Science

In an effort to help our COPESD teachers in this unprecedented situation we are sharing a list of distance learning resources that are recommended by fellow educators. Some may fit into your curriculum. They may not follow state standards directly, but the content will be sound. Please keep in mind that this page will be updated regularly.

Resources

Bozeman Science (6-12) - Bozeman Science YouTube Channel - short video lectures by science topic.

CSTA: Distance Learning Resources (K-12) - Connecticut Science Teachers Association curated list of distance learning resources.

Discovery Education (K-12) - Online videos and lesson activities. Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.

Dr. M. Canipe, Northen Arizona University (6-12) - Large list of online science simulations and other resources. Google Doc via Dr. M Canipe

HHMI BioInteractive (9-12) - Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.

Mystery Science (K-5) - To help educators during this time of coronavirus, we have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed. Copy and paste the links below into your documents and use them however they might be helpful! Mystery Science is the creator of the most popular science lessons in U.S. schools. We’ve curated this starter set of science lessons that you can use remotely or share with parents.

National Geographic (K-12) - Find educational resources for Grades Pre-K–12, from brief activity ideas to rich multimedia lessons and units.

STEM Guide for Kids (6-12) - This guide features summer camps, websites, competitions, apps, and career resources for students in elementary school to high school.

The Henry Ford (K-12) - STEM resources from The Henry Ford

WeatherSTEM (K-12) - Scholar from WeatherSTEM resources and lessons engage students in weather and data literacy.

Windows2Universe (NESTA) (K-12) - Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.

Exploratorium Museum (K-12) - For all ages, in both formal and informal learning settings, these essential tools spark curiosity, exploration, and understanding.

Scientific American (K-12) - As the old saying (almost) goes, science starts in the home. Try our fun science activities, which parents and their kids ages 6-12 can do together with household items in just a half hour or less. Teachers might like to incorporate them, too.

iHub Biology Unit Specific Support (9-12) - Are you having to teach iHub biology suddenly through remote teaching? We've created a folder where you can share strategies with other teachers, organized by iHub unit.

TUVA (3-12) - The Tuva tools enable students to easily explore and manipulate data to create their own graphs and charts. They promote conceptual understanding of important mathematical and statistical concepts and ideas

NSTA Blog (K-12) - Designed to help science teachers with all things science. This blog provides opportunities to connect with mentors, explore resources, and connect with others.

MyStemMakers (K-12)- This is the site of our science consultant, Linnea Gibson. She is providing resources and ideas for both teachers and families.

K-2 Activities

Resources for Student Learning

CK-12 Digital Textbooks (K-12)- Includes Flexbooks (digital textbooks) with interactive lessons for students. Easy integration into google classroom! (Search for your level under "subjects.")

STEM Resources K-12 from SVSU- Hands-on activities and tutorials for all K-12 grade levels and STEM content areas.