Explore careers in biological science. This site is run by Howard Hughes Medical Institute and includes many types of virtual laboratories, animations, virtual exhibits, and interactive activities.
At the online home of the British Museum, one of the most influential cultural institutions in the world with holdings representing British and world cultures across the full span of history, find information about all the latest happenings at the museum, along with access to its collections, exhibitions, online tours, resources for learning, research projects, and more. Offers translation into Chinese and Arabic from the main page.
COSI Connects launches audiences of all ages into a universe of science through online videos, activities, plus a free mobile app that enables science exploration even when offline. COSI Connects is helping to bridge the digital divide, promote digital literacy, and address critical science education needs simultaneously. This repository of activities and videos is for learners of all ages and is a great supplement to at-home learning or for use in the classroom.
A professional site offering an expansive listing of over 185 career profiles. Included are lists of employers and degree granting universities, salary data, professional associations, and descriptions of different types of academic degrees. Numerous links to valuable resources. Highly recommended site.
This site has book reviews for literature for children Grades 9 and under. You can search the reviews by grade level.
This website offers a clear definition of the science of Genetics, highlighting DNA and genes. There is a neat, easy-to-understand animated tour of the basics and an opportunity to go inside an animated cell. Student can build a DNA molecule and discover how proteins function. Teachers and students alike will enjoy "What Makes a Firefly Glow?" Among others, there is a student activity based on using DNA to solve a mystery of stolen artifacts. The great teacher resources supply guides and suggest classroom activities. All in all, this is a useful site whose simple interactive graphics provide a fun and easy way to learn the difficult subject of DNA.
This link points to search results on the Jump$tart Clearinghouse that lists all free comprehensive curricula or lessons about financial literacy for grades K-12. The Jump$tart Clearinghouse is the premier online resource for educators, parents, students and others to find effective, financial education resources from various sources. When searching for resources, you may want to refer to our Best Practices for guidance.
Find stories, novels, and poems from more than one hundred authors. Download select works as MP3 files or read or listen to them online. Available selections span a wide range of literature, from nursery rhymes to the philosophy of Aristotle, and a variety of teaching support materials, such as graphic organizers, are included for a limited number of titles.
A collection of STEM video lessons for high school classrooms from the Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies. First, take the teacher video tour, and then search the library by subject area, keyword, or standards to find classroom supplements which will support 21st century student learning.
A comprehensive resource for timely and accurate medical information from experts at Mayo Clinic. Content includes information on almost all diseases and conditions, a guide to healthy living, first-aid and self-care information.
The Middle School Chemistry Project from the American Chemical Society (ACS). What happens when solids, liquids, and gases are heated and cooled? Why is one substance more or less dense than another? What causes certain substances to dissolve in water? What happens when a chemical reaction takes place? These questions and many more are explored in Middle School Chemistry, a resource of guided, inquiry-based lesson plans that covers basic chemistry concepts along with the process of scientific investigation.
The Middle School Chemistry curriculum helps students: Ask scientific questions and investigate them; Design and conduct experiments; Understand their observations on the molecular level; Record and communicate results.
This free curriculum includes for teachers: Comprehensive 5-E lesson plans; Detailed procedures for activities; Science background for teachers; Molecular model illustrations and animations; Student activity sheets and student reading; Test bank of questions and answers for each chapter.
Official home page of the National Archives. Contains information about the National Archives, archive locations around the U.S., overview of how archivists work and electronic access to national records.
Home on the web of the Nobel Prize and the foundation that sponsors the awards, given annually, for outstanding contributions in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. The site features current winners each year. You will also find biographies and other information on every Nobel Prize Laureate in every category since the Prize was initiated in 1901. In the Education section, there are over 40 productions, including many interactive games which help to develop an understanding of the developments for which Nobel Laureates have won their prizes.
My school has shut down due to the coronavirus. What do I do now? BSCS Science Learning is here to help teachers during these unsure times. They have consolidated online resources to help you easily find programs, units, and more!
PBS's source for teachers, covering all subject areas. This is a site that has so much wonderful information as well as interactive activities that you are sure to find something that would be useful in your classroom.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports on the latest news affecting the earth today, as well as providing a wealth of data, reports, and information.