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Cornell University: Science & Arts Gateway for Education
Links to lesson planning and learning resources.
Children’s Environmental Literature
Extensive 55 page bibliography produced by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Most of the books listed in this bibliography focus on Midwest ecosystems for children ages 4 - 12. Topics covered include animals, plants, urban ecosystems, forest ecosystems, aquatic ecosystems, nature awareness, etc.
Digital Science Online
This resource includes videos, animations and images to teach middle school science.
The Franklin Institute: Resources for Science Learning
"The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the country. Today, the Institute continues its dedication to public education and creating a passion for science by offering new and exciting access to science and technology in ways that would dazzle and delight its namesake." (Description taken from the website.)
The Einstein Project
The Einstein Project is a nonprofit organization which promotes the advancement of K-8 hands-on science learning in Wisconsin. Over 40 unit plans for the K-8 science curriculum are provided, including recommended books and websites for each unit.
Learning and Teaching About the Environment
"K-12 students and educators need access to quality homework resources, lesson plans and project ideas to learn and teach about the environment. Environmental education (EE) is a multi-disciplinary approach to learning about environmental issues that enhances knowledge, builds critical thinking skills and helps students make informed and responsible decisions." (from the website)
" is an organization dedicated to sharing the newer and emerging "learning tools" of science education. Tools such as real-time data collection, simulations, inquiry based lessons, interactive web lessons, remote instrumentation, micro-worlds, and imaging, among others, can help make teaching science an exciting and engaging endeavor." (quote taken from the website)
NSDL: National Science Digital Library
"The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines—both formal and informal, institutional and individual, in local, state, national, and international educational settings." (from the website)
SB&F: Science Books & Films
"Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), SB&F is an online global critical review journal devoted exclusively to print and nonprint materials in all of the sciences for all age groups (K-college, teaching and general audience)." (quote from the website)
Science Education for Students with Disabilities
Resources and strategies for teaching science to students with disabilities.
Science is Fun in the Lab of Shakhashiri
This is an excellent resource to use when teaching chemistry. Experiments, science videos, recommended web sites, etc. Professor Shakhashiri teaches at the UW-Madison.
Sing About Science
Find songs for teaching and learning science and math.
Understanding Science: How Science Really Works
The goals of this resource "are to (1) improve teacher understanding of the nature of the scientific enterprise, (2) provide resources and strategies that encourage and enable K-16 teachers to reinforce the nature of science throughout their science teaching, and (3) provide a clear and informative reference for students and the general public that accurately portrays the scientific endeavor." (quote taken from the website)
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