NSTA - Freebies from NSTA including classroom posters for the scientific practices!
NGSS Bundles - The final bundles have been released; check out this listing of all of them!
NGSS Bundles Guide - Everything you ever needed/wanted to know about bundling NGSS!
Discover Magazine - Dynamite resource with an abundance of ideas for perking up a science classroom.
Citizen Science Salon - Discover Magazine's blog with great ideas for citizen science projects.
SciStarter - One stop shop for finding great Citizen Science projects for your NGSS classroom.
To the Moon! - Engage in an engineering design challenge of hitting a target with a paper rocket (NGSS & MA; 8th grade).
11-3-14 An Interactive Periodic Table - Click on any element in the periodic table and an entire lesson opens up complete with video, questions to answer, material to dig deeper, and discussion pieces.
5/15/14 Literacy Design Collaborative - This site is loaded with common core aligned lessons/tasks built around informational text selections that can be used with our curriculum maps/unit designs!
1.) Next Generation Science Standards - Not yet adopted in MO but expected to be adopted in 2014.
2.) Reading/writing standards for SC/SS/Technical Subjects 6-12.
3.) Instructional Strategies for Teaching All Reading/Writing Literacy Strands - Comprehensive resource for grades 6-12.
4.) NGSS - Choose a grade level and a core idea to search for correlated NGSS.
5.) The 25 Must Have Resources for Science - Educational web tools and mobile apps!
6.) NSTA - This is a great source of current science news as well as instructional resources.
1.) Designing an iPad case - This 5-minute video clip features a 9th grade science/engineering teacher facilitating a lesson on designing an iPad case for teachers. There is quite a bit of good information included about refocusing your (digital) search, discerning authentic sources, etc.
1.) Making Science Relevant with Current Events - 5 minute video clip featuring an 8th grade science teacher implementing a teaching strategy utilizing current events
2.) Laura Candler's File Cabinet - For grades 4-8, free printables and helpful website links for the upper elementary or middle school science classroom.
1.) Chip Off the Old Block - A complete NGSS aligned lesson for K-2 students about inheritance of traits.
1,) Exploring the Space that Air Takes Up with Inquiry - First graders study the relationship of air and space using picture books, non-fiction, and actual labs (12 minutes)
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