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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Earth-Now is a hub for recent climate data gathered from Earth satellites. The data sets are visual color scales that cover a 3-D model of Earth, and students can rotate the model and zoom in or out. A color-coded legend shows the relative weakness or strengths of the data sets, which include...

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Created as part of the Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE) Program, these project guides encourage K-12 teachers working in unique educational settings to bring award-winning innovative computer science, engineering, and entrepreneurship projects to their classrooms. The guides feature video...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Destination Education, Inc.
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

It’s up to each of us to keep the ocean clean and free from pollution. Jack spends his days sailing the sea and taking in nets full of half-dead fish, ignoring the polluted condition of the water. He finds an ailing seal and receives a message from the sea itself about its sorry state. The...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
CK-12
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

This free site allows teachers to create digital classrooms, customize textbooks, and teach K-12 STEM concepts.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Google
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Teachers can use Google Earth as a supplement to all kinds of lessons, bringing the geography and topography of different locations to life. Students can perform searches, zoom around the Earth, select layers, and submit eye-level photos served up courtesy of Panoramio. It's a highly engaging...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Paleontological Research Institution (PRI)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

PRI is proud to offer a growing series of Teacher-Friendly Guides to Earth systems science. Written for educators as content resources and curriculum supplements, the Teacher-Friendly Guides are designed to facilitate inquiry-based education providing educators with the background necessary to...

Destination Education, Inc.
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

There is a cycle of seasons which has an impact on the weather, plants and animals. Baby animals spend the summer growing, playing and learning from their parents. No matter where you live, there is a cycle of seasons which impacts on the weather, plants and animals. In some locations it is...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4
Learning Geology
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

With a background on how melts form and freeze, we can now introduce key features of the two settings intrusive and extrusive in which igneous rocks form.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2010, Malcolm Hall
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

You depend on rocks for many things, so wouldn't it be nice to know more about them? This app provides a starting point for learning about rocks without being a course in geology. A small collection of common rocks is provided with photographs and descriptions. There are five quizzes of...

Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

NASA's educational posters are designed to showcase NASA mission information. The back consists of panels that may be downloaded as 8 x 11 inch pages that are designed for use in the classroom. The panels contain information about the poster, classroom activities and resources for educators....

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Destination Education, Inc.
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Everyone loves cars, whether imaginary or real. The Popsnorkles decide they need a new car and can’t believe their eyes when they test drive the amazing Tooth-Gnasher Superflash. The car is a real hit when it has the ability to change its shape into several different animals. This book inspires...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Browse through and download different 3D images from NASA, including the Apollo 11 landing site, Hurricane Sandy, and the Voyager Spacecraft.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2013, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

What did Earth's continents and oceans look like 250 million years ago, or even 1 billion years ago? What do we know about the climate back when our planet formed? EarthViewer is like a time machine for exploring Earth's deep history. Based on the latest scientific research, it lets you scroll...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Learn about NASA with these printable two-sided bookmarks. Each has an image and information about a NASA educational program. Some bookmarks have a classroom activity.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Leanne Thomas
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Five elementary science-based card games: Rock-On, the Rock Cycle card game; Silence! a game about Sound; States of Matter, the card game; Who's Got the Bones; and Kingdoms (of living things). These games can be used as a hands-on tool to complement a science unit. They can also be used to...

Grade Level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The USGS provides information on water systems, such as water basics, flooding, coasts, and other topics.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

To contribute to NASA's studies of our home planet, all you need is a smartphone, access to the outdoors, and the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Observer app. Using the app -- which is available for both iOS and Android platforms -- students of all ages can...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
ScienceInquirer
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Here you will find a full list of links to free resources for science teachers of all grades.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Mars needs YOU! In the future, Mars will need all kinds of explorers, farmers, surveyors, teachers... but most of all YOU! Join us on the journey to Mars as we explore with robots and send humans there one day. Download a Mars poster that speaks to you. Be an Explorer!

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
NISEE Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Center, University of California Berkeley
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The Earthquake Engineering Online Archive is a database of significant, publicly-funded research and development literature, photographs, data, and software in earthquake, structural, and geotechnical engineering. It includes full text for EERC, SEMM, and PEER reports published at UC Berkeley,...

Grade Level: 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Are you looking for NASA Resources to incorporate into your curriculum? Check out the recently updated digital flier, "Easy Ways to Get NASA Education Materials," to access links to NASA resources and databases in a single location. Use NASA's Educational Resource Search Tool to find lesson...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Search this database of NASA materials, including: posters, multimedia, brochures, educator guides, and more.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD) has been published annually by AGI since 1955.  This publication lists all U.S. and most Canadian, Mexican academic geoscience programs and a growing  number of programs around the world.  Each department listing contains faculty, faculty...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

NASA is offering Space Program "Artifacts" and "Special Items" for use or display in your science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) themed program. The purpose of this website is to provide a unique portal for authorized recipients to view NASA's Space Program potential artifacts...

University of Delaware (UD)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The Education Resources Center (ERC) provides curriculum resources and related services to help prepare and support educators -- PreK through college -- to meet national and Delaware content and performance standards. The ERC is a dividion of the Delaware Center for Teacher Education in the...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
2007, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

This article describes the  salinity in the Great Salt Lake, Utah. This USGS publication gives information about the lake's history, ecology, and other geosciences (hydrology, geology, geography).

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Science presents information that is deemed important for individuals and communities to know and understand about Earth's climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches to adaptation or mitigation. Principles in the guide can serve as...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Search hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type, and keyword.

The Concord Consortium
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating innovative educational technology for STEM learning. Our pioneering work brings technology's promise into reality for education worldwide.

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Beyond 4Cs
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Discover the best websites where you can access free gemology courses online! we list the best places for gemological resources here for your convenience.

Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
2014, Andrew Fraknoi, Foothill College, Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Cosmology is an enormous field, and the number of educational resources can be a bit overwhelming. This guide includes only a sampling of non-technical materials that instructors around the US have been using and are likely to have access to. Items were based on their level of difficulty (Astro...

Grade Level: 12
GeologyCafe.com
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

This site contains a free, downloadable poster of the rock cycle. The rock cycle illustrates the formation, alteration, destruction, and reformation of earth materials, and typically over long periods of geologic time. The rock cycle portrays the collective system of processes, and the resulting...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

UNAVCO provides resources (course materials) from their sponsored technical short courses.

Google
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Google Expeditions enable teachers to bring students on virtual trips to places like museums, underwater, and outer space. Expeditions are collections of linked virtual reality (VR) content and supporting materials that can be used alongside existing curriculum. These trips are collections of...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

From the front door to the solar system, science can be found everywhere. Explore some of the many ways science connects the world around us. Help increase our understanding of the environment through citizen science. Use the accompanying Surrounded by Science Educator Toolkit to find more free...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
UNAVCO
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

The UNAVCO Educator Packet includes a suite of materials useful in both the classroom and informal educational environments. Designed for K-12 teachers, college professors, and informal outreach instructors, all these materials help students explore geodesy, geodetic data, and the role geodesy...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Career Information, Curriculum Materials

Women at NASA serve as role models to young women in their pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. The lithograph "Women of Color: Pioneers and Innovators" features astronauts, pilots, mathematicians, and administrators -- past and present -- who make...

Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Bring an introductory Earth science course to your institution with AMS Education's course packages in weather, ocean, and climate. With our flexible design, you can teach your course online, in a traditional lecture and lab setting, or any blend of the two. Packages include: textbook (covers...

National Science Teacher's Association (NSTA)
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Here you will find an array of free resources for you and your classroom. Clicking on the title takes you to the resource described.

UNAVCO
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Fieldwork has long been considered an essential part of the geosciences. UNAVCO supports the inclusion of geodetic field methods and data analysis into undergraduate and graduate courses with field components. Resources available allow field education programs to update technical knowledge on...

Grade Level: 11, 12
Climate Generation
Resource Type: Curriculum Materials

Next Generation Climate is a six lesson, interdisciplinary, middle school climate change curriculum that has students investigate the cause of the global temperature change, research the major repercussions of climate change, and find out how they can monitor and minimize those repercussions....

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

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Orion Nebula
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Explore NASA Science brings you the latest news from NASA! Browse through information about the solar system, Sun, Earth, Missions, and more.

artist's concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver
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National Science Foundation (NSF)

The National Science Foundation provides answers to The Big Questions about astronomy, detailing our place in the cosmos and where it all came from. Interactive view through the telescope also available.

Horsehead Nebula, Bernard 33
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Space Telescope Science Institute

Amazing Space has resources on all your astronomical needs: the solar ystem, black holes, stars, telescopes, history, and more. We are the Education Group of the Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach. We promote the science and majestic beauty of the universe to the...

Hubble telescope image of Galaxy NGC 3310
Classroom Activities
Smithsonian Institution

Welcome to our collection of children's online astronomy activities. In th efollowing six chapters are hundreds of fun explorations into astronomy as a classroom tool for learning how to theorize, experiment, and analyze data. The activities are fully illustrated and contain detailed, step-by-...

Wind speed and direction from Project Vortex
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American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

The AAPT ComPADRE Digital Library is a network of free online resource collections supporting faculty, students, and teachers in Physics and Astronomy Education. each of the collections contains materials designed for a specific group or course.

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The Education Resources Network aggregates geoscience education resources from a variety of providers. The goal is to provide visitors with the widest possible collection of curricula, classroom activities, teacher professional development opportunities, science education standards, virtual field trips, teaching ancillaries and much more.

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