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Make science come alive with News-O-Matic. We publish stories about scientific topics such as outer space, animals, climate, plants, technology, and more. We interview real scientists for our articles, often using questions generated by our readers. Every article also includes a video, subject-specific vocabulary, and a slideshow that include images and graphs to further explain scientific concepts.

Life Sciences

  • Focus on ecosystems, habitats, and biodiversity

  • Living organisms' behavior and life pattern

  • Animals and Plants A-Z Series


  • Real-world examples of engineering practices in action

  • Many articles include observations, data collection and analysis.

Earth & Space

  • Earth's Composition and Processes

  • Space Technology and Exploration

  • Agriculture and Climate

Physical Science

  • Properties of matter

  • Introduction to Chemistry

  • Light, Sound, Force, and Motion

Standards-Alignment for Science

News-O-Matic content covers a range of scientific topics that can be used with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and other state standards. 

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Science Sample Articles

Teachers have used News-O-Matic to cover world events, government, geography, and more. Here's a brief sample of what we have to offer.

Science Sample Units

Social Studies text sets allow students the opportunity to analyze key people, events, and ideas through a selection of relevant articles in each topic.

Science-Related Series

News-O-Matic frequently publishes science-related series of articles. Here are some of the science series available in our archives.

Animals A-Z
Plants A-Z
Our Oceans
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