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Overheard at National Geographic - National Geographic Partners, LLC

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Overheard at National Geographic shares weekly podcast episodes from 2019-2023 featuring a range of topics related to the world around us. Episodes feature conversations with National...more
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Overheard at National Geographic shares weekly podcast episodes from 2019-2023 featuring a range of topics related to the world around us. Episodes feature conversations with National Geographic photographers, explorers, and scientists with hosts Peter Gwyn and Amy Briggs. Podcasts run from approximately thirty to forty-five minutes and are available on most podcast-hosting platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and iHeartRadio.

tag(s): africa (137), animals (277), anne frank (10), china (62), explorers (64), native americans (91), oceans (146), photography (131), podcasts (71)

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Incorporate relevant podcasts into classroom lessons to enhance learning and engage student interest. For example, have students listen to the podcast of how Anne Frank's Diary survived when reading the Diary of Anne Frank or learning about the holocaust or include A Skeptic's Guide to Loving Bats during your studies of animals. Visit the archive of OK2Ask: Podcasting 101: Using Podcasts in the Classroom, reviewed here to learn more about using podcasts to improve students' listening comprehension, build academic vocabulary, and strengthen literacy skills.

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Upschool - Richard Mills and Gavin McCormack

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Upschool provides many free learning opportunities aligned with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The core of Upschool's content includes a selection of 10-week and short courses...more
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Upschool provides many free learning opportunities aligned with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The core of Upschool's content includes a selection of 10-week and short courses with topics such as The Solar System and Beyond and The Importance of Mountains. Additional learning opportunities include Social Scenarios, Comprehension Corner, SDG Challenges, and Teacher Training. Upschool also has a library of over one hundred books submitted by authors with a special message to share. Read the books online or download them as a PDF for free. Many of the books also include teaching resources such as task cards.

tag(s): animals (277), antarctica (28), careers (137), climate (80), earth (185), explorers (64), food chains (17), gifted (63), glaciers (17), journalism (70), mountains (10), oceans (146), Online Learning (39), photography (131), planets (111), plants (140), rainforests (17), social and emotional learning (76), solar system (108), sustainability (44), weather (163), writing (315)

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Share Upschools 10-week and short courses with students to complete as individualized learning projects. Encourage gifted students to select courses that meet their interests and develop a personal learning plan based on the content. Each course includes accompanying materials for parents and teachers to support student learning. Use Whiteboard.chat, reviewed here as a collaboration tool for students while taking courses provided on the site. Create a board for each "cohort" to share ideas, ask questions, and add resources. After completing courses, ask students to share their learning through a method of their choosing. Examples might include podcasts shared using Spotify for Podcasters, reviewed here or videos created with Typito, reviewed here.
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CK-12 Plix - CK-12

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Plix (Play, Learn, Interact, and eXplore) shares over 1,000 interactives, providing practice and exploring math and science concepts. Math topics range from adding whole numbers to...more
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Plix (Play, Learn, Interact, and eXplore) shares over 1,000 interactives, providing practice and exploring math and science concepts. Math topics range from adding whole numbers to calculus concepts; science content includes biology, physics, earth, and life science, among others. Follow the directions found in each interactive to move the slider to show changes in each story problem or question. Plix integrates with several learning management systems, including Google Classroom, Schoology, and Canvas. Share Plix activities by creating a new class on the Plix site or assigning it to your learning management system.

tag(s): angles (52), area (52), atoms (42), charts and graphs (169), data (145), decimals (87), earth (185), earthquakes (44), equations (120), fractions (163), geometric shapes (135), integers (23), latitude (10), magnetism (36), molecules (40), oceans (146), planets (111), plate tectonics (20), prime numbers (26), probability (97), rock cycle (12), rocks (36), scientific method (47), seasons (36), simulations (8), solar system (108), statistics (116), STEM (256), Teacher Utilities (145), volume (34), water (101)

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Use Plix interactives as warm-up activities when teaching new concepts, as a computer center activity, or as an exploration activity for homework. If you are not using a learning management system, use the three dots located on the top bar to find different share options and embed code to use on websites. After providing exploration time, ask students to share their understanding of content in interactives using Flip, reviewed here. Create a topic for students to add a video response that might include a demonstration of their computer screen as they discuss how the interactive works and share their understanding of the concept they explored.

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Science World - Science World

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Science World takes students on an adventure worldwide to learn science concepts by grade level. The map defaults to lessons for first grade; use the options on the left side ...more
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Science World takes students on an adventure worldwide to learn science concepts by grade level. The map defaults to lessons for first grade; use the options on the left side of the main page or in the title section of the map near the starting point to change to other grade levels, beginning with kindergarten through sixth grade. Each lesson includes animated videos that explain science concepts and interactive activities for students that allow students to collect stars. To find lessons on specific science concepts, use the Open list view on the main page to see all available lessons for each grade level, including themes for each lesson and the location on the map where the activity occurs. Lessons are available in English and Spanish.

tag(s): adaptations (14), animals (277), bacteria (21), cells (80), circuits (20), colors (65), earth (185), electricity (60), energy (131), environment (237), forces (37), habitats (87), human body (93), light (52), magnetism (36), matter (47), moon (70), motion (48), nutrition (134), oceans (146), plants (140), rocks (36), senses (21), solar system (108), stars (65), sun (69), volcanoes (55), water (101), water cycle (22), weather (163)

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Share a link on classroom computers to include Science World in a computer science center activity. As a class, use Google My Maps, reviewed here to create a virtual tour of locations visited during your Science World lessons and activities. Find additional information to share on your maps, including pictures and articles with other information. Use Symbaloo, reviewed here to create links to Science World and other science activities for students to access all resources through one location. Add your chosen activities to Curipod, reviewed here and create an interactive lesson that includes videos, articles, quizzes, and more.

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Superheroes of Science - Purdue University College of Science

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Discover the wonders of science from the experts at Purdue University by tuning in to their podcasts and watching their educational video lessons on YouTube. Visit the podcast channel...more
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Discover the wonders of science from the experts at Purdue University by tuning in to their podcasts and watching their educational video lessons on YouTube. Visit the podcast channel for episodes covering various science topics, including agriculture, space, weather, and more. Superheroes of Science's YouTube Channel includes close to eight hundred videos (with new episodes added weekly) available in several different categories. Visit the channel for science demos and information about the Kids STEM degree program reviewed here, STEM careers, science for kids, and many other topics. If your district blocks YouTube, then the videos may not be viewable.

tag(s): agriculture (49), engineering (117), friction (9), gravity (42), oceans (146), podcasts (71), rivers (13), solar system (108), sound (74), STEM (256), sun (69), water (101)

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Bookmark and save this site to find engaging science videos and podcasts for virtually any topic. Use the search features found in the Superheroes of Science YouTube channel and podcast page to search for episodes related to your current topic. Share a link to episodes with students to introduce a new topic, as a computer station activity, or as part of a flipped learning lesson. Include videos in lessons created with NearPod, reviewed here and add questions to the videos to enhance student understanding; include short questions in your slide presentation as a formative assessment and a quick option for creating differentiated learning activities. After watching videos and conducting your experiments and lab activities, ask students to create learning videos and podcasts to share with peers demonstrating the science content learned. Buzzsprout, reviewed here is an easy-to-use tool for creating and sharing podcasts, while moovly, reviewed here offers many free resources for creating and sharing engaging videos.

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Propello - NE USA

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Propello offers a standards-based middle school science curriculum based upon Next Generation Science Standards that includes tools that make it easy to personalize content through...more
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Propello offers a standards-based middle school science curriculum based upon Next Generation Science Standards that includes tools that make it easy to personalize content through engaging tools and materials. Begin by creating a course by choosing from the library of materials that include activities, projects, assessments, and more. Use the drag-and-drop features to customize content to add to a learning path. Share lessons with students easily via Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, or with a shared link. Use Propello's formative, summative, and project-based assessments to guide lessons and adjust content as needed. Propello materials include support for all learners, such as translation to over 100 languages using Immersive Reader, leveled readings, text-to-speech features, and visuals. Registration is required using an educator's email address.

tag(s): adaptations (14), animals (277), biodiversity (30), cells (80), chemicals (39), climate (80), climate change (87), conservation (82), differentiation (83), earth (185), ecosystems (70), energy (131), evolution (87), forces (37), genetics (76), light (52), mass (19), matter (47), moon (70), motion (48), natural resources (35), oceans (146), organisms (16), solar system (108), space (211), stars (65), sun (69), Teacher Utilities (145), temperature (35), water cycle (22), weather (163)

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Use Propello's library of materials to supplement your current science curriculum by creating customized learning paths for students. Differentiate content based on student's abilities and interests. Propello's built-in assessments provide real-time feedback on student understanding and use that data to adapt instruction as needed. In addition to sharing activities on this site, engage students in science instruction using interactive simulations such as those found at phET, reviewed here. Instead of administering a paper and pencil test at the end of your teaching unit, enhance student learning by asking them to demonstrate learning by creating videos using Animoto, reviewed here or interactive presentations made with Genially, reviewed here.

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Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens - The Smithsonian Institution

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K to 12
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Find an abundance of games and learning activities for kids and teens at this engaging site from the experts that The Smithsonian Institution provides. Scroll through the homepage to...more
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Find an abundance of games and learning activities for kids and teens at this engaging site from the experts that The Smithsonian Institution provides. Scroll through the homepage to find activities divided into several categories, including Art, History, and Culture activities and collections, Science and Nature, Art, History activities and collections, and an Art Meets Science collection. Activities include webcams, interactive ebooks, and simulations. Many of the included materials are in Spanish; some activities require downloading from the AppStore from Google Play.

tag(s): alphabet (51), animals (277), colors (65), countries (69), egypt (46), folktales (34), habitats (87), insects (67), inventors and inventions (71), light (52), makerspace (42), museums (43), musical instruments (46), nutrition (134), oceans (146), plants (140), puzzles (143), seasonal (16), space (211), stars (65), STEM (256), summer (27), water (101), weather (163), webcams (10), women (135)

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Add Fun Stuff for Kids and Teams to your science and art bookmarks to use across many different content areas. For example, one activity is called Journey Through an Exploded Star; share a link to this interactive with students to explore before introducing lessons on stars and supernovas. Ask students to share their learning and add questions using IdeaBoardz, reviewed here. Create an IdeaBoard with two columns (or more if desired), then share the link with students to share information and questions with peers. Encourage student engagement in animal-related learning by introducing them to the Art Meets Science Collections. Afterward, ask students to create multimedia projects incorporating animals as art to showcase scientific concepts like habitats, conservation, and human interactions. Find many different templates and presentation ideas at Genially, reviewed here.

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The Wonder of Science - Paul Andersen

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K to 12
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Built to support the next generation of science leaders, The Wonder of Science shares many excellent free resources for science teachers of all grades. Information includes linked lessons...more
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Built to support the next generation of science leaders, The Wonder of Science shares many excellent free resources for science teachers of all grades. Information includes linked lessons offered by grade level, standards, and type of activity. Select the resources link to find printable activities, mini-lessons, assessments, planning, implementation, etc. From the home page, select videos to find videos linked by Next Generation Science Standards. A helpful video walkthrough of the site is available on the home page, and it provides a quick look at what is included and how to find resources. The videos are hosted on YouTube. If your district blocks YouTube, then they may not be viewable.

tag(s): biodiversity (30), chemicals (39), climate (80), earth (185), ecology (99), ecosystems (70), energy (131), environment (237), forces (37), genetics (76), life cycles (21), light (52), matter (47), molecules (40), motion (48), oceans (146), planets (111), sound (74), space (211), stars (65), weather (163)

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This site is a must-have for all science teachers to use to find high-quality lessons and teaching materials. Be sure to visit the Phenomena section to find the Master List of Phenomenon Google Document sharing suggestions for observable science events or find phenomena by grade level. Engage students in learning by sharing videos on this site, then use Edpuzzle, reviewed here to add questions and focus comments to the videos to support student learning. Use the ideas and resources on this site to create flipped and blended learning lessons or to create playlists to encourage student choice of learning activities. Learn more about playlists by viewing the archive of OK2Ask: Playlists to Personalize Learning, reviewed here and learn about choice boards at the OK2Ask archive: Choice Boards for Differentiation Part 1, reviewed here.
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Hurrican Ian Case Study - Internet Geography

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4 to 12
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Hurricane Ian slammed the Florida coast as a category four storm, with landfall on September 28, 2022. This article shares information about the path of the hurricane along with an...more
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Hurricane Ian slammed the Florida coast as a category four storm, with landfall on September 28, 2022. This article shares information about the path of the hurricane along with an analysis of the primary and secondary effects of Ian. In addition, the article shares several maps and images detailing the storm's track.
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tag(s): florida (10), hurricanes (35), weather (163)

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Include this article with your other resources for teaching about hurricanes and weather to provide first-hand information on the path and impacts of recent storms. Curate your weather and hurricane resources in one place using Symbaloo, reviewed here, then share the Symbaloo link with students to access information quickly. Extend student understanding of how hurricanes develop by asking them to explore the hurricane simulator tool found at SciJinks: It's All About the Weather!, reviewed here. Extend learning by creating a Google Jamboard, reviewed here as a class or with groups of students that include a slide for each hurricane category. Ask students to add information to the appropriate slides, such as named hurricanes, wind speed, date, and damage estimates.

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It's a Big Blue World - Keeping Our Oceans Sustainable - TeachersFirst

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It's a Big Blue World is part of the TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series reviewed here that shares book ideas and resources...more
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It's a Big Blue World is part of the TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series reviewed here that shares book ideas and resources for maintaining sustainable oceans. In addition to a section with background knowledge, the activities section shares book ideas and student activities related to Targets 1 and 2 of the United Nations Sustainable Goal 14. This article also includes several activities to extend student learning. Information includes correlation to ISTE and AASL standards.

tag(s): book lists (158), ecology (99), ecosystems (70), environment (237), habitats (87), oceans (146), pollution (49)

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Find more United Nations Sustainable Goals resources at this TeachersFirst Special Topics Page, reviewed here. Engage students in learning about ocean sustainability practices by sharing some of the ideas offered on this site and asking them to participate in their chosen activities. Consider including time during class, perhaps during morning meetings or after lunch, for students to share their environmental activities and book reviews. Extend learning by asking students to create multimedia presentations sharing their ideas on maintaining and encouraging clean ocean practices. Offer various tools for creating student projects, such as creating animated videos with Animaker, reviewed here or sharing pictograms with Visme's Free Pictogram Maker, reviewed here.

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Purdue University Kids STEM Degree - Purdue University

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Purdue University offers STEM "degrees" for kindergarten through middle school students available for completion individually or as a class. Select a grade level band from the six options...more
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Purdue University offers STEM "degrees" for kindergarten through middle school students available for completion individually or as a class. Select a grade level band from the six options to access the ten videos required. After watching the short videos, complete the accompanying quiz to receive a code. Collect all ten codes and complete the form to request your certificate of completion. Videos cover various STEM topics, such as seasons, fossils, and the environment. The videos are hosted on YouTube. If your district blocks YouTube, then they may not be viewable.

tag(s): adaptations (14), colors (65), energy (131), environment (237), forces (37), fossils (39), habitats (87), mass (19), number sense (72), plants (140), seasons (36), soil (16), sound (74), space (211), STEM (256), summer (27), sun (69), tides (6), volcanoes (55), water cycle (22), weather (163)

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Use this site to offer your students STEM "degrees" in several ways. As a class, complete an activity weekly as an introduction and review of science content by including the video as part of a computer center activity. Work together to complete the quiz for each video, then request a certificate to recognize your class's accomplishment. Another option is for students to work toward achieving certifications on their own. Share this site on your class newsletter for students to complete over the summer as an exciting way to engage in science activities and earn a STEM degree. One benefit of having the option to choose from different grade levels is the ability to differentiate learning by offering various courses to students based on their interests and abilities. Some students may choose to earn several degrees in different grade levels. Support and encourage students to pursue STEM degrees by taking pictures of completed degrees and adding them to your class website. Extend learning by asking students to research one of the topics, then share a presentation with peers using Canva Edu, reviewed here. Canva Edu offers many options for creating and personalizing presentations including slides, infographics, and flyers.

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Crash Course - Ecology - Crash Course

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Get your students into helping our planet and ourselves by watching these interesting, short videos from Crash Course. There are a dozen videos, all about ten minutes long. This particular...more
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Get your students into helping our planet and ourselves by watching these interesting, short videos from Crash Course. There are a dozen videos, all about ten minutes long. This particular series has titles like Human Impacts on the Environment, Pollution, and Conservation and Restoration Ecology. The videos reside on YouTube. If your district blocks YouTube, they may not be viewable.

tag(s): climate change (87), earth day (60), ecology (99), environment (237), pollution (49), video (254)

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Though the videos were created for high school and college students, many of them can be used in grades as low as eighth with a bit of adapting. Use Edpuzzle, reviewed here, to add questions and discussion activities within each video. Extend learning by asking students to create blog posts using edublogs, reviewed here, to discuss what students can do differently at home to help our planet.

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STEM - STEAM - STREAM Resources - TeachersFirst

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If you are still getting familiar with STEM (STEAM or STREAM), learn all about them through the resources in this collection. What we once referred to as STEM (educational curriculum...more
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If you are still getting familiar with STEM (STEAM or STREAM), learn all about them through the resources in this collection. What we once referred to as STEM (educational curriculum that combines science, technology, engineering, and math) has evolved into STEAM and now STREAM. STEAM includes the original four areas and has integrated art into the mix. STREAM takes it further and adds a layer of reading and writing. You will find helpful information about STEM, STEAM, and STREAM in this collection. In addition, we have curated web resources for all grade levels to help as you plan your activities (lesson plans, interactives, and more).

tag(s): engineering (117), STEM (256)

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We have included resources for all grades. Remember, our "In the Classroom" suggestions with each reviewed resource, give you ideas about using these tools in your classroom.

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The Achievery - AT&T

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The Achievery is a free digital learning platform created by AT&T in collaboration with Warner Brothers that pairs video clips with lessons to engage students in learning across seven...more
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The Achievery is a free digital learning platform created by AT&T in collaboration with Warner Brothers that pairs video clips with lessons to engage students in learning across seven subject areas. Create an account to access activities such as a poetry scavenger hunt with Amanda Gorman or learn reading and writing skills from Wonder Woman video clips. Begin at the "All Units" link to find content by grade level, standards, subject, and additional filters. Most lessons are part of a larger learning unit; however, they are ready to use as individual teaching activities. Each lesson includes correlations to teaching and CASEL standards (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning), highlights relevant vocabulary, activity directions, and links to the featured video, and is available in PDF format. The Achievery lessons and activities are available in English and Spanish. This site would be a good one to leave for your substitute to use; it's high interest, no sign-in, and has lesson plans & video clips.

tag(s): blended learning (16), coding (87), digital citizenship (84), engineering (117), environment (237), equations (120), geometric shapes (135), graphic design (50), internet safety (112), literature (219), map skills (56), measurement (127), media literacy (102), narrative (15), numbers (121), operations (74), order of operations (29), problem solving (225), remote learning (61), Research (82), social and emotional learning (76), spanish (104), STEM (256), substitutes (27), writing (315)

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Bookmark and save this site as a resource for lessons in many content areas to engage students using popular video clips. All lessons are created as remote learning activities making them easily adaptable for both in-class and out-of-class assignments. Easily find activities to differentiate instruction for different student ability levels by browsing options below or above the student's current grade level. Many lessons include worksheets in PDF format, turn these activities into a digital format by taking a screenshot of the document, then save as the background on Google Slides, reviewed here. Add text boxes in the appropriate place on the slide for students to add responses. Use Pear Deck Flashcard Factory, reviewed here, to create flashcards for students to practice the vocabulary highlighted in each lesson.
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Citizen Science for Educators - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Citizen Science for Educators shares many low or no-cost ideas for collecting and interpreting data as a citizen scientist. Click the Resources tab at the top to find resource collections...more
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Citizen Science for Educators shares many low or no-cost ideas for collecting and interpreting data as a citizen scientist. Click the Resources tab at the top to find resource collections by topic. This list shares ideas that include transcribing historic ship logs, measuring magnetic data, and tracking weather conditions as a backyard weather observer. Select the link to any project to find additional information and requirements to join.

tag(s): environment (237), fish (18), magnetism (36), oceans (146), STEM (256), weather (163), whales (11)

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Use this site and others to find potential citizen science projects for your students. Ask students to select projects by area of interest and work together as groups to gather and share information. Have students share data and updates using Padlet, reviewed here, or Wakelet, reviewed here. For example, create a Padlet with a column for each project, then ask students to add their data and observations in the appropriate column. When using Wakelet, create a collection for each observation group for students to add data and share information in their chosen project. To enhance learning, as a final project, ask students to share their completed project with the class by creating a website using a free website creation tool like Site123, reviewed here, or with a video made with Animoto, reviewed here.

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Citizen Science Month - Arizona State University and SciStarter

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Learn the basics of citizen science and find ideas for projects and events for beginners and experienced scientists at the Citizen Science Month site. Begin by scrolling down to the...more
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Learn the basics of citizen science and find ideas for projects and events for beginners and experienced scientists at the Citizen Science Month site. Begin by scrolling down to the Foundations of Citizen Science Tutorial to learn the basics of citizen science and earn a digital badge upon completing the module. Follow-up modules are available to extend learning in data literacy, using libraries as hubs, and more. Other information on this site includes a database of science projects, a library network with free resources for creating an event, and a calendar of upcoming events. Registration isn't required to view information on the site; however, creating a free account is required to complete the tutorials and access the complete database of science projects.

tag(s): data (145), ecology (99), engineering (117), genetics (76), inquiry (23), medicine (54), psychology (67), statistics (116), STEM (256)

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Explore the many free projects Citizen Science offers to engage students in scientific exploration and inquiry that match your curriculum. Consider working together as a class to complete the Citizen Science Tutorial and earn the digital badge. As students work together to collect and analyze data, use Livegap Charts, reviewed here, to enter data and create customized charts. After working in groups or together as a class, to analyze the information learned, create a presentation to share with parents and peers during a Citizen Science night event. Use presentation tools such as Bulb, reviewed here, to create portfolios or Slidestory, reviewed here, to create and share audio slide presentations.
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Felt - Interactive Map Creator - felt.com

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Felt is a free map creator that makes it easy for anyone to create and work with maps. Under the Use Cases tab on the top right, you'll find Education ...more
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Felt is a free map creator that makes it easy for anyone to create and work with maps. Under the Use Cases tab on the top right, you'll find Education with ideas for teaching with Felt. Easily share your maps with others by sharing a link or embedding them in another tool. Felt's simple toolbar makes it easy to map data or routes and add notes, links, or images. Pinning locations, adding notes, coloring specific areas, clipping out any location to emphasize, and adding layers to your maps allows you to map just about anything you could imagine! You must be at least thirteen years old to create a free account to create maps. This site is currently in a public beta version.

tag(s): map skills (56), maps (208)

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Visualizing data and creating maps just became easier for teachers and students. Help your students understand current events worldwide by creating a map and embedding it on your classroom website or learning management system. For example, use maps in science to track migration patterns, explore climates, or map weather events. Teachers of students aged 13+ years can have students create and edit maps in real-time from anywhere. Build upon your student's knowledge by adding layers to your maps to show new information. Teachers of younger students can create maps for student viewing to map a story or show animal habitats.

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TEACHFLIX - Ditch That Textbook

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Teaching with videos engages and excites students, but finding the right video takes time. TEACHFLIX is a curated collection of videos shared by classroom teachers to put to immediate...more
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Teaching with videos engages and excites students, but finding the right video takes time. TEACHFLIX is a curated collection of videos shared by classroom teachers to put to immediate use in class. Begin by browsing by grade level or content area. If browsing by grade level, open up your choice to view all videos or narrow your selection by specific topics. No registration is required; however, sign up with your email to receive the Teaching with TEACHFLIX ebook to download, which includes suggestions and activities to use with videos. The videos are hosted on YouTube. If your district blocks YouTube, then they may not be viewable.

tag(s): coding (87), computational thinking (41), computers (105), digital citizenship (84), engineering (117), problem solving (225), social and emotional learning (76), STEM (256), video (254), virtual field trips (79)

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Use this curated collection of videos to engage students in lessons in all subjects. Use EdPuzzle, reviewed here, to enhance the video content by adding comments, questions, and more within the video. Create interactive lessons with videos from this collection, formative assessments, and other interactive content using Pear Deck, reviewed here, to present material in a deeper, more robust manner. Upon completion of your lesson, extend learning by asking students to share their learning using a simple web page builder such as Straw.Page, reviewed here.

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Georgia Virtual Learning Shared Resources - Georgia Virtual Learning

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Georgia Virtual Learning is the online education headquarters for the Georgia Department of Education and offers over 100 virtual courses for middle and high school students. Choose...more
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Georgia Virtual Learning is the online education headquarters for the Georgia Department of Education and offers over 100 virtual courses for middle and high school students. Choose from studies in all core content areas and the fine arts and world languages. An additional option features courses in CTAE/Electives. These offerings include classes in finance, computer science, fitness, and more. After selecting a course to view, use the module to proceed through the contents. Each module includes an introduction featuring essential questions and interactive content and concludes with final assessments and a module test.

tag(s): art history (85), body systems (40), business (48), chinese (44), drawing (60), environment (237), financial literacy (92), french (73), geology (64), japanese (47), latin (22), music theory (45), narrative (15), novels (31), nutrition (134), oceans (146), OER (43), photography (131), plagiarism (32), poetry (188), psychology (67), robotics (22), romeo & juliet (8), short stories (18), sociology (22), space (211), spanish (104), STEM (256), writers workshop (31)

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Bookmark and save this site as a supplemental resource for your current lessons, as a resource for students to learn about subjects not covered in their current courses, and to differentiate learning for students. For example, provide remediation to high school students by sharing the 9th or 10th-grade literature and composition courses as a review activity or enhance your British Literature unit by assigning a module that focuses specifically on 17th, 18th, or 19th-century British literature. Consider assigning different activities to groups of students to present to their peers. Ask them to use an infographic creator such as the Canva Infographic Creator, reviewed here, as a tool for sharing important information. As a final learning extension, create a digital class book using Ourboox, reviewed here, to share understanding of the content learned. Include text, images, maps, and more in the student-created books.

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Extreme Science - Earth Science - Extreme Science

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Learn about crucial earth science concepts and discover world records in geological formation and earth sciences at this portion of the Extreme Science website. Scroll through the site...more
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Learn about crucial earth science concepts and discover world records in geological formation and earth sciences at this portion of the Extreme Science website. Scroll through the site to find links to categories that include World Records, Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, and All About Gemstones. Each category leads to additional links and information related to the specific topic. Although simplistic looking, Extreme Science offers abundant information to learn about and research earth science.
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tag(s): earth (185), geology (64), plate tectonics (20), volcanoes (55)

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This site contains a great deal of helpful information related to earth science; however, it may be a little difficult for students to explore due to the need to follow many links. Make student research easier by curating and sharing information with Wakelet, reviewed here. Use Wakelet to create collections with links to specific topics and information for students to access at any time. Enhance student learning by incorporating lesson activities into an interactive learning experience using Symbaloo Learning Paths, reviewed here. Add videos, quizzes, links to online resources, and more as part of your Symbaloo Learning Path lesson. Extend student learning using a digital storytelling creation tool such as Imagine Forest, reviewed here. Ask students to create books (or a book series) that share their understanding of earth science concepts. Include text, images, videos, and audio recordings to digital books.

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