scoops: Short news items about cutting-edge science
- “Your Turn” and “What Do You Think” give students the opportunity to respond to science-in-society issues
- Staying Healthy: It`s a Science!: Get the science behind why something is “good for you”
- You`ve Got Mail: A regular department includes readers` random letters and responses to our questions throughout the issue.
- Ask Dr. Cy Borg: A scientist answers readers` science questions
- Doodle: A science topic presented with text features and graphics for visual learners
“A beautiful, informative science magazine.” – New York Academy of Sciences
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Digital Magazine Bundles
Affordable digital bundles allow up to 25 students at once to access web-based, interactive editions. Log in at newsstand.cricketmag.com for online access or load onto your device. Bonus – 1 year print subscription included.
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2012-2013 School Year
September 2012: How Time Flies! Perception and the Brain
October 2012: Who Will Be the Next President?
November/December 2012: Lost! Our Sense of Space
January 2013: Flash Back! Flash Forward! Science of Photography
February 2103: Animals in the City
March 2013: Thirsty World
April 2013: Sushi Mania: For All the Fish in the Sea
May/June 2013: The Future of Fun
July/August 2013: Speed! Racetrack Science
2013-2014 School Year
September 2013: Science of Music
October 2013: Unsolved Mysteries
November/December 2013: Imagine a 10-D World!
Detailed teacher’s guides reduce prep time and ensure student learning. Include vocabulary, literacy strategies, discussion questions, in-class projects, and extension activities.
Site for Kids
www.odysseymagazine.com lets kids who subscribe to ODYSSEY ask our resident scientist their science-related questions, check out pre-screened Web cams, try to figure out the Mystery Puzzle, and explore science news scoops.