Websites referenced in class textbook (pages 162-6):
See pages 164-166 of the class textbook "21st Century Skills" for additional websites
Websites for contemporary scientific topics (Popular press)
Medical News Today - this website is a good online resource for those who want to keep up with popular press news items; the popular articles "draw from reputable sources such as JAMA, British Medical Journal, & Lancet..."
NPR - Science -- including "Science Friday" programs
The Scientist< - this site is a mix of scientific articles and general information pieces... Information pieces are accessible to informed lay audiences who are interested in the life sciences.
Science Times (aka "Science Tuesday") - weekly feature of the N.Y. Times newspaper