• 3D Parks
    Take a 3D tour of national parks
    American Field Guide
    This site draws on the video libraries of local public television stations, bringing users searchable access to more than 1,000 online video clips comprising 150 hours of outdoors productions.
    Useful for 6th grade science.
    Blue Zones Expedition
    Blue Zones studies the world
    Cascades Volcano Observatory
    Study volcanoes from your classroom.
    Chemistry for Kids web site

    Chemtopics Periodic Table
    Interactive periodic table , well organized good information on families and elements.
    This site is designed to introduce students to the science protocol of peer review and research reproducibility. Upon entering the site students will find a problem-solving scenario narrative, then a detailed list of requirements for solving the problem and making a final report. Links to needed real data sources are given, as well as links to supplementary study material.
    Digital Frog
    Digital frog dissection
    Discover Archaeology
    A bi-monthly magazine from Scientific American.
    DPI Science Lesson Plans K-12

    Earth Science animations and video
    Animations and films for use in stand alone lessons or lesson planning
    Edheads helps students learn through educational games and activities designed to meet state and national standards. This Web site has highly interactive things: simple machines, weather, and virtual knee surgery for K
    EPA Water Educational Resources

    EROS Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science
    Looking at Earth from space.
    Field Trip Earth
    A global resource on wildlife conservation for teachers.
    Flying Turtle Science and Technology Exploring
    Clearly written, well researched articles show how the same basic principles influence and control the way things work in nature, living organisms, and human technology.
    Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
    Teaching and Learning resources from Federal Agencies
    Global visualization of any place on earth

    Great Science Starters

    Houston Urban Network for Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics
    Houston Urban Network of Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HUNSTEM) is an organization believing that inquiry-driven, problem-based STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) lessons are the best teaching method to attain increased science literacy.

    Interactive Earthquake Web site

    International Polar Year
    Polar resources for the International Polar Year
    Internet Science and Technology Fair
    The Internet Science and Technology Fair is a unique opportunity for teachers to provide their classes with a hands-on, computer-oriented learning activity. The Fair is designed to reinforce students
    Lesson Plans in Astronomy from University of Montana
    A team of master teachers, university faculty, and NASA researchers have created a series of web-based astronomy and astrobiology lessons for the CERES Project. These classroom-ready activities for K-12 students represent a robust combination of contemporary teaching/learning strategies from the National Science Education Standards (NRC, 1996), exciting and current NASA science data, and Internet pointers to an endless supply of accurate and timely resources.
    Life cycle of a mineral
    Life cycle of a mineral deposit
    Link to High School Science Support Documents at DPI

    Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You
    Secret Worlds: The Universe Within
    View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.
    National Atlas
    The National Atlas- make your own customized maps everything from A aquifers to Z zebra mussels.
    National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education
    The Office of Science Education (OSE) coordinates science education activities at the NIH and develops and sponsors science education projects in house. These programs serve elementary, secondary, and college students, teachers, and the public.
    National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System
    The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) is a satellite system used to monitor global environmental conditions, and collect and disseminate data related to: weather, atmosphere, oceans, land and near-space environment.
    Netpals Earthzone
    Planetpals Earthzone is an interactive site with endearing characters that teach us all the importance of our planet and solutions to saving our environment. The site
    NOAA Jetstream an On-line School for Weather
    Covers weather, oceanography, and remote sensing. Can be loaded on school servers in sections.
    National Science Teachers Association
    Pete's PowerPoint Station
    PowerPoint on many topics
    Physics 24/7
    Physics Homework help.
    Schoolyard Geology
    Study the geological features of your own school yard! A field trip that cost nothing! Activities and examples of what to look for.
    Scientists in Action
    Scientists in Action- a site about how scientists contribute to society.
    Smithsonian Institute
    Soil science and other areas of earth science
    STAR Center for Satellite Applications and Research
    NOAA Coral Reef Watch (CRW) released a new operational satellite warning product for monitoring coral reef health in 2005.
    Starchild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers

    The Futures Channel
    The Futures Channel is a provider of curriculum resources to educators that connect learning to the real world. The site offers teacher training institutes with master teachers Kay Toliver and Jaime Escalante as well as resource kits which include CDs and videos on how to engage students in subjects such as mathematics, science, etc.
    The GPS class

    The Particle Adventure website UC Berkeley

    Topographic maps for any place in USA
    Find and use topographic maps and other map data for your curriculum!
    University of Utah; Genetics
    How to extract DNA from living things.
    USGS Education links
    Resources for grade K through 12
    Water in the USA
    Real-time water flow and water quality data for rivers near you and
    Water science for schools
    Water science for Schools- web site is available in Spanish