Archive for the 'Science' Category

Young Scientist Lab

Young Scientist Lab is a site created in partnership by 3M, Science Olympiad, and Discovery Education. It contains a variety of activities aimed to support K-8 science education. Included are interactive activities, lesson plans, student activities, and a video gallery. It also includes “Science at Work” in which various people working in the field of […]

Read More... is an educational site appropriate for grades K-12,  produced by ETV in South Carolina.  It contains interactive sites, videos, images, audio files and more that are easily searchable by grade level and subject.  The site also offers Collections and resources for teachers.



Listenwise is a site designed to bring current events into the classroom.  The site contains podcasts from a wide variety of public radio shows.  The podcasts were chosen for their relevance to the middle and high school curriculum.  They are also engaging for students to listen to.  Included with the podcasts are lesson plans, listening guides, […]


Math Science & Music

Math Science & Music is a site that offers engaging lessons, games and other activities that integrate music, math and science.  The purpose of the site is to promote STEM education.  The primary target audience is grades 4-8, but there are supplemental materials available for younger and older students.  The site is being developed by scholars […]


Data USA

Data USA is a site that allows viewers to easily collect census data of the US Government.  Data can be searched and is presented in a way that makes it easy to read and understand.  There also some subcategories of data that can be accessed through the links on the left sidebar.


TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing is the TED site created for education.  It contains an extensive library of short, engaging videos and lesson plans covering a wide array of topics.   Teachers can create their own lessons related to the videos using tools available on the site.


Smithsonian Learning Lab

Smithsonian Learning Lab is a portal for accessing the digitized resources available from the Smithsonian museums.  It contains over a million images, recordings and texts, which are all easily searchable.  In addition to their own primary source sets, the Smithsonian Learning Lab allows teachers to create their own collections of resources.  Teachers can also set […]


Amazon Inspire

Amazon Inspire is an online marketplace of free teaching resources for grades K-12.  These resources have been uploaded by educators as well as by Amazon’s education partner organizations (Newseum, EdLeader21, state education departments).  Anyone who has shopped on Amazon’s website will immediately be familiar with the user interface.  Teachers can search for resources by grade, […]


Chronicling America

Chronicling America is joint venture between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.  The Chronicling America website offers viewers access to over 10 million digitized newspapers printed between 1836 and 1922.  (Copyright laws prevent them from archiving more current newspapers.)  The Library of Congress created this helpful video with ideas for […]



Diffen is an interactive online tool that allows the user to compare two things.  Did you ever wonder what the difference is between jam and jelly?  Just type the two terms into the text boxes and you’ll get a whole page of information of both jam and jelly.  Many of the pages also include images […]