Reporter Opportunities for New Moon Girls Magazine
Hey Girls! How can YOU see your article on the pages of NMG? Follow these steps!
1. Review the list below and pick your fav topic OR Go to Upcoming Themes to suggest your own article idea matching a theme. Remember, we want to make sure everyone who wants has a chance to be a reporter! So if more than one reporter/illustrator opportunity interests you, tell us which one is your top choice.
2. CLICK HERE to download a Parent Permission Form. Ask your parents to fill it out. Return it when you claim your reporter opportunity!
3. Once you’ve picked your fav topic, claim it by creating a simple outline! CHECK OUT THIS EXAMPLE. Ask a family member, teacher, or friend for help if you need it.
4. Are YOU ready?!
Reporter Opportunities Available NOW!
Amazing Ant Spiders ~ Ants are such formidable foes that even spiders want to be like them! In fact, more than 300 types of spiders disguise themselves as ants! Why do they do this? Read this article to learn more: PhysOrg.com. Then follow the steps at the top of the page to claim this reporter opportunity!
Check It Out: Book Reviews! ~ What books would you recommend for other New Moon Girls to read? Tell us what you liked (and what you didn’t)! You could choose your favorite and write a long review about it, write just one paragraph, or create a list of book recommendations with a couple of sentences about each book. Once you’ve chosen your book(s) to review, follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity!
(Note: This reporter opportunity can be less than 1 page — though it doesn’t have to be!)
[CLAIMED] Vaccines: Their History and Impact ~ COVID vaccines are rolling out around the world. You are likely to hear a vaccine-related story each time you turn on the news. But how did vaccines begin? What impact have they had on human health around the globe? What would life be like if vaccines had never been invented? Use this resource to learn more: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia History of Vaccines Timeline. Then follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity! [THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.]
[CLAIMED] Body & Mind: Makeup, body piercings, hair dye, shaving, cosmetic surgeries and more ~ Around the world and across cultures, there are many ways people change their bodies and appearance. Why do we this? When did it start? Are humans the only animals that alter their appearance? Are there health impacts for our bodies and minds when we change the way we look? Are YOU interested in topics like makeup, body art, cosmetic surgery, or other ways that people change their outward appearance? Follow the steps at the top of the page to claim this reporter opportunity NOW! (THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.)
[CLAIMED] Our Earth: “Botanical Sexism”… and allergies ~ Did you know trees can be male or female? “Female” plants produce seeds, and “males” make pollen. But cities often plant male trees only, so seeds don’t fall on the ground. One problem: Too much pollen in the air can trigger allergies and other health problems! Use this resource to learn more: Scientific American. Then follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity! (THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.)
[CLAIMED] For the Curious: The Lone Wolves of California ~ Did you know wolves were hunted to extinction in California (and many other places, too!). But in recent years, some wolves have returned and established new packs and territories. Use these news stories to learn more: Smithsonian Magazine, Phys Org, SF Chronicle. Then follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity! (THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.)
[CLAIMED] Our Earth: Not Extinct After All! ~ Her species was believed extinct, but a giant tortoise named Fernanda is alive and well. Could there be a mate for her before it’s too late for her and her whole species? Use this news story to learn more: Live Science. Then follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity! (THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.)
[CLAIMED] Herstory: Christine de Pizan, medieval feminist writer ~ The first known female pro author in the Middle Ages, Christine wrote in defense of women… and single-handedly supported her family, too. Poetry? Philosophy? Political treaties? Christine wrote it all! Use these articles to learn more: World History Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Britannica, ThoughtCo. Then follow the steps at the top of this page to claim this reporter opportunity! (THIS REPORTER OPPORTUNITY HAS BEEN CLAIMED.)