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Curriculum & Instruction

Prioritize high-quality science and STEM educational experiences in every grade to prepare students with skills necessary for college and careers.

Fostering a Positive School Culture for Science by Removing Barriers

What I implemented: We wanted to work on the Essential Element of Values, especially the big pieces around making sure all students engage with science...

Teachers TryScience

Looking for a great project-based lesson? Teachers TryScience features hands-on lessons focused on environmental science. Each lesson is integrated with effective teaching strategies, practical...
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NASA Wavelength

NASA Wavelength provides Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels – from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. Resources are peer-review...

AAAS Science Assessment

AAAS’s Science Assessment site provides over 600 sample assessment items for middle through high school students on earth, life, physical sciences, and the nature...

BioInteractive

BioInteractive provides multimedia resources, including apps, animations, videos, interactives, and virtual labs, to bring scientific discovery into classrooms. Video resources range short films on...

Understanding Evolution

Understanding Evolution, a  collaborative project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education, provides teaching materials, online...

National Geographic Education

National Geographic Education's comprehensive website provides extensive teaching resources, access to programs, scientific research articles for the lay public and classroom and much more.

Ask the Physics Van

The University of Illinois' Physics Van outreach program maintains a Q&A website where volunteers from the Department of Physics have answered thousands of physics-related...

Instructables

Instructables houses thousands of STEM-related tutorials that can be used in the classroom.
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Next Generation Science Standards

The official NGSS website houses the standards, an overview of how and why they were created and extensive resources for educators, parents, districts and...