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     Secondary                    

 

Elementary
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Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG
ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
Annenberg Learner.JPG
Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Annenberg-CPB.JPG
Annenberg/CPB Math: Practice using patterns
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership
Cells Alive.JPG
Cells alive! A "virtual microscope" type of site including plant/animal cells, mitosis and meiosis. (Middle, High)
* Web-based

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
Electric Circuits.JPG
Electric Circuits: Making circuits work, conductors/insulators, switches and diagrams
* Web-based
Exploratorium.JPG
Exploratorium:A n extensive science education website with many on-line exhibits, sponsored by the Exploratorium: "the museum of science, art, and human perception". Features include a learning studio, an observatory, a science museum, and new articles that are updated daily.
* Web-based
ExploreLearning.JPG
Explorelearning: Interactive math and science simulations
* Web-based
FieldTripEarth.JPG
Field Trip Earth is the way to go. Learn about different animals or take a virtual field trip. This website monitors wildlife preservation projects all over the world and your class can go too. What's best is that you never have to leave the classroom! Tip: Check out the interviews with field researchers. This is real life research for your young scientists.
* Web-based
InnerBody.JPG
Inner Body: Click on the hot spots for an explanation of systems, organs, muscles, etc. (Site has popup ads - don't install anything offered!)
* Web-based
Interactivate.JPG
Interactivate: Interactive Java-based courseware for exploration in science and mathematics
* Web-based
JasonProject.JPG
Jason Project: Are you looking for a way to connect your students with great explorers and great events in Science? You do not have to look any further than The Jason Project! Their free online curriculum is designed primarily for the middle grades but can be adapted to fit any grade level.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    
Microbial Ecology.JPG
Microbial Ecology: Created and sponsored by the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University, this site focuses on the microscopic world around us. Featured topics include the Microbe Zoo, Microbe of the Month, the Curious Microbe, Microbes in the News, and Microbial Ecology Resources.
* Web-based
Micronautical.JPG
Micronautic Adventures: Follow Robby the robot on a interactive journey into the world of microscopy. This educational website was developed by Marly Cain and features a 3D Web cam, Mars polar lander, body science for kids, microscopy for kids, a 3D gallery, and the opportunity to dissect a spider online.
* Web-based
Microscopy.JPG
Microscopy: Virtual microscope of insects, botany, pond life.
* Web-based
MIT.JPG
MIT: Don't miss this resource created by MIT for high schools to have open courseware materials for Biology, Calculus and Physics. High School teachers can use these materials to further enhance the education of their students in the classroom.
* Web-based
Molecular Expressins.JPG
Molecular Expressions: Activities written by educators with input from scientists, researchers, students, and teachers are provided here to help you and your students investigate light, optics, and color. Each activity has a teacher version followed by a separate student page. However, student pages can be easily adapted for use by children working with their parents, instead of a teacher. In fact, students, teachers, and parents are encouraged to work together to cooperatively explore new ideas, concepts, and ways of thinking.
* Web-based
Nasa.JPG
NASA has a website to help your teachers and students find out. Enhance the study of science and technology by employing the diverse resources available from NASA. These include video e-Clips, podcasts, NASA television, live space station video, and blogs.
* Web-based

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
NSDL.JPG
National Science Digital Library includes a variety of educational resources to further STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Browse the science literacy maps, short science refreshers, free multimedia downloads, or subject area collections to find just what you need to enhance student learning!
* Web-based
Optical Research.JPG
Optical Research Associates: Elementary school children will enjoy this quick look at some optical basics from Optical Research Associates. The site was written and is maintained by Bruce Irving, and contains a nice introduction to the principles of optics, light, and color. Experiments on the website can be coupled to the Optics Discovery Kit produced by the Optical Society of America.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG
Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  
Simple and Complex Machines.JPG
Simple and Complex Machines: Lab experiments with wedge and lever, ramp and pulley, and wheel and axle.
* Web-based

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 
Solarsystem.JPG
Solarsystem: An interactive space site - build or interact with the planets.
* Web-based

SOS.JPG

SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
* Web-based    
Stellarium.JPG
Stellarium: Open source planetarium software to showing a realistic sky in 3D
* Web-based
Studystack.JPG
Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
* Web-based    
Switcheroo Zoo.JPG
Switcheroo Zoo: Great for adaptation discussion as you change head, body and tail of animals.
* Web-based

National Archives.JPG

The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
* Web-based    

Thinkfinity.JPG

Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
* Web-based    

TopMarks.JPG

Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
* Web-based    

 

Middle Grades
Acids.JPG
Acids, Alkalis, and Neutralisation: Make a prediction of outcomes using neutralization strategies and litmus strips to test reactions.
* Web-based
SEDL.JPG
Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG
ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
Annenberg Learner.JPG
Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Annenberg-CPB.JPG
Annenberg/CPB Math: Practice using patterns
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership
Cells Alive.JPG
Cells alive! A "virtual microscope" type of site including plant/animal cells, mitosis and meiosis. (Middle, High)
* Web-based

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
Electric Circuits.JPG
Electric Circuits: Making circuits work, conductors/insulators, switches and diagrams
* Web-based
Exploratorium.JPG
Exploratorium:A n extensive science education website with many on-line exhibits, sponsored by the Exploratorium: "the museum of science, art, and human perception". Features include a learning studio, an observatory, a science museum, and new articles that are updated daily.
* Web-based
ExploreLearning.JPG
Explorelearning: Interactive math and science simulations
* Web-based
FieldTripEarth.JPG
Field Trip Earth is the way to go. Learn about different animals or take a virtual field trip. This website monitors wildlife preservation projects all over the world and your class can go too. What's best is that you never have to leave the classroom! Tip: Check out the interviews with field researchers. This is real life research for your young scientists.
* Web-based
InnerBody.JPG
Inner Body: Click on the hot spots for an explanation of systems, organs, muscles, etc. (Site has popup ads - don't install anything offered!)
* Web-based
Interactivate.JPG
Interactivate: Interactive Java-based courseware for exploration in science and mathematics
* Web-based
JasonProject.JPG
Jason Project: Are you looking for a way to connect your students with great explorers and great events in Science? You do not have to look any further than The Jason Project! Their free online curriculum is designed primarily for the middle grades but can be adapted to fit any grade level.
* Web-based
Elements Table.JPG
Jefferson Lab: An interactive periodic table of elements.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    
Microbial Ecology.JPG
Microbial Ecology: Created and sponsored by the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University, this site focuses on the microscopic world around us. Featured topics include the Microbe Zoo, Microbe of the Month, the Curious Microbe, Microbes in the News, and Microbial Ecology Resources.
* Web-based
Micronautical.JPG
Micronautic Adventures: Follow Robby the robot on a interactive journey into the world of microscopy. This educational website was developed by Marly Cain and features a 3D Web cam, Mars polar lander, body science for kids, microscopy for kids, a 3D gallery, and the opportunity to dissect a spider online.
* Web-based
Microscopy.JPG
Microscopy: Virtual microscope of insects, botany, pond life.
* Web-based
MIT.JPG
MIT: Don't miss this resource created by MIT for high schools to have open courseware materials for Biology, Calculus and Physics. High School teachers can use these materials to further enhance the education of their students in the classroom.
* Web-based
Molecular Expressins.JPG
Molecular Expressions: Activities written by educators with input from scientists, researchers, students, and teachers are provided here to help you and your students investigate light, optics, and color. Each activity has a teacher version followed by a separate student page. However, student pages can be easily adapted for use by children working with their parents, instead of a teacher. In fact, students, teachers, and parents are encouraged to work together to cooperatively explore new ideas, concepts, and ways of thinking.
* Web-based
Nasa.JPG
NASA has a website to help your teachers and students find out. Enhance the study of science and technology by employing the diverse resources available from NASA. These include video e-Clips, podcasts, NASA television, live space station video, and blogs.
* Web-based

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
NSDL.JPG
National Science Digital Library includes a variety of educational resources to further STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Browse the science literacy maps, short science refreshers, free multimedia downloads, or subject area collections to find just what you need to enhance student learning!
* Web-based
Optical Research.JPG
Optical Research Associates: Elementary school children will enjoy this quick look at some optical basics from Optical Research Associates. The site was written and is maintained by Bruce Irving, and contains a nice introduction to the principles of optics, light, and color. Experiments on the website can be coupled to the Optics Discovery Kit produced by the Optical Society of America.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG
Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 
Solarsystem.JPG
Solarsystem: An interactive space site - build or interact with the planets.
* Web-based

SOS.JPG

SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
* Web-based    
Stellarium.JPG
Stellarium: Open source planetarium software to showing a realistic sky in 3D
* Web-based
Studystack.JPG
Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
* Web-based    

National Archives.JPG

The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
* Web-based    

Thinkfinity.JPG

Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
* Web-based    

TopMarks.JPG

Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
* Web-based    
Virtual Cell.JPG
Virtual Cell Web Page: Click "The Virtual Cell Tour" to start.
* Web-based

 

Secondary
Acids.JPG
Acids, Alkalis, and Neutralisation: Make a prediction of outcomes using neutralization strategies and litmus strips to test reactions.
* Web-based
SEDL.JPG
Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG
ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
Annenberg Learner.JPG
Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Annenberg-CPB.JPG
Annenberg/CPB Math: Practice using patterns
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership
Cells Alive.JPG
Cells alive! A "virtual microscope" type of site including plant/animal cells, mitosis and meiosis. (Middle, High)
* Web-based

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
Electric Circuits.JPG
Electric Circuits: Making circuits work, conductors/insulators, switches and diagrams
* Web-based
Exploratorium.JPG
Exploratorium:A n extensive science education website with many on-line exhibits, sponsored by the Exploratorium: "the museum of science, art, and human perception". Features include a learning studio, an observatory, a science museum, and new articles that are updated daily.
* Web-based
ExploreLearning.JPG
Explorelearning: Interactive math and science simulations
* Web-based
FieldTripEarth.JPG
Field Trip Earth is the way to go. Learn about different animals or take a virtual field trip. This website monitors wildlife preservation projects all over the world and your class can go too. What's best is that you never have to leave the classroom! Tip: Check out the interviews with field researchers. This is real life research for your young scientists.
* Web-based
InnerBody.JPG
Inner Body: Click on the hot spots for an explanation of systems, organs, muscles, etc. (Site has popup ads - don't install anything offered!)
* Web-based
Interactivate.JPG
Interactivate: Interactive Java-based courseware for exploration in science and mathematics
* Web-based
JasonProject.JPG
Jason Project: Are you looking for a way to connect your students with great explorers and great events in Science? You do not have to look any further than The Jason Project! Their free online curriculum is designed primarily for the middle grades but can be adapted to fit any grade level.
* Web-based
Elements Table.JPG
Jefferson Lab: An interactive periodic table of elements.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    
Microbial Ecology.JPG
Microbial Ecology: Created and sponsored by the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University, this site focuses on the microscopic world around us. Featured topics include the Microbe Zoo, Microbe of the Month, the Curious Microbe, Microbes in the News, and Microbial Ecology Resources.
* Web-based
Micronautical.JPG
Micronautic Adventures: Follow Robby the robot on a interactive journey into the world of microscopy. This educational website was developed by Marly Cain and features a 3D Web cam, Mars polar lander, body science for kids, microscopy for kids, a 3D gallery, and the opportunity to dissect a spider online.
* Web-based
Microscopy.JPG
Microscopy: Virtual microscope of insects, botany, pond life.
* Web-based
MicroWorlds.JPG Microworlds: Science Education for grades 9-12, and fun for all. The site is an interactive tour of current research in the materials sciences at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source, and is sponsored by the University of California at Berkeley. 
* Web-based
MIT.JPG
MIT: Don't miss this resource created by MIT for high schools to have open courseware materials for Biology, Calculus and Physics. High School teachers can use these materials to further enhance the education of their students in the classroom.
* Web-based
Molecular Expressins.JPG
Molecular Expressions: Activities written by educators with input from scientists, researchers, students, and teachers are provided here to help you and your students investigate light, optics, and color. Each activity has a teacher version followed by a separate student page. However, student pages can be easily adapted for use by children working with their parents, instead of a teacher. In fact, students, teachers, and parents are encouraged to work together to cooperatively explore new ideas, concepts, and ways of thinking.
* Web-based
Nasa.JPG
NASA has a website to help your teachers and students find out. Enhance the study of science and technology by employing the diverse resources available from NASA. These include video e-Clips, podcasts, NASA television, live space station video, and blogs.
* Web-based

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
NSDL.JPG
National Science Digital Library includes a variety of educational resources to further STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Browse the science literacy maps, short science refreshers, free multimedia downloads, or subject area collections to find just what you need to enhance student learning!
* Web-based
Optical Research.JPG
Optical Research Associates: Elementary school children will enjoy this quick look at some optical basics from Optical Research Associates. The site was written and is maintained by Bruce Irving, and contains a nice introduction to the principles of optics, light, and color. Experiments on the website can be coupled to the Optics Discovery Kit produced by the Optical Society of America.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG
Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 
Solarsystem.JPG
Solarsystem: An interactive space site - build or interact with the planets.
* Web-based

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SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
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Stellarium: Open source planetarium software to showing a realistic sky in 3D
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Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
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The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
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Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
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Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
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Virtual Cell Web Page: Click "The Virtual Cell Tour" to start.
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