High School Resources

3D Printed House Technology

3D Printed House Technology

Forget waiting weeks or months for your new home to be ready. Researchers from the University of Southern California created a 3D printer that can build a 2,500 square-foot house in 24 hours! ...
Alice Programming

Alice Programming

Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely ...
Arkive

Arkive

Explore 15,000 of the world's endangered species. With over 100,000 photos and videos, ARKive will help you and your students discover what these animals, plants, and fungi look like, what makes them special and why ...
Art of Argumentation

Art of Argumentation

From NSTA ...
Best Top 10 Plasma Tricks and Demonstrations

Best Top 10 Plasma Tricks and Demonstrations

Did you know you can light a fluorescent bulb or neon tube using a plasma ball? Plasma balls are fascinating STEM toys. The Best Top 10 Plasma Ball Tricks and Demonstrations video highlights purposeful physics and physical ...
Beyond Average - Standard Deviation and Standard Error

Beyond Average – Standard Deviation and Standard Error

Mean is meaningless. Help you students do just a little more with continuous data in order to better tell the story of their data ...
binary number trick

Binary Number Trick

There are four versions of the binary number trick below. To perform the trick, print out the binary number cards double-sided and cut them out along the dotted lines. Then, have someone think of a ...
BioInteractive

BioInteractive

BioInteractive, from Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is a collection of free resources for science teachers and students. Animations on Chargaff's Ratio, Malaria: Human Host, Malaria: Mosquito Host. Videos on Galapagos Creatures, Bacterial Growth and Dung ...
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Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons by Sara C. Levine

This entertaining picture book will keep readers guessing as they learn about how our skeletons are like--and unlike--those of other animals ...
BrainPop Educators

BrainPop Educators

Check out the BrainPOP Educators website with resources searchable by state and Common Core standards! ...
BrainPop GameUp

BrainPop GameUp

BrainPOP GameUp is a free educational games portal for the classroom. Find animated games with curricular content to engage students and bolster achievement. Collections include games for teaching Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, English, and Engineering & ...
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Bruno Mars: Don’t Give Up (Sesame Street)

Bruno Mars: Don't Give Up (Sesame Street) is a phenomenal video for growth mindset and persistence. Pair this with the picture book Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by Dr. JoAnn Deak ...
Butterfly Symmetry, Camouflage, and Disguise

Butterfly Symmetry, Camouflage, and Disguise

A great lesson to put students' knowledge of the REAL primary colors of paints to use. Challenge students to create a butterfly using symmetry which uses either camouflage or disguise as a survival technique ...
Caine's Arcade

Caine’s Arcade

9-year-old Caine Monroy spent his summer vacation building an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad's used auto parts store. The entire summer went by, and Caine had yet to have a single customer. Then, on ...
CC Better Lesson

CC Better Lesson

Introducing CC.BetterLesson - a brand new, free resource from the BetterLesson team featuring the highest quality Common Core-aligned lessons created through their Master Teacher Project. Browse over 3,000 lessons ...
Celebrating Women in Science

Celebrating Women in Science

The Celebrating Women in Science Video Series introduces students to women role models in different science fields. Meet Dr. Bahija Jallal, Ph.D., executive vice president at MedImmune, who discusses what she enjoys most about her work, the challenges ...
Chemistry of Cookies

Chemistry of Cookies

You stick cookie dough into an oven and, magically, you get a plate of warm, gooey cookies. Except it's not magic; it's science. Stephanie Warren explains via basic chemistry principles how the dough spreads out, ...
Chibitronics I Love Science Robot Paper Circuit Template

Chibitronics I Love Science Robot Paper Circuit Template

The I love Science robot template from Chibitronics introduces how a circuit works and parallel circuits. A great paper circuits activity! ...
Cinder

Cinder

The first book in The Lunar Chronicles series, this book is the cyborg retelling of Cinderella and a great book to use to engage middle and high school girls in STEM and robotics ...
Climate Change: The State of Science

Climate Change: The State of Science

The National Climate Assessment summarizes the impacts of climate change on the United States, now and in the future. A team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee produced the report, ...
Color Addition - Primary and Secondary Colors of Light

Color Addition – Primary and Secondary Colors of Light

Use this worksheet with the RGB Light Show to simply focus on the primary and secondary colors of light. If you are looking for more advanced demonstration of understanding, look at RGB Light Show Worksheet ...
Compound Interest Chemistry Blog

Compound Interest Chemistry Blog

Compound Interest is a blog by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher in the UK, creating graphics looking at the chemistry and chemical reactions we come across on a day-to-day basis. These stunning infographics can be ...
Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Education Week is observed each year, in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper. Computer Science is a foundation for every student. Help introduce it to millions with an ...
Concord Consortium

Concord Consortium

The Concord Consortium STEM Resource Finder features some of the best of their free, open source educational activities, models and software tools. You can search by keyword or filter by subject, grade level, and type ...
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Crosscutting Concept: Structure and Function

A framework for K-12 Science Education: Structure and Function. The way in which an object or living thing is shaped and its substructure determine many of its properties and functions.  http://stemteachingtools.org/tools ...
Design Inspirations from RAFT

Design Inspirations from RAFT

Combine two unrelated ideas to inspire a creative new design! Engineers often use everyday objects to stimulate creative ideas. For example, an early ballpoint pen designer might have had a flash of inspiration while looking ...
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Diary of a Worm

This is the diary . . . of a worm. Surprisingly, a worm not that different from you or me: He lives with his parents, plays with his friends, and even goes to school ...
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Discover Data Science

Making connections between prospective students and educational opportunities in an exciting new field ...
DiscoverE

DiscoverE

Find activities at DiscoverE from videos showcasing engineering to hands-on activities to field trip ideas which can be used for Engineers Week and beyond! If you will be involving your students in Engineers Week or ...
Disneyland - Our Friend the Atom

Disneyland – Our Friend the Atom

Our Friend the Atom features Dr. Heinz Haber, a noted scientist in the field of atomic energy, discussing the atom as an exciting new energy source. He starts by comparing atomic energy to a genie in ...
DIY

DIY

DIY is the best way for kids to get skills, meet others who share the same passions, and generally be awesome. Every member has their own profile where they share what they make and do, ...
DragonBox Algebra

DragonBox Algebra

DragonBox is based on the vision that children should be trained to think creatively. Players discover algebraic rules and play with them. They have to use the rules to solve puzzles that lead to a lot of trial ...
Eco-Schools USA

Eco-Schools USA

Eco-Schools is an internationally acclaimed program that provides a framework to help educators integrate sustainable principles throughout their schools and curriculum. The Eco-Schools program strives to model environmentally sound practices, provide support for greening the ...
Eddy Current Tube Demo

Eddy Current Tube Demo

This classic physics demonstration shows how a magnet falling through a copper pipe will slow down as it transfers some of its energy to move electrons in the conductive copper pipe. Those moving electrons create ...
eGFI

eGFI

eGFI evolved from the name of a magazine called - Engineering, Go For It! eGFI is for everyone! From the interactive website to the colorful and inspiring print and digital magazine, there is something for everyone--students, K-12 teachers and ...
Eight Science Tricks with Water

Eight Science Tricks with Water

These 8 Water Tricks That'll Melt Your Mind from BuzzFeed are a great way to amaze students of any age. For How-To directions and a quick explanation of the science behind each science trick, visit the BuzzFeed article. Have fun melting ...
Energy 101

Energy 101

The Energy 101 Videos from the U.S. Department of Energy are a collection of 15 short videos about the fundamental concepts behind renewable energy sources and energy efficiency. Learn about Electric Vehicles, Biofuels, Algae-to-Fuels, Marine and ...
Energy Foundations for High School Chemistry

Energy Foundations for High School Chemistry

Energy Foundations for High School Chemistry is a FREE collection of teaching resources which can be used to teach the big ideas about energy in your high school chemistry classroom. Exercises, lab investigations, videos, and ...
Engineer Girl

Engineer Girl

The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women. Use this fantastic resource from the National Academy of Engineering to let girls learn about engineers, what they do ...
Fail Better

Fail Better

The goal of FAIL BETTER is to open up a public conversation about failure, particularly the instructive role of failure in stimulating creativity: in learning, in science, engineering and design. This video presents highlights from FAIL BETTER, an ...
Fast Plants

Fast Plants

Through activities spanning the life cycle of Wisconsin Fast Plants, you and your students can explore many aspects of plant growth and development and reproduction. In its 35-45 day life cycle, the Wisconsin Fast Plant ...
Fifty-Cent Microscope That Folds Like Origami

Fifty-Cent Microscope That Folds Like Origami

A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami! Watch the Foldscope TED Talk by Manu Prakash to learn all about how Foldscopes could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment. LEARN MORE ...
Flag and Primary Color Afterimage Optical Illusions

Flag and Primary Color Afterimage Optical Illusions

You can either print these out in color or just look at them on a screen to see an afterimage based on how your red, green, and blue color receptors work in your eye. What ...
Flies That Do Calculus With Their Wings

Flies That Do Calculus With Their Wings

Flies That Do Calculus With Their Wings is a ScienceTake from the New York Times detailing how scientists at Cornell University have developed some unique techniques for studying fly flight. LEARN MORE ...
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From Page Keely book

We used atoms and cells probe from this Page Keeley book ...
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From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

Gail Gibbons reveals to young readers how a seed begins, what pollination is, and how flowers, trees, fruits, and vegetables get to be the way they are ...
Geometry Playground

Geometry Playground

The Exploratorium's Geometry Playground Activities will help spark students' interest in geometry. They are designed for classroom use but can also be done by families or other groups. This collection also includes Outdoor Activities for ...
GirlStart

GirlStart

Girlstart cultivates a culture where risk is rewarded, curiosity is encouraged, and creativity is expected. As a result, Girlstart girls are connected, brave, and resilient. Girlstart makes girls more successful and inspires them to take ...
Global Cardboard Challenge

Global Cardboard Challenge

Inspired by the short film, Caine's Arcade, the Global Cardboard Challenge is a worldwide celebration of child creativity and the role communities can play in fostering it. In the month of September, kids are challenged ...
Globe at Night

Globe at Night

Activity guide for January and February 2017 for this awesome citizen science program. Find additional activity guide and resources at www.globeatnight.org ...
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Going Places by Peter H. Reynolds

A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages, with art from New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds ...
Gravity Visualized

Gravity Visualized

Gravity Visualized is a video of physics teacher Dan Burns explaining his space-time warping demo. A 2-kg mass in the middle with rolling marbles show orbits. A large marble rolling with a smaller one next to ...
Guide to the Energy of the Earth

Guide to the Energy of the Earth

Energy is neither created nor destroyed — and yet the global demand for it continues to increase. But where does energy come from, and where does it go? Joshua M. Sneideman examines the many ways ...
Hollow Flashlight Invented by 14-Year-Old Girl

Hollow Flashlight Invented by 14-Year-Old Girl

Meet Ann Makosinski, a 15-year-old who invented a flashlight powered by thermal energy from her hand - no batteries necessary - EVER! Use this video to introduce your students to a young inventor who won ...
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How To Catch A Leprechaun: How to Trick A Wee Person! by Crystal Chandler

Have you ever wanted to catch a Leprechaun as a kid? We all have! This instructional book teaches kids science while also taking them on an imaginary journey to the edge of rainbow ...
IDC - Independent, Dependent, and Control

IDC – Independent, Dependent, and Control

How to turn just about anything into a science experiment! ...
IDC - Independent, Dependent, and Control (Spanish) - Independiente, Dependiente y Control

IDC – Independent, Dependent, and Control (Spanish) – Independiente, Dependiente y Control

Como encender absolutamente cualquier cosa (buena casi) en un experimento cientifico! ...
IDC (not IDK) how to turn absolutely anything into a science experiment

IDC (not IDK) How to turn absolutely anything into a science experiment!

Notice something interesting! Wonder how it works? Use this process to turn absolutely anything (well almost) into a science experiment. Learn about independent, dependent, and control variables. Brainstorm independent variables which can be systematically manipulated ...
IET

IET

FREE teaching resources for students aged 11-19 years with film clips, online games and quizzes. Search for resources to use in your classroom and ideas for extension and homework. Topics include: Averages and Errors; Budgets ...
If the Moon Were Only One Pixel

If the Moon Were Only One Pixel

If you are trying to teach students about the scale of the solar system, this scale model of the solar system, If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel, is a phenomenal tool! How long does ...
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If You Were the Moon by Laura Purdie Salas

If you were the moon, what would you do? You'd spin like a twilight ballerina and play dodgeball with space rocks! And more ...
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Inch by Inch

Meet a winning, winsome inchworm, proud of his ability to measure anything under the sun, from a robin's tail to a toucan's beak ...
Information Is Beautiful

Information Is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful is a team led by London-based author, writer, and designer David McCandless. They are dedicated to distilling the world's data, information and knowledge into beautiful, interesting and, above all, useful visualizations, infographics, ...
Instructables

Instructables

Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your creations ...
Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

What makes a superhero a superhero? Use this video to teach young girls how some real-life superheroes at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering are using the special powers to save people and make their ...
Invisible Bicycle Helmet

Invisible Bicycle Helmet

You know what kind of sucks about riding a bike? Other than all that pedaling? Bike helmets. Sure, they keep that overrated "brain" from getting splattered, but they take a lot of the open-air--joy out ...
ion Future: The STEM Career Exploration Game

ion Future: The STEM Career Exploration Game

Every day, professionals in STEM careers help people get better, discover new things, save the planet, build the future, solve mysteries, and play with some very cool tools. iON Future lets you explore these careers, ...
IPCC Report 2013

IPCC Report 2013

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Fifth Assessment Report which is over 2,000 pages long. Climate Change Science 2013: Haiku by Gregory C. Johnson is a phenomenal example of science communication using ...
Joy of Pi

Joy of Pi

David Blatner is an internationally known expert in publishing and the author of fifteen books on popular science, religion, and graphics. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars around North America. You can ...
Knowledge Is Beautiful

Knowledge Is Beautiful

Covering everything from dog breeds and movie plots to timelines of the far future and the complexity of relationships of the Middle East, this stunning book unveils the intricate, invisible and sometimes hilarious stories lurking in the data, information & ...
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Lab Rules Dua Lipa “New Rules” Parody

Lab Safety. Don't be a Carol. Low cost science parody of Dua Lipa's official music video New Rules! ...
LearnZillion

LearnZillion

LearnZillion offers a FREE and growing set of Math and English Language resources for Grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards. The LearnZillion YouTube channel has ...
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Life in the Ocean: The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle first lost her heart to the ocean as a young girl when she discovered the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico in her backyard. As an adult, she dives even deeper ...
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Mae Jemison by Laurie Calkhoven

Blast off into space and get to know Mae Jemison—the first African-American woman to ever go to space—with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should ...
Math and Magic of Origami

Math and Magic of Origami

The math and magic of origami is a TED Talk featuring Robert Lang - a pioneer of the newest kind of origami. Watch as he uses math and engineering principles to fold mind-blowingly intricate designs that ...
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Math for Young Children

Mathematics website for young children with resources ...
Math Forum

Math Forum

How many celebrations are there in your math class? Each year on March 14th many classrooms break from their usual routines to observe the festivities of "Pi Day" because the digits in this date correspond ...
Math Magic Card Tricks

Math Magic Card Tricks

There are card tricks which are slight of hand and card tricks which rely on the discrete mathematics inherent to a regular deck of cards. These fall into the latter category. Don't worry, you do ...
MathMovesU

MathMovesU

From virtual thrill rides, scholarships and sponsorships to special events, interactive experiences and national competitions, MathMovesU inspires students to see math and science in a whole new light. Raytheon believes tomorrow's engineers and technologists need ...
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Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey

As a child, Maya Lin loved to study the spaces around her. She explored the forest in her backyard, observing woodland creatures, and used her house as a model to build tiny towns out of ...
Minute Earth

Minute Earth

MinuteEarth is a YouTube channel with short video clips (usually less than 3 minutes in length) on the science and stories about our awesome planet! From Why Are Leaves Green? to The Biggest Organism on Earth to How do Trees Survive ...
Mission 31

Mission 31

Mission 31 broke new ground in ocean exploration and honored the 50th anniversary of the monumental legacy left by Fabien's grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau who is credited with creating the first ocean floor habitats for humans ...
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Mojo Puts It All Together – ClassDojo

Mojo reflects on the meaning of 'your brain is like a muscle' after a setback ...
Moss FM

Moss FM

Looking for an alternative source of energy - how about moss? This video demonstrates Moss FM - a radio powered by moss, using Photo Microbial Fuel Cells (Photo-MFCs), an emerging biophilic technology that uses plants like biological ...
Moving Cubes

Moving Cubes

Try these activities with your students to get their hands and minds on possibilities! LEARN MORE Also, check out Crazy Paper Thing and Paper Toy ...
Natural Inquirer

Natural Inquirer

The Natural Inquirer program produces a variety of science education materials for PreK through grade 12. Natural Inquirer products are produced by the USDA Forest Service, the Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association (CFAIA), and other cooperators and ...
Nature of Science Paper Circuit

Nature of Science Paper Circuit

Let your students explore the nature of science and use the science practices when they build this paper circuit and explore the rules that govern which LEDs will light at the same time and which ...
NCTM Illuminations

NCTM Illuminations

April is Math Awareness Month! Beyond the Mathemagic activity of the day revealed each day this month on mathaware.org, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has a site called Illuminations. Home to over 600 ...
New Generation of Women in Science

New Generation of Women in Science

Meet A New Generation of Women in Science - Girls in STEM! This video features young women scientists and engineers who wowed the President and the nation at the White House Science Fair. It shines a ...
NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project

NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project

Do you teach about climate science? NOAA is looking for its next class of Climate Stewards - educators who want to investigate innovative teaching methods and become a part of a vibrant learning community. If ...
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Not a Box by Antoinette Portis

A box is just a box . . . unless it's not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows ...
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Notice, Wonder, Learn: Paper Circuits

These templates allow for initial exploration of paper circuits, series and parallel circuits, and circuit diagrams. Supplies are not too expensive and links to necessary supplies are included in the document below (final page). Check ...
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Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin

What would you do if you lived in a community without a library, hospital, post office, or fire department? If you were Benjamin Franklin, you'd set up these organizations yourself ...
NumberNut

NumberNut

NumberNut offers an introduction to mathematics and its variety of topics. It's not just for kids, it's for everyone (even if you aren't a number nut). From Shapes & Colors to Scientific Notation and Variables, ...
OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine

OK Go – This Too Shall Pass – Rube Goldberg Machine

Rube Goldberg Machine - Official Video - From the OK Go album "Of the Blue Colour of the Sky" available at www.okgo.net/store ...
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OK GO SANDBOX – Needing/Getting

OK Go wanted to find out if they could play their song using a car and everyday objects. Turns out they could!! ...
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OK GO SANDBOX – The One Moment

This video was actually shot in 4 seconds, but when played back in slow motion, it stays in sync with the music. How did they do it?!?! ...
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OK GO SANDBOX – This Too Shall Pass

OK Go created this video by connecting a series of simple machines together, to create a single chain reaction machine timed perfectly to their song. So perfectly, in fact, that one section of the machine ...
Pale Blue Dot

Pale Blue Dot

Enjoy the Pale Blue Dot - Animation, a video with an excerpt from Carl Sagan's book Pale Blue Dot read by Sagan himself. We need to do our best to preserve and cherish our home - a lonely ...
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Paper Circuitry Notebook

Hack your notebook and illuminate your thinking! ...
PBS SciGirls

PBS SciGirls

SciGirls has the bold goal of changing how millions of girls think about STEM. Each half-hour episode highlights the processes of science and engineering, following a different group of middle school girls who design, with ...
Pepper's Pyramid hack atop a cell phone screen

Pepper’s Pyramid Projector

Turn your cell phone or tablet into a 3D hologram-like projector using plastic you would normally recycle. Reuse flat clear plastic to give this old physics trick a high tech twist. Less ecologically friendly, but ...
PhET Interactive Simuations

PhET Interactive Simuations

PhET Interactive Simulations range from elementary to university level and cover subjects like physics, biology, chemistry, earth science, math and cutting edge research. Check out John Travoltage to teach about static electricity! Each simulation has ...
Pi Day Exporatorium

Pi Day Exporatorium

Founded at the Exploratorium by Prince of Pi, physicist Larry Shaw, Pi Day has become an international holiday, celebrated live and online all around the world ...
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Press Here by Herve Tullet

Press Here by Herve Tullet- Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to ...
Qwirkle

Qwirkle

Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, but this game also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or color. Look ...
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Rachel Carson: Clearing the Way for Environmental Protection

Rachel Carson: Clearing the Way for Environmental Protection. The format of the series is unique, with humorous, cartoon-like original illustrations from the author ...
RAFT Idea Sheets

RAFT Idea Sheets

RAFT Idea Sheets are easy-to-use hands-on experience guides linked to core curriculum topics. Use the Idea Sheets Search Tool to rapidly pinpoint activities perfectly suited to the grade level, subject area, and content standard you ...
Rainbow-Ish - ROY G BIV

Rainbow-Ish – ROY G BIV

Starting with the primary colors of paint (cyan, yellow, and magenta), challenge your students to mix up all the colors of the rainbow - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet ...
Reading Horizons

Reading Horizons

"The Importance of Reading Aloud to Students of All Grades and Levels," an essay presented on the website Reading Horizons ...
RGB Color Light Show Video

RGB Color Light Show Video

Do you know the REAL primary colors? With just a few supplies from your local hardware store, you can recreate this STEMAZing demonstration of the REAL primary colors of light and color addition in your ...
RGB Light Show Worksheet

RGB Light Show Worksheet

Do you know the REAL primary colors of light? Use this worksheet along with red, green, and blue flood lights to demonstrate the REAL primary colors of light and the principle of color addition. Find ...
RGB Primary Color Light Show Paper Circuit

RGB Primary Color Light Show Paper Circuit

Let students build this paper circuit to explore the REAL primary colors, which are NOT blue, yellow, and red! ...
RocketSTEM

RocketSTEM

Students love space! RocketSTEM blends space history - past, present, and future - with interviews, career paths, astronomy lessons, aerospace and astronomy news, museum features, NASA technology spinoffs, puzzles games, quizzes, lesson plans and other ...
Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty ...
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Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

 Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a ...
Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg

Did you know there is a Rube Goldberg contest for middle and high school students? For inspiration, show your students the videos from GoldieBlox, OK Go, and Honda - all demonstrating Rube Goldberg Machines ...
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Say Zoop by Herve Tullet

Make some noise! Shout "OH!" Whisper "oh!" Say "Zoop"? Yes! "Zoop!" "Zoop!" "Zoop!" The newest book from Hervé Tullet magically responds with bursts of color and moving shapes ...
Science Buddies

Science Buddies

Science Buddies empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal ...
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Science is… Science is not…

A fantastic lesson about the nature of science. This lesson addresses many misconceptions about science. Adapted from Evolution & the Nature of Science Institutes lesson called Sunsets, Souls, and Senses which is included below. The ...
Science Snacks

Science Snacks

Snacks from the Exploratorium are not the kind you eat! They're for learning and having fun! Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium. Each Science Snack ...
ScienceDump

ScienceDump

ScienceDump is a source for popular science videos and pictures. Their goal is to bring back the cool and fun in science by selecting the best on the web. ScienceDump also features Documentaries, Infographics, Science-humor, ...
Scientific Literacy - Neil deGrasse Tyson

Scientific Literacy – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Scientific Literacy - Neil deGrasse Tyson features the popular host of the COSMOS series describing why scientific literacy is so important. "The goal here is not to make everybody a scientist. ... What matters is whether they're scientifically ...
SciShow with Hank Green

SciShow with Hank Green

SciShow, with host Hank Green, is an ever increasing collection of videos discussing science news, history and concepts. With equal parts skepticism and enthusiasm, SciShow goes a little deeper, without going off the deep end (most of ...
ScratchEd

ScratchEd

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy for students to create interactive art, stories, simulations, and games - and share those creations online. ScratchEd is an online community where Scratch educators share stories, ...
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Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings “What I Am”

Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings "What I Am" which should be an anthem for everyone regardless of age. Growth mind set and self-esteem ...
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Set Up for RGB Color Light Show Video

Video with tips about how to set up the RGB Light Show if you have your own set of red, green, and blue flood lights. Click on the title here, Set Up RGB Color Light ...
Shalors

Shalors

Shalors (Shapes and Colors) is a $2 hack of the game Qwirkle. Using supplies from online and the dollar store, you can make all 108 pieces of this game for just a couple dollars AND ...
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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist

At 9 years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but ...
Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds

Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds

Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds- Marisol loves to paint. So when her teacher asks her to help make a mural for the school library, she can’t wait to begin! But how can Marisol make a ...
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Skype a Scientist

Skype a Scientist matches scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists will skype into the classroom for 30-60 minute Q and A sessions that can cover the scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be ...
Smithsonian Blog

Smithsonian Blog

You may find the Smithsonian's College of Arts and Sciences blog interesting. From The Art and Science of Growing Snowflakes in a Lab to This is What Happens When You Ask Scientists to Explain Their ...
Solar FREAKIN' Roadways

Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways

Solar FREAKIN' Roadways! It's the roadway of the future! Solar Roadways is a modular paving system of solar panels that can withstand the heaviest of trucks. These Solar Road Panels can be installed on roads, parking ...
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STEMAZing Journal Hack

Make graph paper STEMAZing journals that require no staples or tape, using an old bookbinding trick ...
Story Maps

Story Maps

Everyone has a story to tell. Harness the power of maps to tell yours ...
Teach Engineering

Teach Engineering

Are you looking for ways to make applied science and math (engineering) come alive in the classroom? The TeachEngineering collection provides educators with FREE access to a growing curricular resource of multi-week units, lessons, activities ...
Teach Pi

Teach Pi

Welcome to the first and best place on the Web for teachers who want to find or share ideas for Pi Day activities, learning, and entertainment ...
Teachers Try Science

Teachers Try Science

Teachers Try Science provides free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, that are designed to spark students' interest in STEM. What's more, the site features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss ...
Teen Scientist Harnesses Sun Power

Teen Scientist Harnesses Sun Power

Meet Raquel Redshirt, the Navajo teen who is harnessing solar energy to meet the needs of her community. Raquel uses everyday materials and the sun to build solar ovens. She also received an award at the Intel ...
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The $1 Pocket Microscope

Explore the microscopic world around you with this $1 3D printed microscope. Looking at insects, plants, and even dirt close up can be fascinating! ...
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The Carrot Seed

The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson (Illustrator). When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow ...
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The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds- For anyone who has been afraid to express themselves- from a child in art class to an adult whose fear has shut down a long-held dream ...
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The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

If you've ever felt different, if you've ever been low, if you don't quite fit in, there's a name you should know... Meet Dr. Temple Grandin--one of the world's quirkiest science heroes! ...
Imagine of The Incredible Power of Yet

The Incredible Power of Yet – ClassDojo

Katie discovers the incredible power of yet from an unexpected source ...
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The Lab Song (Bruno Mars Parody)

The Lab Song (Bruno Mars Parody) for all the Biology teachers out there ...
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The Magic of Mistakes – ClassDojo

Mojo enters a robotics competition and wins an unexpected lesson in the magic of mistakes ...
Image of video The Mysterious World of Neurons

The Mysterious World of Neurons – ClassDojo

Katie leads Mojo on a journey to learn from the secrets of the brain from a mysterious guru ...
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The Wild Robot Escapes (The Wild Robot #2) by Peter Brown

Shipwrecked on a remote, wild island, Robot Roz learned from the unwelcoming animal inhabitants and adapted to her surroundings--but can she survive the challenges of the civilized world and find her way home to Brightbill ...
Theory Cubes - Best Nature of Science Lesson of ALL TIME!

Theory Cubes – Best Nature of Science Lesson of ALL TIME!

Theory cubes is the BEST nature of science lesson of all time. Engage students to use evidence to support their claims and then demonstrate the way science works by not revealing the "right" answer. NOTE: ...
Theory Cubes (Spanish) - Teoria de los Cubos

Theory Cubes (Spanish) – Teoria de los Cubos

Naturaleza de Leccion de Ciencia ...
Trees for Wildlife

Trees for Wildlife

Trees for Wildlife is an educational program of the National Wildlife Federation providing adult leaders with fun, hands-on science-based activities to help young people learn about the importance of trees and how to plant and ...
VEX Robotics Competition

VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition is the largest and fastest growing middle and high school robotics program. Each year, an exciting engineering challenge is presented in the form of a game. Students build innovative robots and compete year-round ...
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Wendell the Narwhal by Emily Dove

Everyone in the ocean can make music, except for Wendell the narwhal. His big, pointy horn can't go "pop pop pop" or "clappy clap clap" or even "whoosh" ...
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What If You Had Animal Eyes? (What If You Had) by Sandra Markle

What if you woke up one morning and your eyes weren't yours? What If You Had Animal Eyes? -- the next imaginative book in the What If You Had series ...
Book cover- Whoosh!

Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor ...
World of Mathematics

World of Mathematics

The World of Mathematics FREE interactive eBook allows learners to dive into a colorful and engaging world, discovering some of the most exciting and curious mathematical ideas. Using interactive games, animations, and countless illustrations, advanced mathematics becomes accessible ...
World Science U

World Science U

World Science U - immerse yourself in the world of science! Education for everyone at all levels of interest and knowledge. Watch Science Unplugged videos to explore quick answers to hundreds of questions. Enjoy Short ...
World's Smallest 3D Printing Pen

World’s Smallest 3D Printing Pen

LIX 3D Printing Pen is on the other end of the spectrum but the possibilities are endless. Inspire students to imagine what they could create with a 3D Printing Pen! ...
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Your Brain is Like a Muscle – Class Dojo

Introduce your students to the idea of a Growth Mindset. The simple idea that your brain is like a muscle is proven to have profound impact on learning! ...
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Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, Stretch It, Shape It by Joann Deak

This innovative and timely picture book teaches children that they have the ability to stretch and grow their own brains ...
Zometool

Zometool

Zometool is a unique and award winning building toy that is treasured by kids, parents, teachers, artists, and scientists. From projects to create crazy bubbles or buckyballs or DNA or other fantastic geometric structures, Zometool opens up ...

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