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Science Trek: Educator Resources

Science Trek offers a wealth of materials specifically for teachers. Each topic site includes several tabs with a wealth of information. Click on the “Educators” tab in each…  learn more

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K-12 TeachEngineering

The TeachEngineering Digital Library is an educational resource featuring standards-aligned, design-rich curricula. Our goal is to help educators put the ‘E’ in STEM— by making applied science, technology,…  learn more

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ExploreLearning Gizmos: 3D Eclipse Simulation

Observe the motions of the Earth, Moon and Sun in three dimensions to investigate the causes and frequency of eclipses. Observe Earth's shadow crossing the Moon during a…  learn more

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Mystery Science

Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science! Children are naturally curious. Elementary school years are the time to nurture that curiosity. These are the years when children…  learn more

Help Teaching: Online Self-Paced Science Lessons

Our collection of science lessons is designed to cover key concepts and skills in the areas of astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and scientific practices. Our lessons…  learn more

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Science4Fun - Science Topics

Welcome to the science topics sectionHere you will learn many science topics to Increase your Science knowledge.All the topics are entertaining and informative with a lot of pictures…  learn more

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Generation Genius: K-8 Science Videos for Kids

Although students often learn much about computers by disassembling them (as folks have experienced with every technological advance), museums exhibits and workshops reveal the inner workings of the…  learn more

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION RESOURCE LIBRARY

Learn With Us Explore educational opportunities that ignite the spirit of exploration and bring the wonder of the world to learners. National Geographic is where education meets exploration.…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Instant Expert

Become an instant expert on science and social studies topics featured in DK's award-winning reference series. Find whiteboard-compatible mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key…  learn more

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Ask an Entomologist

Ask an Entomologist tackles your student's hardest questions about insects, their biology, ecology, physiology, or whatever else your curious about. The have a whole section devoted to Entomology…  learn more

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Try Engineering: STEM Lessons & Activities

This includes Lessons and activities for hands-on learning TryEngineering Inspires the Engineers of Tomorrow TryEngineering aims to empower educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators. We…  learn more

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EXPLORAVISION FREE LESSON PLANS FOR TEACHERS

Exploravision shows how pop culture and science can be integrated, such as the movie Avatar and ecosystems. Toshiba/NSTA Exploravision contests challenges teams of students to design future technologies.…  learn more

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Switch Zoo Lesson Plans

Today, Switch Zoo has 142 species, and the website features animal games, music created from animal voices, a reference section about all the animals in Switch Zoo, lesson…  learn more

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U.S. National Park Service: Educators

National parks are America's largest classrooms. Find lesson plans about these great places.  learn more

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National Park Services (NPS): Educators

This website and the information it contains are provided as a public service by the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior. National parks are America's…  learn more

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Science Penguin Free Resources

Upper Elementary Science Resources (Grades 3-5)  Sign up for instant access to over 60 free resources from The Science Penguin.  We included digital resources, notebook templates, organizational tools,…  learn more

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Science Lesson Plans

The digital resources, tools, and learning materials are developed by educational experts to incorporate leading pedagogical practices. They are useful in any type of teaching moment and many…  learn more

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Project Noah Nature School

A global community of nature enthusiasts,  photographing and learning about wildlife.  learn about wildlife from experts in our community and your favorite wildlife spotters. The spirit of Project…  learn more

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Biology Resources

Visit the BLOSSOMS Video Library anytime to browse and download lessons to use in your classroom. Every lesson is a complete resource that includes video segments, a teacher’s…  learn more

Physics Resources

BLOSSOMS video lessons are enriching students' learning experiences in high school classrooms from Brooklyn to Beirut to Bangalore. Our Video Library contains over 100 math and science lessons,…  learn more

SWENext

Society of Women Engineers provides projects, events, and the ability to connect with women engineers in your area. Whether you're a teacher searching for lesson-planning content or a…  learn more

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Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies is dedicated to understanding how ecosystems work. Our scientists are global experts in the ecology of: freshwater, forests, disease, and cities. Through collaborative…  learn more

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10 Best Science Tools for Middle School

Once students have a foundation in elementary science, they move on to more advanced skills like planning experiments and developing evidence-based explanations based on their findings. Kids will see the real-world impact of…  learn more

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i2 Learning

Preparing students for their future world.  i2 Learning provides project-based STEM curriculum, professional development for teachers, and logistical support for educators to engage and inspire their students for…  learn more

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Best Astronomy Lessons & Activities

These best astronomy lessons and activities to help teach and celebrate the study of celestial objects, space, and much more. April is Global Astronomy Month, but with the…  learn more

Science Buddies: Astronomy Lesson Plans

Astronomy is science that will challenge your imagination. How many stars in a galaxy? How many galaxies in the known universe? How many strange worlds are out there…  learn more

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McDonald Observatory Classroom Activities

Standards-aligned activities and experiments for K-12 students, from modeling the night sky and observing the moon to guessing interplanetary distances and exploring sunspots. These engaging, TEKS/TAKS-aligned activities create…  learn more

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StudyJams: Interactive Math & Science Activities

Study Jams is a multi-media free educational website with more than 200 interactive lessons in math and science. There are tutorials, video lessons, practice problems, slide shows, games,…  learn more

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Periodic Table of Elements

Many of the elements from the periodic table we know today were originally discovered by the early chemists who worked to purify ores. In doing this, they realized…  learn more

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Earth Day STEM Choice Board for Middle School

These Earth Day STEM activities are an easy and fun way to celebrate Earth Day with your middle school students! They are great as extension or early-finisher activities, or given…  learn more

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Gizmos

Meet Gizmos The world's largest library of math and science simulations. Build inquiry, understanding, and a love of math and science.  FREE Gizmos Get access to a rotating…  learn more

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National Geographic: Education Resources

Explore educational opportunities that ignite the spirit of exploration and bring the wonder of the world to learners. National Geographic is where education meets exploration. We are transforming…  learn more

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GeoGebra: Classroom Resources

Find over 1 million free activities, simulations, exercises, lessons, and games for math & science!  learn more

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Teach Ocean Science Modules

The teachoceanscience.org site was created to serve as a central location to gather the many ocean science education resources that our group has generated and compiled throughout our…  learn more

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Science Kids: Lesson Plans

Enjoy a wide range of fun science lesson plans featuring educational activities for kids, ideas for teachers, free online resources and more to help bring interactive, hands on…  learn more

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K20LEARN: Authentic Lessons for 21st Century Learning

An assortment of lessons, educator & family resources, instructional strategies, science resources, student resources, and technology strategies.  learn more

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Scientific Observations Worksheets and Choice Board

Help students learn how to apply the scientific method and develop their observation skills with this choice board of hands-on science experiments and activities. Perfect for general science…  learn more

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California Academy of Sciences: Science Lesson Plans

Here you'll find short, lively activities to focus your class trip, or full-period lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum. Dive in!  learn more

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Beakerz Science Made Fun

At-home Science Activities & Experiments.  Looking for a way to bring science lessons into your home? Beakerz Science boxes offer engaging and fun science lessons for Pre-K through…  learn more

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TeacherVision: Science & Social Studies Mini-Lessons

Become an Instant Expert on Science and Social Studies topics featured in DK's award-winning reference series. Find motivational mini-lessons and the informational texts you need to reinforce key…  learn more

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Science News Learning: Classroom Resources for Teachers

Explore major advances across the sciences that have transformed our understanding of the world and our universe, and our lives. Search our rich collection of reading and data…  learn more

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Elements and the Periodic Table

iTeachly. This site was created by a Licensed 7-12 Teacher in 2017, and it has now grown into a community of thousands of Teachers sharing lesson plans, resources,…  learn more

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iTeachly: Physical Science Units

Science Curriculum For Teachers That Value Their Free Time! Below are some of our Free Physical Science Lessons, Labs, and Activities for you to use with your classes.…  learn more

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USGS: Science Explorer-Educational Resources

The topical directory below provides an alternate way to browse USGS science programs and activities. Explore within each topic by data, news, images, video, social media, and much…  learn more

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EarthScience WesternAustralia

Earth Science Western Australia (ESWA) is a not-for-profit working to strengthen earth science education across Western Australia. Welcome to the free learning management system for the teaching of…  learn more

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Science Journal for Kids and Teens

Are you looking for fun ways to cover scientific topics in your classroom? Check out our science lesson plans and ideas for teachers.  learn more

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MightyOwl: Science

Fun and engaging Our videos, quizzes and worksheets prepare and support learners in a truly fun and engaging way Mighty and serious Our materials are developed by teachers…  learn more

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Chemistry Corner: Lessons, Support & Community

EVERY LESSON FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. Grab the “done-for-you” year curriculum and join our community of teachers who are there to support and share ideas! When you JOIN…  learn more

Zone 7 Water Agency

ZONE 7 LESSONS Lessons are aligned with the Next Generation Sciences Standards for TK-12 content, created and taught by certified educators. Funded by Zone 7 and supported by…  learn more

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Science News Learning

Search Educator Resources. Search our rich collection of reading and data comprehension questions, cross-curricular discussion prompts, hands-on activities and timely Educator Guides tied to the award-winning journalism in Science…  learn more

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4 Quick and Easy Activities That Teach Kids About Our Earth

As teachers, we can help students appreciate our incredible planet while empowering them to take action to care for it. Sound like a big project? It is. But…  learn more

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9 IMPACTFUL EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES AND RESOURCES FOR GRADES 3-6

Why is it Important to teach about Earth Day? By raising awareness about the importance of taking care of our environment, we would be ensuring that our planet…  learn more

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Estes Educator - Lesson Plans

Our mission is to deliver interdisciplinary STEM resources and tools to educators that give them the skills and confidence necessary to elevate learning. For those looking for rockets…  learn more

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MIDDLE SCHOOL EDUCATOR RESOURCES

As middle school teachers, you play a key role in shaping and energizing the future of your students by teaching and helping them explore their interests – which…  learn more

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PBS Learning Media: Curious George STEM

Active learning begins with curiosity! The Curious George STEM Collection is a great way to help young children understand science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts, such as measuring, building,…  learn more

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Teach Engineering: Lessons

Browse K-12 STEM Curriculum. The TeachEngineering Digital Library is an educational resource featuring standards-aligned, design-rich curricula. Our goal is to help educators put the ‘E’ in STEM— by making applied science,…  learn more

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Math and Science

Quality Math And Science Videos that feature step-by-step example problems!    learn more

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Middle School Chemistry: Lesson Plans

Explore inquiry-based lesson plans that cover basic chemistry concepts. What happens when solids, liquids, and gases are heated and cooled? Why is one substance more or less dense…  learn more

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Earth Science Teaching: Lessons & Activities

A Collection of Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans. Here is a list of teacher resources that can easily be modified and incorporated into the Earth science classroom.  learn more

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The Geological Society: Lesson Plans

A collection of lesson plans and links for Earth science classroom activities. Our aims are to improve knowledge and understanding of the Earth, to promote Earth science education…  learn more

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The Best Apple Science Activities for Grades PreK-2

The days are growing shorter, the air feels a little crisper and the trees have started their glorious fall fashion show. What better way to celebrate the season with your…  learn more

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Live Programs for Young Animal Lovers

From Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Conservation Biology Institute, Conservation Classroom is a collection of lessons for K–5 students that include live virtual programs each month, from September through May. Each lesson has four elements: Wonder (preprogram videos that introduce the monthly…  learn more

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Conservation Classroom

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute. Conservation Classroom is a collection of monthly lessons for K-5 students. Each lesson has four elements: wonder, engage, act and connect.…  learn more

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Kids Discover Online: Free Lesson Plans

Nonfiction, at its Finest Enrich your science, social studies, and ELA curriculums with engaging, standards-aligned nonfiction texts, at 3 Reading Levels. With a specialty in science and social…  learn more

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Chemistry Corner Community

Everything is included! No need to purchase separate bundles. This is the complete curriculum! Lessons, quizzes, labs, doodle notes, task cards, games and activities, unit study guides and…  learn more

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USA Science & Engineering Festival: Lesson Plans

Browse our library of lesson plans created by educators for educators! All lessons are NGSS and CASEL aligned and designed for middle and high school classrooms. Each lesson…  learn more

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Nature Lab

Nature is the fantastic factory that makes the building blocks of all our lives—food, drinking water, the stuff we own, and the air we breathe. That’s why The…  learn more

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Lesson Planet: Forensic Science Lesson Plans

Founded by educators for educators, Lesson Planet is passionate about creating and delivering innovative digital tools and quality educational resources to help personalize student learning and inspire great…  learn more

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ResearchQuest

Research Quest is an engaging and powerful series of science investigations that improve students’ critical thinking skills. Online lessons to fit your middle school science curriculum. A powerful…  learn more

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NASA STEM Engagement: Lesson Plans & Activities

Inspire. Engage. Educate. Employ. The Next Generation of Explorers. A list of lesson plans and activities are provided. K-12 educators are invited to explore more STEM resources. The…  learn more

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Sparky School House Lesson Plans

The NFPA Public Education Division develops easy-to-use educational programs, tools, and resources to meet the needs of all ages and audiences in a variety of languages. This includes lesson plans,…  learn more

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Shed Aquarium: Curricula & Lesson Plans

Whether you are following up on a visit to Shedd, preparing for your visit, or looking for a standards-aligned lesson on the aquatic world for your classroom, you…  learn more

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AI in Middle School Science Topics

Artificial Intelligence is all around us, although we do not always see it. Most visible and familiar are “smart” devices like phones and tablets, but AI is also…  learn more

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Help Teaching: Printable Physics Worksheets, Tests, and Activities

Try physics tests on motion, energy, and forces. Take a quiz to test your knowledge of electrical circuits using schematic symbols.  learn more

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Lessons for Minecraft Education

LESSONS. Explore hundreds of lessons created by educators around the world, for students of all ages. SUBJECT KITS. Get started using these starter kits, each with lessons, downloadable…  learn more

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Because Learning!

How far can STEM go? An educational experience is more than just what happens in the classroom. Let’s follow our curiosity and keep exploring together.  learn more

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Free Back to School Resources for Earth Sciences

Do you teach Earth science (including climate change)? Know someone who does? Earth@Home has many resources that might be useful to you and your students this school year.…  learn more

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FT STEM Introductory Video

Flite Test STEM is an educational program that helps students soar. Developed by Flite Test, a company specializing in the design and production of remote-controlled (RC) aircraft, the…  learn more

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Help Teaching: Online Self-Paced Chemistry Lessons

Learn about matter, from organization to reactions, with this collection of online chemistry lessons. The lessons for middle/high school students are meant for self-directed online learning. Many of…  learn more

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Help Teaching: Online Self-Paced Earth Science Lessons

Use these self-paced Earth Science lessons to help students develop an understanding of Earth's processes and the interconnected relationship between human activity and our Earth's systems. The lessons…  learn more

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Help Teaching: Online Self-Pace Science Lesssons

The collection of science lessons is designed to cover key concepts and skills in the areas of astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and scientific practices.  Many of…  learn more

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PBS Learning Media: Spot on Science

Spot on Science is a collection of short videos focused on science and health lessons—from the rare plants found in Ohio bogs, to NASA's discovery that Uranus is one…  learn more

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PBS Learning Media: Cool Ways Animals Adapt For the Winter

Spot on Science shares how animals survive the winter, including warm layers, hibernation, and torpor.  learn more

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NASA: STEM Resources for K-12 Educators

NASA has indexed hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type and keyword. These lesson plans and teaching materials can be used to support your STEM curriculum. Spark…  learn more

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NASA STEM Resources and Opportunities

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is America’s civil space program and the global leader in space exploration. The agency has a diverse workforce of just under 18,000…  learn more

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PRI Earth & Environmental Science Teacher Resources

PRI offers a wide range of workshops and resources for educators of every stripe, including K-12 teachers, college instructors, museum educators, and homeschool and pod parents. If you…  learn more

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NSTA Learning Center

The NSTA Learning Center provides journal articles, book chapters, events (online and in-person), professional learning goals and activities tracker, and connections with other teachers through 14 topical forums…  learn more

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Computer Science Education Week 2023

These lessons will inspire and introduce your students to essential coding and computer science skills  learn more

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Center for Science Education: Classroom Activities

Engaging all learners to explore and understand our changing world. Goals: To inspire, engage, and inform the public about the atmospheric and related science conducted by NCAR and the…  learn more

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Rockets Educator Guide from NASA

Few classroom topics generate as much excitement as rockets. The scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical foundations of rocketry provide exciting classroom opportunities for authentic hands-on, minds-on experimentation. The…  learn more

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Science A-Z: Interactive Science Lessons

Science A-Z’s Interactive Science Lessons give students a chance to be in the driver’s seat while learning the fundamental concepts of science. These virtual lessons provide a road…  learn more

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Elementary School Science

Welcome to Elementary Science Class: A site dedicated to providing top quality science lesson plans and accompanying resources for free.  The vast majority come equipped with the objectives,…  learn more

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Conservation Station

Explore the unexpected connections at the heart of the energy-water nexus and discover how you and your students can conserve water and energy at school and at home.  learn more

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Research Polar Animals: Exploring Animal Adaptations Project-Based Learning Unit

A Comprehensive Lesson on Animal Adaptations. Research and explore the unique adaptations of polar animals, experiment with different types of adaptations, and design, create, and demonstrate an "adaptation"…  learn more

What Is Snow and How Does It Form? (Plus Free Worksheet + Slides)

There’s nothing more exciting than looking out the classroom window and seeing the first snowflakes of the year.  Once the squeals of delight die down, the question “How…  learn more

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TinkrWorks: Free Makerspace Lessons

TinkRpedia has everything you need to get started with STEM/STEAM Project-based Learning. Browse our educator-curated Makerspace Lesson Library—featuring free, hands-on projects that cover a variety of subjects and difficulty…  learn more

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OpenSciEd Middle School Science Program

Our middle school science materials and free online science resources for teachers are phenomenon-based, three-dimensional units that prioritize student coherence and equitable science sensemaking. The units are developed…  learn more

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Space Station Explorers Lesson Plans

Space-based science is supporting our nation’s goals in education. Space Station Explorers is a community of educators, learners, and organizations that make STEM learning fun and exciting through…  learn more

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Endeavor - STEM Career Exploration Activities for Middle School

STEM is everywhere—from businesses and organizations to the products that power our daily lives. That’s why it’s important to build the first fully STEM literate generation and encourage…  learn more

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Texas Parks & Wildlife: Activities & Lessons

Texas Parks & Wildlife has a variety of in-person and on-demand resources for students in early childhood through 12th grade.  learn more

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How do schools of fish swim in harmony?

How do schools of fish swim in harmony? How do the tiny cells in your brain give rise to the complex thoughts, memories, and consciousness that are you?…  learn more

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National Geographic: World Water Map

National Geographic’s interactive World Water Map tells the story of how human water use impacts the global water cycle.  learn more

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Franklin @ Home

At The Franklin Institute, we help people understand science and technology in ways that empower them to make decisions about critical issues that affect their lives. Stay connected…  learn more

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Groundhog Day is February 2

Groundhog Day is observed each year on February 2. The famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is pulled from his simulated burrow in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to make the most anticipated…  learn more

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Interesting Animals: Whales

Is it a fish? No! It is a whale! What makes this fascinating creature so special? Learn all about the interesting world of the whale while practicing fluency…  learn more

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The Franklin Museum: Neuroscience & Society Curriculum

What does it mean to be human? How might emerging brain science change the answer? The applications of neuroscience have far-reaching implications for our self-identity, health, relationships, and…  learn more

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K-12 Climate Change Lessons by Teachers

A SubjectToClimate Lesson Plan is an easy-to-follow, interdisciplinary lesson plan or unit plan that shows you how to integrate climate change into the topics you already teach in…  learn more

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The Tech Interactive: Life Science

These lessons explore the natural world of animals, plants and even living things we can’t see, like bacteria! Your learners will engage more deeply with life sciences when…  learn more

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The Franklin Institute: Earth

Welcome to your virtual classroom for the science of Earth! The planet we call home is a place that’s always changing. Investigate the science of plants, water, wind,…  learn more

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Inspire Your Classroom: Grab Your FREE Climate Action Kit Now!

Partnered with our friends at World Wildlife Fund to create “Youth for the Planet: Taking Climate Action in Your Own Community.” This climate action resource kit builds an…  learn more

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Inquisitive Science Lessons K-5

Inquisitive is a complete, ready-to-go K-5 science program. To be inquisitive is to learn with purpose and depth. A lesson in an Inquisitive classroom begins with wonder, progresses…  learn more

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The Tech Interactive: Lessons and Activities

Did you know that you can integrate many of our design challenge and engineering lessons into your other content areas, like English Language Arts and social science? Most…  learn more

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Earth and Space Science Lessons

The Tech Interactive. Whether you want your learners to discover sustainable solutions or engineer for natural disasters, you’ll find that these lessons are out of this world!  learn more

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Best Free Engineering Lessons and Activities

Explore these top engineering lessons and activities for K-12 classrooms.  Look around. What do you see? Perhaps computers, phones, desks, and lights. Possibly chairs, backpacks, and textbooks. Likely…  learn more

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Easy Engineering Lesson Plans

Explore IEEE Try Engineering’s database of lesson plans to teach engineering concepts to your students, aged 4 to 18. Explore areas such as lasers, LED lights, flight, smart…  learn more

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Homeschool Scientist

This website is full of science experiments, lessons, homeschool resources, and help. Find experiment ideas, curriculum choices, science resources, expert advice, and more. Take the fear out of…  learn more

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Interactive Earth Day Lessons for a Greener Tomorrow

This Earth Day, dig deep into our planet’s natural wonders, environment, biomes, and all the living beings, big and small, that call it home — including us! Take…  learn more

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National Air & Space Museum: Learning Resources

From videos to ready-to implement classroom activities, help learners get excited about air and space.  learn more

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Teach.Genetics

Here you'll find a wealth of resources and information aimed at helping educators bring genetics, bioscience and health alive in the classroom. A companion to the popular Learn.Genetics website, Teach.Genetics…  learn more

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PBS LearningMedia: Climate and Our Planet

This collection of supplementary digital media resources offers a range of options for engaging middle and high school students with key questions in climate science: How do the…  learn more

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National Wildlife Federation Lesson Plans

The National Wildlife Federation has over 1,000 lesson plans designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned…  learn more

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Free Science Lesson Plans & Resources

Find free Science lesson plans, teaching resources and professional development for grades PreK-12, higher education, and adult education.  learn more

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STEM Lesson Plans for K-12 Teachers

There is a wealth of STEM curricula and classroom resources available to assist educators in developing in students thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative and creative skills that they can…  learn more

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STEM Library Lab: Lesson Plans

“STEM Library Lab is an invaluable resource filled with so many inspiring lesson plans that really help me find labs and activities to engage my students in STEM…  learn more

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Science Lessons for Middle and High School

This collection of teaching resources spans a wide array of topics, from the fundamentals of biology and chemistry to the intricate studies of physics and earth sciences. Within…  learn more

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NSTA Lesson Plans

National Science Teacher Association (NSTA) has a section on lesson plans on a variety of science topics for elementary and middle school students  learn more

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Digital Teaching Boxes: Middle and High School Life Science Resources

The Teacher Institute has supported middle and high school science teachers in assembling “teaching boxes,” helping them to collect lessons, activities, assessments, and inexpensive supplies for a specific science unit…  learn more

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Extinct, Endangered, and Threatened Animals Activity

Using reference materials, students will research the habitats of extinct, endangered, and threatened animals listed in this printable. Then they will write a report about efforts to save…  learn more

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Photosynthesis Lab Activity

Investigating the Relationship between Light Intensity and the Rate of Photosynthesis Lab Activity. Aquatic plants can be used to demonstrate oxygen evolution in the process of photosynthesis. In…  learn more

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Become a Weather Detective—Free Worksheets for Your Weather Unit!

Teaching your students about weather is one of the most exciting units! We’ve put together awesome weather worksheets with five different activities. Plus, an additional hands-on water cycle demonstration and…  learn more

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Space Foundation Discovery Center: Resources for Educators

DOWNLOADABLE LESSON PLANS The Space Foundation supports PreK through 20 students with standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all…  learn more

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26 Science Experiments for Spring

Celebrate spring with these free science and engineering lessons, projects, and activities for enriching hands-on STEM related to spring weather, flowers, plants, and more!  Science Buddies Lesson Plans contain…  learn more

Science Buddies

Science Buddies mission is to inspire and educate students of all ages with hands-on STEM explorations that reflect their unique personal interests. By providing highly personalized educational experiences, we drive…  learn more

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Earth Day Science Experiments

The free science projects and STEM lessons and activities below offer classes and families a variety of hands-on learning opportunities related to environmental science and Earth Day. In…  learn more

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Maria Mitchell: America’s First Woman Astronomer

Maria Mitchell (pronounced Ma-RYE-ah) was an astronomer, librarian, naturalist, and educator. She discovered a telescopic comet in 1847, for which she was awarded a gold medal by the…  learn more

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Teacher Vision: Mini-Lessons

Mini-lessons promote easy, regular skill-building Teach your students smaller concepts with focused mini lessons; they will later be able to relate this smaller idea to a larger concept…  learn more

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Teach Chemical Reactions - 20+ Chemistry Lessons and Activities

Use these free chemistry lesson plans, experiments, and activities to teach and explore chemical reactions with K-12 students. Lesson Plans contain materials to support educators leading hands-on STEM…  learn more

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Online Self-Paced Astronomy Lessons

Explore the wonders of the solar system and universe with these self-paced astronomy lessons. Our lessons for middle/high school students are meant for self-directed online learning. Many of…  learn more

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The Tech Interactive: Lesson Plans & Activities

Education is at the heart of everything we do at The Tech. We encourage curiosity for science, engineering, math, and technology in students on field trips, educators in…  learn more