K-12 Web Resources - Science
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K-12 Web Resources - Science
A compendium of helpful sites for science teachers
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New project allows web users to explore 3-D vertebrate specimens from inside out

New project allows web users to explore 3-D vertebrate specimens from inside out | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
A $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant will launch a new initiative to “teleport” specimens from museum shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making these data-ric…
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Popular Science Homepage

Popular Science Homepage | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Popular Science helps you stay updated with the latest science news and articles. It covers different topics related to how science is actually working in our daily life. There is also a section packed full of videos explaining several scientific phenomena from climate change and hurricanes to solar eclipse and biology.
 
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Home | Young Scientist Lab

Home | Young Scientist Lab | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Explore, Transform, Innovate - The mission of the Young Scientist Lab is to foster a new generation of scientists who are inspired to improve the world with science. For teachers, students and parents seeking a place to explore the world of scientific innovations and opportunities, Discovery Education and 3M developed this interactive portal filled with engaging activities and standards-aligned teaching tools, anchored by the award-winning annual Young Scientist Challenge.
 
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App Lab

App Lab | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
App Lab is a programming environment where you can make simple apps. Design an app, code with blocks or JavaScript to make it work, then share your app in seconds.
 
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Molecular Workbench

Molecular Workbench | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Molecular Workbench provides visual, interactive computational experiments for teaching and learning science.
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Bottle Biology

Bottle Biology | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Like many good things in life, the inspiration for Bottle Biology arose unexpectedly — in this case from a pile of autumn leaves. While raking his garden, Paul Williams, a professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, asked himself what might be going on in the middle of the large compost pile he was creating. Why not put some of the leaves in an empty soda bottle and watch them to find out, he wondered. The result: The Decomposition Column and the beginning of Bottle Biology.
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The Foos — Fun computer programming for kids

The Foos — Fun computer programming for kids | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Kids learn computer programming and have fun playing The Foos, a visual programming game designed for young learners in Kindergarten through 3rd grades.
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Smart List: 34 STEM Networks & Maker Resources

Smart List: 34 STEM Networks & Maker Resources | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
By Getting Smart Staff - For the 3rd Annual Smart List we're celebrating 10 great state STEM networks, 10 STEM networks and resources & 14 maker resources.

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Circuit Scribe Official Store: Teach Electronics by Drawing!

Circuit Scribe Official Store: Teach Electronics by Drawing! | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it

Circuit Scribe: Draw Circuits Instantly
It is a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink. It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling.

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NASA Kids Club

NASA Kids Club | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.
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Game of the Week: Reach For the Sun

Game of the Week: Reach For the Sun | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
By Sara Zeglin This wee's game is Reach for the Sun, from Filament Games. Big thanks to Elaine, one of our favorite instructional designers, for giving us the heads-up on this game! You can't actua...
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Life Sciences - Legends of Learning

Life Sciences - Legends of Learning | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Browse 29 life science lessons, hundreds games, and thousands of assessment items for your classroom.
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Live Science

Live Science | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
For anyone who ever wondered 'why', Live Science makes every day a little more interesting by illuminating the amazing world around us
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Minecraft: Education Edition’s Code Builder Helps Teach Science Standards

Minecraft: Education Edition’s Code Builder Helps Teach Science Standards | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Updates to the game-based learning tool make state-required curriculum more creative.
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The PeriodicTable of Videos - An Update from the Archive

The PeriodicTable of Videos - An Update from the Archive | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Earlier this week an email from a reader prompted me to take a look back through my archives for chemistry-related resources. Th
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Models | 3D Resources

Models | 3D Resources | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it

Welcome to the 3D Resources site. Here you'll find a growing collection of 3D models, textures, and images from inside NASA. All of these resources are free to download and use. Please read the Usage Guidelines.

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Symbaloo Lesson Plans

Symbaloo Lesson Plans | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
We are excited to share that Symbaloo Lesson Plans has officially launched! After two years of hard work, and countless brainstorming and feedback sessions with some of the brightest educators and influencers in the Edtech world, the brand new platform is ready. A free tool that will greatly impact the way you teach and learn.
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Programs | Engineering For Kids

Programs | Engineering For Kids | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Kids ages 4 to 14 are introduced to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education through programs such as after-school programs, classes, camps, workshops, and birthday parties. We also offer programs for home schooled students, scouts events, in-school field trips and parent's night out events! Select your student's age group below to get started.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Video Sources for Science Teachers and Students

Free Technology for Teachers: Ten Good Video Sources for Science Teachers and Students | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it

On Sunday evening I shared a list of ten good sources of social studies videos. To keep the video source series going I've created a list of sources for educational science videos. Here are ten good sources of science videos for students and teachers.

On his website and YouTube channel Montana's 2011 Teacher of the Year Paul Anderson has uploaded more than 300 quality instructional videos like the ones about biology that are embedded below.

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11 Lessons About Game-based Learning in STEM fields

11 Lessons About Game-based Learning in STEM fields | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
11 lessons about game-based learning to develop STEM skills, based on the STEM-connector townhall "Leveraging Game-based Learning for STEM Engagement."

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Great Online Resources and Tools for Physics Teachers

Great Online Resources and Tools for Physics Teachers | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
For all you physics teachers I’ve jotted down a list of Apps, Blogs, YouTube channels and Pinterest Boards that you must check to add more...
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Teachers: Open the door to earth science for your students

Teachers: Open the door to earth science for your students | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it

Are you looking for innovative ways to teach science?

Look to us for great resources to educate students about the Earth's ocean, atmosphere and systems.

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Hangmouse: Physical Geography

Hangmouse: Physical Geography | K-12 Web Resources - Science | Scoop.it
Can you guess the words before the cat catches the mouse?
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