Science Resources

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NewselaNewsela is one of the most comprehensive resources out there. The site has news stories, organized by current events or by subject, and activities for …, , , , 0.0093.33allgrades specialeducation curriculum book multisubjects gradelevel subject resourcetype
ReadWorksReadWorks.org provides research-based reading comprehension instruction, material, curriculum, assignments, and texts for kindergarten to 12th grade. It’s free for to sign up. You can access …, , , , , 0.0083.33allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum progressive book gradelevel subject resourcetype
Khan AcademyThis is a fantastic learning platform that can be used for providing sequential courses across content areas. It is free to create an account and …, , , , , 0.0083.33sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
SeesawSeesaw is a learning platform being used by grades K-12. It provides activities and lessons that are already setup for teachers and students. It provides …, , , , 0.0090.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
OutschoolOutschool is a learning platform that provide teachers, students, and parents with a wide range of subjects to learn about, as well as live online …, , , , 5.00 - 245.0066.67allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum progressive gradelevel subject resourcetype
National Geographic KidsNational Geographic Kids provides free access to activities, games, and articles for learning about animals, countries, environment, and science. They provide academic-based games and activities, …, , 0.0063.33allgrades reading science gradelevel subject
Reading A to ZReading A-Z provides reading resources for use online or in the classroom. Students can access a variety of texts and resources that are Common core-aligned. …, , , , , , 0.0056.67elementary curriculum progressive book videos activities multisubjects gradelevel resourcetype subject
LakeshoreLakeshore is providing more than 1,000 free resources during COVID-19. They are providing lesson plans across grade levels, activities, templates, writing prompts, and craft ideas. …, , , , 0.0080.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill curriculum book gradelevel subject resourcetype
PBS LearningMediaTeachers and students can create a free account and receive access to a variety of resources for grades preschool to high school for online learning …, , , , 0.0080.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill book videos gradelevel subject resourcetype
Journey to the MicrocosmosA strong video series that combines the biology knowledge of Hank Green with the microcosmos photography of James Weiss. It’s a slice-of-life in the microcosmos …, , 0.0093.33highschoolscience videos science highschoolsubject resourcetype subject
BrainPOPThis site provides lessons for ELA, Math, Science, Art, and more. They are providing free access to schools, teachers, and families during school closures due …, , , 0.0086.67allgrades allsubjects multiskill videos gradelevel subject resourcetype
Socratica ChemistrySocratica is a short video series about with a variety of core content and independent living skills subjects. This is their chemistry series. They’re a …, , 0.0091.67highschoolscience videos science highschoolsubject resourcetype subject
National Science Teachers AssociationThe National Science Teachers Association has science ebooks and activities for all grades that are free during school closures. Each book features pop up questions, …, , , , 0.0086.67highschoolscience allgrades multiskill book science highschoolsubject gradelevel resourcetype subject
Sun West School DivisionThe Sun West School Division in Canada has an amazing array of free resources for teachers and parents on their website available for free and, …, , 0.0094.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill gradelevel subject resourcetype
WUSF at HomeWUSF has created a list of websites and resources with games for students to play during their time at home., , , , 0.0096.67allsubjects reading math uncategorized activities subject
AmplifyAmplify has assembled a resource bank for students K-8 of free educational materials. Their site includes novel studies for elementary and middle school students, an adaptive …, , , , , , , , 0.0093.33elementary reading multiskill specialeducation curriculum science sixthgrade seventhgrade eighthgrade gradelevel subject resourcetype
STEM Toys for Kids Stuck at Home During CoronavirusSTEM toys—which help kids build skills in science, technology, engineering, and math—can be a helpful bridge between educational exploration and playtime What sets STEM toys …, , , , , , , , 0.0091.67subject allgrades reading writing math socialstudies science arts activities gradelevel
MobyMaxMobyMax provides a complete curriculum along with assessments for educators and families. It is free to sign up for a teacher account. You can create …, , , , 0.0096.67subject allgrades allsubjects gradelevel resourcetype
FlipgridFlipgrid provides educators with a free and easy to use online learning platform. It provides resources for learners, educators, and families for learning online or …, , , , , , , 0.0090.00subject allgrades allsubjects gradelevel resourcetype multiskill uncategorized videos
Active Learning SpaceActive Learning Space provides curriculum-based learning for educators, learners, and families to support learners of all abilities levels. This programs supports learners with multiple disabilities …, , , , , , 0.0093.33sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill specialeducation curriculum progressive subject gradelevel resourcetype
Go Open VAGo Open VA is a searchable database of open source educational resources compiled by Virginia teachers. There are categories for each subject, standard, and grade …, 0.0063.33allgrades allsubjects gradelevel subject
New Kent Distance LearningNew Kent County Public Schools in Virginia has pulled together grade level packets for each grade level that can be printed and do not rely …, , 0.0096.67offline allgrades allsubjects resourcetype gradelevel subject
Buffalo State School Away from SchoolBuffalo State’s School of Education has created a beautiful and well organized resource bank for school away from school. They have sample schedules for students …, , , , 0.0095.00sel allgrades allsubjects multiskill covid19 subject gradelevel resourcetype
PhETPhET has over 130 free math and science simulations for students– and over 2000 lessons to go with them. Many of the simulations are available …, , , , 0.0098.33highschoolscience allgrades highschoolmath curriculum science highschoolsubject gradelevel resourcetype subject
National Science FoundationThe National Science Foundation has a resource bank of classroom activities sorted by topics from physics to computing to neuroscience. Each page has links to …, , , 0.0088.33highschoolscience allgrades highschoolmath science highschoolsubject gradelevel subject
OpenSciEdScience teachers can go on OpenSciEd and sign up for a free account. Once they have it, they can download curriculum units that include videos, …, , , , 0.0075.00highschoolscience science sixthgrade seventhgrade eighthgrade highschoolsubject subject gradelevel
Science BuddiesScience Buddies has hands on STEM activities for teachers, many of which work for distance learning., , 0.0081.67highschoolscience allgrades science highschoolsubject gradelevel subject
TwinklTwinkl provides curriculum, resources, material, activities, lessons and more for educators, students, and families. Resources from Twinkl can be used with google classroom or any …, , , , , , , , , 0.0090.00multilingual subject allsubjects gradelevel elementary multiskill specialeducation curriculum progressive esol resourcetype
ShareMyLessonA learning online community for educators and families to create and share lessons and resources. Sign up is free to access 400,000 free resources, lesson …, , , , , , , , , 0.0093.33allsubjects allgrades multiskill specialeducation curriculum highschoolsubject for-families progressive videos activities subject gradelevel resourcetype
ABCmouse.comABCmouse.com is a subscription-based program for educators and families. They provide common core-align curriculum and lesson plans for online learning. Printable resources are available. There …, , , , , , , , , , , , , 9.95+83.33prek allsubjects multiskill elementary curriculum kindergarten for-families progressive firstgrade book secondgrade videos arts activities gradelevel subject resourcetype
Sesame Street in CommunitiesSesame Street is working with communities to provide support for education for educators and families. They provide information, resources, and activities for a range of …, , , , , , , , 0.0093.33sel allsubjects elementary multiskill specialeducation for-families videos activities covid19 subject gradelevel resourcetype
Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 Slides ((here) from Council for Exceptional Children (K-12).  Text version for best practices for educating online here. Teaching Special …, , 0.0090.00allsubjects allgrades multiskill subject gradelevel resourcetype
250+ Amazing Online Learning ResourcesWe are Teachers compiled a list of free tools for teachers.  Many are able to be used for various supports or strategies, they describe how. …, , , , 0.0090.00allgrades allsubjects multiskill highschoolsubject for-families gradelevel subject resourcetype
The NSF Science Zone app (Free).Download the NSF Science Zone app (FREE!) Access and navigate hundreds of exciting videos and high-resolution photos from a wide array of science topics. You …, , , , 0.0056.67highschoolscience highschoolmath allgrades highschoolsubject science gradelevel subject
121 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student EngagementA comprehensive compilation of online tools.  This list is broken down to support content area teachers to find content easily, while keeping your students engaged. …, , 0.0093.33gradelevel allgrades allsubjects subject
NY Times for High School Students (free).The New York Times is available to high schools across the U.S. — for free.  Enjoy free digital access from April 6 to July 6. …, 0.00100.00allsubjects highschoolsubject subject
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