National Science Standards

NH K-12 Science Curriculum Frameworks

Science Resources

3 star rating = Extremely Useful,  2 star rating = Very Useful, one star rating = Somewhat Useful,  checkmark = Frameworks Connection

  1. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (www.enc.org) This is a site containing a great collection of science resources. The site is searchable with a "Resource Finder." Search by topic, grade level, cost (find web resources by putting the cost to "0"). 3 star ratingcheckmark
  2. McREL Science Resources (www.mcrel.org/resources/links/science.asp) This site contains a comprehensive collection of excellent science resources aligned with standards and frameworks.3 star ratingcheckmark
  3. Bill Nye the Science Guy (nyelabs.kcts.org/flash_go.html) Check out the "Teacher's Lounge" section for useful resources.3 star rating
  4. The Franklin Institute Science Museum (sln.fi.edu) This site contains many useful resources including a "Science Activities" section, which is divided by topic and grade level. Also noteworthy is the "Educational Hotlist".3 star rating
  5. Hands-on Science Centers Worldwide (www-cgi.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mwm/www/sci.html) Many links to museums interested in interactive science education can be found here, including useful resources supporting science curriculum and standards.3 star ratingcheckmark
  6. Classrooms of the 21st Century (www.accessexcellence.org/21st/index.html) This site is a teaching and learning forum for science education. Check out An Introduction to Science Portfolios.2 star rating
  7. Frank Potter's Science Gems (www.sciencegems.com) This is a great collection of science and math resources, and it includes lesson plans which are aligned with the California Science standards.3 star ratingcheckmark
  8. ESP Unit Resources (www.monroe2boces.org/shared/esp/Unitres.htm) This site contains many useful resources that coordinate with the Elementary Science Program, which is a hands-on interdisciplinary curriculum for science used in New York State. 3 star rating
  9. Exploratorium Learning Studio (www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/) The Exploratorium contains many learning resources and activities. Check out "frogs" for an example.3 star rating
  10. Schrock Guide Science and Technology Resources (school.discovery.com/schrockguide/sci-tech.html) This is a nice collection of useful resource links.3 star rating
  11. Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School (www.kathimitchell.com/index.html) This site contains lots of great links and resources that teachers will be able to connect to the classroom curriculum. 3 star ratingcheckmark
  12. Ask ERIC Science Lesson Plans (askeric.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science) This site contains lesson plans for the science curriculum and a searchable database.3 star rating
  13. Busy Teacher's Web Site -- Science (www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/sci.html) A collection of links to many useful science resources and lesson plans can be found on this site.3 star rating
  14. CIESE Collaborative Project Sites (www.k12science.org/collaborativesites.html) Many resources and links to collaborative projects for all subjects and age groups. 3 star rating
  15. Animal Diversity Web (animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/) This contains a searcable encyclopedia of animal natural history. Photographs of scientific specimens are included. The database design promotes inquiry-based learning. 3 star rating
  16. Secrets of the Ocean Realm (www.pbs.org/oceanrealm/index1.html) Classroom activities about oceanography and many other fine resources are located on this site. 3 star ratingcheckmark
  17. The Environmental Site (www.envirosite.com) This site contains a number of environmental resources including online tutorials, glossaries, fact sheets, online publications, and much more. 3 star rating
  18. National Geographic's Wild World (www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/) This site provides information and resources on some of the world's rarest and most endangered areas.3 star rating
  19. Water on the Web (wow.nrri.umn.edu/wow/index.html) This site provides opportunities for hands-on science explorations that are designed to promote understanding and solve real world environmental problems. Participants work with state of the art technologies accessible through the web. 3 star rating checkmark
  20. The Lemelson Center (www.si.edu/lemelson/) This site provides information and resources about invention and innovation, and is designed to encourage creativity. Whole Cloth: Discovering Science and Technology Through American History is just one example of the fine resources available on this site.3 star rating checkmark
  21. Sky View Cafe (www.skyviewcafe.com/) This site provides a Java applet that enables the viewer to see astronomical information. You can see what stars and planets will be above your location. 2 star rating
  22. Biomes and Ecosystems (mbgnet.mobot.org/index.htm) This is a useful classroom resource exploring rainforests, deserts, grasslands,wetlands, shorelines, oceans, and much more. 2 star ratingcheckmark
  23. Monarch (www2.cybernex.net/~dbenz/monarch.htm) This site explores how to raise monarch butterflies. It has wonderful photographs and is set out in a clear, straightforward manner.  3 star ratingcheckmark
  24. Monarch Watch (www.monarchwatch.org/) This is a comprehensive site on the topic of monarch butterflies. It includes information about research, raising monarchs, photographs, and other useful curriculum materials.  3 star ratingcheckmark
  25. Journey North (www.learner.org/jnorth/) Information about wildlife migration is included on this excellent site sponsored by Anneenburg/CPB. Schools can log on to collect data and help track a number of migratory species each spring.  3 star ratingcheckmark
  26. Drought Monitor (www.drought.unl.edu/dm/) A collection of resources and indices to detect and measure droughts.2 star rating
  27. Water Science for Schools (ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html) A collection of information, resources and activities on the many aspects of water.  3 star rating
  28. BIODIDAC Digital Biology Resources (biodidac.bio.uottawa.ca/) A bank of digital images, video, and animations for the teaching of biology.  3 star rating
  29. Beginnner's Guide to Aeronautics (www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/) Resources, information, and activities to engage beginners in the study of aerodynamics from kites to rockets.  3 star rating
  30. Zona Land (id.mind.net/~zona/) Math and physics resources. 2 star rating
  31. The Globe Program (globe.fsl.noaa.gov/globe_flash.html) Hands on science education program that utilizes collaboration and worldwide network resources to investigate and collect data. participation requires teachers to join Globe and attend a workshop. 3 star ratingcheckmark
  32. NIH Curriculum Supplement Series (http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements) K-12 interactive teaching units utilizing scientific research discoveries with excellent instructional materials.  3 star rating checkmark
  33. Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page (http://www.wildwildweather.com/) a nice collection of weather information and resources. 3 star rating
  34. The Physics Classroom  (www.physicsclassroom.com/) online physics tutorial with multimedia resources.  3 star rating checkmark
  35. Playing with Time (www.playingwithtime.org)  this fascinating site explores how the world changes over time. Visit the Gallery to see time sped up and slowed down. Interesting activities invite participation.  3 star rating

 

 

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