Category Archives: Science

Instant Google Searches

We all love google for finding information – it just turns out that they’ve made some information SUPER easy to find! I mentioned using Google as a “Timer” or “5 minute timer” in a previous post, but this article suggests … Continue reading

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Code.org Hour of Code

Code.Org You and your students can learn simple coding, robotics, or even Javascript at Code.Org.  May is a wonderful time of year to try coding with your students. You can find free easy to use lessons. They have whole group … Continue reading

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Animoto

If you’ve never checked out this site – you are missing out! Create animated videos from still images. A great collection of popular music is available without worry of copyright violation. Apply for the free educators account. Educators get the … Continue reading

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PBS Learning Media’s Top 3 Resources for 2015

The number 1 most viewed resource is Living vs Nonliving. A lesson plan with videos, images, and handouts already prepared for the teacher to use. This lesson is perfect for the elementary classroom grades K through 5. The second most … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in usesince 2007. Your students can send rice to needy people while studying art, chemistry symbols, English grammar, geography, French, German, Italian, Spanish, basic math, multiplication tables or more.  They even … Continue reading

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources in all the core curriculum for free to grades K-12th.  They feature over 1500 resources, including interactives and primary sources. Be sure to take a … Continue reading

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ReadWorks.org

We’ve shared this site before, but I don’t want anyone to miss it! They provide Reading passages and associated question sets for all grades K-12 as well as lessons – all aligned with standards! It’s also completely free, so check … Continue reading

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3 Best Apps for ePortfolios for Students

Check out these free apps for creating student digital portfolios and find one to try out this year: Seesaw – teachers can set up a free classroom account that lets the students upload their work for viewing and feedback. Parents … Continue reading

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NOVA Labs on PBS for Real Science and Real Data

The NOVA Labs Simulations are part of the PBS Learning and give students a real-world experience studying energy, cybersecurity, and hurricanes among others.

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100+ Chemistry Experiments

These 100+ chemistry experiments are being developed for teachers to use in their classroom. Students can see experiments the teacher may not be prepared to actually do at school. Chemistry Experiments

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