Exploring Science

  • The links below build on children’s natural curiosity and provide students with the opportunity to explore the world around them. 

     

    • American Chemical Society - Free online lesson plans for grades K-8. Despite the school closures, you can nurture your child’s inquisitive mind through fun chemistry lessons and activities online, thanks to the initiative of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
    • Knowledge On The Go - With over a thousand video lessons available, learning never stops on Knowledge On The Go. Select your grade level and get access to high-quality, coherent instructional materials created by teachers and teacher-writers.
    • Mystery Science - For grades K-5 students. They give access to short digital mini-lessons, to full hands-on activity lessons using materials you have at home.
    • NASA - For kids in elementary school, NASA Kids’ Club has games and activities they can engage with independently. For a deeper exploration of space, check out NASA for Educators to browse STEM resources for K-12. (be sure to enable, or allow, Flash) 
    • NOVA Education - Real-world science learning for grades 7 to 13. It contains over 1500 resources that educators can use in their lessons to spark and enrich student knowledge of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics). 
    • Science Buddies - Science Buddies is a great resource for your science project ideas for school or home. Find guides on conducting experiments and explore the intriguing world of science! Be sure to check out the STEM activities! 
    • Science Friday - Do try this at home! With Science Friday, you can conduct this easy-to-follow experiment and discover the benefits of mucus to our health.
    • Science Fun for Everyone - Instructional videos of simple science experiments you can do at home with your children. Complete with jokes and trivia!
    • Science News for Students - Promotes experiments that can be followed by children at home including puzzles, and vocabulary lessons.