Top 10 Science Resources for educators and students

12/6/2011 12:00:00 AM

Science Rules!

(Beaker and Professor Bunsen Honeydew - C Jim Henson)

I've reviewed over 100 science resources over the last year or so, but I thought it might be helpful to teachers to list the top 10 Science Resources.

In no particular order:

1. PhET - free online science and math simulations - virtual labs and simulations, with lesson plans, to use with students.

2. The Biology Corner - lesson plans, activities, and other resources. Mainly Biology, but also has A&P and Physics.

3. STEM - description, ideas and resources for educators - tons of Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math resources, including lessons and activities.

4. Discovery Education STEM resources - great, free resources from Discovery Education.

5. Virtual Tour of NASA Goddard Space Center and Missions - NASA has thousands of great resources for educators and this one is a great way to get students excited about science and space exploration.

6. Forensic Science Resource - CSI: The Experience Web Adventures - forensics is a great way to get kids interested in science and this site has virtual cases for students to solve.

7. Science of Cooking - great resource to engage and excite students about science - food and students -"nuff said. It's actually a great way to get students interested in science.

8. Great Earth Day Resources for Educators - Earth Day is a great time to get students thinking about the environment and about science.

9. The Science Spot - lots of great science resources for teachers and students in all areas of science. Lesson plans, activities, and links.

10. Understanding Science - great resource for teachers and students - explains science in a way that is easy to understand.

Bonus. Science NetLinks - great science resource for teachers - lesson plans, tools, activities and resources.

What are your favorite Science Resources?


Cross posted atEducational Technology Guy and viaTwitter

David Andrade is a Physics Teacher and Educational Technology Specialist in Connecticut. He is the author of theEducational Technology Guy blog, where he reviews free educational technology resources for teachers, discusses ways to use technology to improve teaching and learning, and discusses other issues in education. 
He is also a professional development trainer and presenter at conferences, helping educators learn new and innovative ways to educate students. He is also a Discovery Education STAR Educator and member of the CT DEN Leadership Council. 

Disclaimer: The information shared here is strictly that of the author and does not reflect the opinions or endorsement of his employer.

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