Baylor College of Medicine has resources for K-8 and high school biology teachers, including lesson plans, news stories, and classroom activities.
This site, from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction sponsors, offers in-depth information to students of all levels about such brain-related issues as the senses, memory, pleasure and pain, and mental disorders.
The ChemCollective offers teachers and students free virtual lab materials, tutorials, scenarios, and simulations to use in class, along with an opportunity for teachers to share materials with one another. The National Science Digital Library and the National Science Foundation sponsor the site.
Dana is involved with several programs that educate teachers and students about neuroscience. Lesson plans from the Dana Brain Science Educator Series are linked to from this page.
Links to different activities and resources for children and teachers of all ages. Also includes a database of hundreds of lesson plans to search from.
This Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory site offers interactive features, guides, and lessons for educators teaching about DNA.
The National Snow and Ice Data Center site provides numerous resources on snow, ice, glaciers, and the Arctic and Antarctic. Online map tools, movies, and "then and now" photos of glaciers supplement textual content.
An exploration of science related stories for students and teachers who want to explore ways to use science in their own home.
This site of the American Society for Engineering Education provides free materials for teachers and students that introduce those in grades K-12 to careers in engineering.
Students and teachers can find lesson plans, guides, and other resources about environmental science.
Planets, comets, suns, and stars! These space-related explanations, activities, and resources are brought to you by the Lunar and Planetary Institute.
Genes to Cognition Online is a website by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The site focuses on cognitive disorders, cognitive process and research approaches through interactive maps and images.
Need help starting and planning a science project? This website takes you through the steps to create a science fair project and provides tips on the presentation and display of your creation.
The Franklin Institute Online offers a number of interesting online exhibits for students and educators.
Learn about Genetic Technology, explore the virtual labs of DNA Extractions and DNA Microarrays, and discover ecologies and basics of DNA and genes. The site is run by the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah.
The University of Pennsylvania's High School Bioethics project offers teacher training, web resources and student education in partnership with area high schools.
The Human Genome Project, part of the National Human Genome Research Institute, offers a free, online, multimedia kit for high school students interested in human genetics. The kit explores such topics as the history of genetic discovery, the future of research and medicine, and the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic knowledge.
A fun booklet about the brain and brain research from the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility offers reference materials, puzzles, hands-on activities, worksheets, and games related to physics, mathematics, and chemistry.
Get involved in migration observation! Share field data, enjoy maps, pictures, lesson plans, and activities, and explore the seasonal behavior of an impressive number of species.
Ready for more activities and facts about the brain? Check out the latest booklet from the Dana Alliance.
Visit the Boston Museum of Science's website and view its range of fascinating online exhibits and resources for students and educators.
Free online tools and lessons for educators, provided by NASA
Science programs offered by the Nature Publishing Group for kids in various grade levels.
This site for teachers that helps explain information about the brain to students. Through lesson plans, videos and course guides, teachers can better relate science to their students.
The Neuroscientist Teacher Partner Program of the Society for Neuroscience partners K-12 teachers with local neuroscientists or graduate students in neuroscience.
With or without the television shows provided, teachers can use this site for biology and science topics, including health, medicine, food, and technology.
Developed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with input from teenagers, this site delivers science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain and body so that kids will be armed with better information to make healthy decisions.
How loud is too loud? Here, you'll learn about decibels.
The National Institutes of Health offer science and health-related curriculum supplements and educational resources for all grade levels.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers an impressive variety of weather- and ocean-related lesson plans and games.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers ocean-related lesson plans, online expedition modules, video presentations, and more.
NOVA provides teacher's guides—including a substantial number of classroom and online interactive activities—that can be either used on their own or in conjunction with the television programs that inspired them.
Look into “the fundamentals of matter and force” with interactive, illustrated activities from the Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Pathways to Science, a web portal created by the New York Academy of Sciences' K-12 Science Education Initiative, is a virtual home for New York City science teachers to link to the digital resources of the Academy, and the science world beyond. Pathways to Science contains blogs, an active discussion board, links to resources, and direct access to Academy content.
This is an education site for fun Science article, activities and interactive resources for adults and kids ages 6-12.
Get messy, get airborne, get loud, and get shocked! Try these experiments.
Lesson plans and science related tools for ages K-12.
More than 1,000 teaching and learning resources from a variety of federal agencies are sorted by topic and presented here.
Activities related to the sun and solar science, geared to students in grades 4-12, are available here.
This United States Geological Survey site houses a variety of lesson plans, maps, brochures, and multimedia resources relating to earth science topics.
Advanced virtual cell animations—from protein transport to photosynthesis—are available at this North Dakota State University site.