RESOURCES -- OVERALL MASTERLIST


ExxonMobil Let's Solve This
http://letssolvethis.com/teachers

Earth Science




NASA
Global Climate Change -- Vital Signs of the Planet
has video, interactives, its own toolbar with data feed, moisture map, earth wallpaper, Educators page, and more
http://climate.nasa.gov/

3M Science of Everyday Life -- Discovery.com
Teachers > Videos & Interactives > Grades 3-5
Weather Pattern Interactive (grades 3-5)

Weather Patterns | Interactive

Considers such weather features as air temperature, clouds, fronts, and thunderstorms.


Scholastic online
Talking Science: Global Climate Change
http://www.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=432


NOAA -- National Ocean Service
Activities -- Grades 3-5
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/games.html


Earth Science Picture of the Day
http://epod.usra.edu/

EPOD - a service of USRA
  • Archive - Mount Meru in 3D Today 12:01 am
    Each Sunday we present a notable item from our archives. This EPOD was originally published September 26, 2002. Provided by: NASA/JPL/NIMA (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)) Summary authors & editors: NASA JPL Planetary Photojournal Mou...


http://feeds2.feedburner.com/EarthSciencePictureoftheDay



PBSKids DragonFly TV
http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/index.html
"Forecasting" video: in English, in Spanish

Exploring Earth
Houghton Mifflin textbook
has Visualizations and Data Centers
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/home.cfm

Earth, the Operator's Manual
PBS series; website has RSS feed and Twitter feed, and resource downloads
http://earththeoperatorsmanual.com/

EarthSky
blog feeds
http://earthsky.org/

US Global Change Research Program
video: Climate Change Wildlife and Wetlands
http://www.globalchange.gov/resources/educators/toolkit/video

NOVAScienceNow
Capturing Carbon Interactive
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/nsn08_int_capcarbonint/

Virtual Museum of Minerals and Molecules
interactive images of minerals and molecules
http://virtual-museum.soils.wisc.edu/displays.html

USA TODAY--Understanding Storms and Fronts
description of terms with some animations
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wstorm0.htm?loc=interstitialskip

CalTech -- Snowflakes.com
snowflake movies and other activities (they grew their own!)
http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/movies/movies.htm

NOVA -- Lightning
video of lightning in action
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/lightning.html

University of Wyoming-- Sand Bar Migration
time elapse video
http://faculty.gg.uwyo.edu/heller/SedMovs/loup_river.htm
Sediment Migration Movies
http://faculty.gg.uwyo.edu/heller/sed_video_downloads.htm

Central Michigan University
Resources for Earth Sciences and Geography Instruction
http://webs.cmich.edu/resgi/

IRIS -- Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Animations
http://www.iris.edu/hq/programs/education_and_outreach/animations#liq

SVSU
Sites for Earth Science -- links by category
http://www.svsu.edu/mathsci-center/uploads/science/gsessk.htm

Canadian Museum of Nature
Voices: A Canadian Perspective on Water
podcasts
http://nature.ca/en/explore-nature/blogs-videos-more/our-podcasts

Exploratorium
Microclimes in Fogtown
video
http://www.exploratorium.edu/tv/index.php?project=104&program=1168

USGS
2011-- Year of the Flood
video
http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/439

American Museum of Natural History
Weather and Climate Events
interactive graphic
http://www.amnh.org/sciencebulletins/climate/
Ozone's Slow Recovery
interactive graphic
http://www.amnh.org/sciencebulletins/?sid=e.v.sst.20060401



Biology



National Human Genome Research Institute
Talking Glossary of Genetics Terms
has images for public use, audio explanation, video
in English (also in Spanish -- see pulldown under Education)
http://www.genome.gov/Glossary/
also has an app


NOAA
Waterlife: Where the River Meets the Sea
(interactive game)
http://games.noaa.gov/oscar/

Canadian Museum of Nature
Gallery Interactives
http://nature.ca/discover/gllrysc_e.cfm

Concord Consortium
Predator and Prey - -Interactive game
http://www.concord.org/activities/predators-and-prey?utm_source=The+Concord+Consortium+List&utm_campaign=72e864e61b-March_2012_Newsletter&utm_medium=email


NeoK12 Kids Science Network
videos on Human Evolution
http://www.neok12.com/Human-Evolution.htm


Nature PBS
videos
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/category/video/watch-full-episodes/

Physics



3M Science of Everyday Life -- Discovery.com
Teachers > Videos & Interactives > Grades 6-8

Series and Parallel Circuits | Interactive

Illustrates how simple circuits work and describes the types of circuits: series and parallel

Wolfram Demostrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/

Concord Consortium
Energy2D--Interactive Heat Transfer
http://energy.concord.org/energy2d/?utm_source=The+Concord+Consortium+List&utm_campaign=72e864e61b-March_2012_Newsletter&utm_medium=email

General



Next Generation Science Standards
http://www.nextgenscience.org/


The Concord Consortium
variety of activities
http://www.concord.org/
Molecular Workbench
http://mw.concord.org/modeler/

BrainPop Science
http://www.brainpop.com/science/

PBS -- NOVA scienceNOW
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/
Teachers Domain Resources
(mostly video clips)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/


NSF -- "Now Showing"
listing of museum exhibits, TV shows, and more
http://www.nsf.gov/news/now_showing/
NSF -- Multimedia Gallery
embeddable video, podcasts, more
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/

USGS Education Resources
K-12 videos, animations, satellite images, explanations, National Atlas of U.S and maps., social media including Twitter feeds & podcasts
http://education.usgs.gov/index.html


NPR -- Science Friday (radio)
http://sciencefriday.com/


Discovery Channel Science.com
"space, technology, engineering, earth science"
has science news feed, videos, games
http://science.discovery.com/

3M Science of Everyday Life -- Discovery.com
http://www.scienceofeverydaylife.com/


StarTalk Radio with Neil deGrasse Tyson
"first commercial talk radio show devoted to all things space"
http://www.startalkradio.net/

National Science Teachers Association
Lab Out Loud podcast
http://www.nsta.org/publications/laboutloud.aspx

Siemens STEM Academy Teacher Resources
http://www.siemensstemacademy.com/index.cfm?event=showResourceLanding&c=37

PhET -- University of Colorado, Boulder
interactives
http://phet.colorado.edu/

Exploratorium
activities
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Museum of Science Boston
Student Resources page
(podcasts, videocasts, virtual exhibits)
http://www.mos.org/educators/student_resources

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Multimedia Gallery
http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/

Game for Science
(virtual world game)
http://www.gameforscience.com/

EdTechTeacher
Science Links
http://edtechteacher.org/index.php/teaching-technology/tswt

Scholastic.com
Student Activities
(will need to do a filtered search for "Science" and grade level)
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/student-activities


Science Daily
articles and videos
has ads!!
http://www.sciencedaily.com/


Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
National community of researchers and informal science educators dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement, and understanding of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Has their own app.
http://www.nisenet.org/



APPS


Apple Education
http://www.apple.com/education/apps/
(go to iTunes Store > Apps Store > Education > iPad > Life Science or Physics or Astronomy and Earth Science )
(or go to iTunes Store > Apps > search for "science")

Android 4 Schools
Android4Schools.com


Education Apps Review (iOS reviews)
http://www.iear.org/

Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) (iOS reviews)
http://appitic.com/


RSS Feeds/Podcasts




Tumblr -- Science microblogs
http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/science#14117898973




NOAA -- National Ocean Service
podcast
NOS News
  • Hurricane Harvey Before/After Imagery Sep 5, 2017
    From August 27-September 4, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected damage assessment imagery in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The aerial imagery was collected in specific areas identified by FEMA and the National Weather Service. Yo...



Popular Science
Science
http://www.popsci.com/science
Technology
http://www.popsci.com/technology


Popular Science

RESEARCH


Interview with Prof. Tina Groetzer on patterns and science iqnuiry
http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news_events/ed/2008/fall/appian/grotzer.html

Causal Patterns in Science
Assessing Understanding
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/smg/Website/UCP/Assess/big_ideas_overview.html

RECAST activities
(see PDF on Understanding the Nature of Science and Modeling)
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/smg/Website/UCP/resources.html

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Videos to Enhance Understanding and Teaching of K-12 Learning Goals
http://www.hsdvl.org/index.php
"Knowing v. Understanding" video
http://www.hsdvl.org/video.php?record_serial=640&source=1

Janice Koch
//Science Stories: A Science Methods Book for Elementary and Middle School Teachers 5th Ed(2013)// ,

Possible Worlds Project,
scientific thinking in handheld game
http://possibleworlds.edc.org/
"Ruby Realms" game in development
see 1st Playable Productions
http://www.1stplayable.com/games.asp