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Online Instructional Resources - Science Resources

MYSTERY SCIENCE: To help educators during this time of COVID-19, Mystery Science has pulled their most popular science lessons for grades K-5 and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed.

PhET: PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations.

National Science Teachers Association is offering free 30-day membership, providing you with access to more than 12,000 digital professional learning resources and tools. Simply create an account and start developing your own personalized digital learning experience.

National Geographic Learning (NGL), a part of Cengage, will be providing complimentary access to digital tools and courseware for elementary, middle school, high school, Advanced and Electives as well as Career and Technical Education. NGL is offering all educators extended access or new subscription access through July 31st, 2020 whether you are currently utilizing NGL curriculum or not. NGL will also have training videos in place to help you and your teachers and administrator as well as our students get up-and-running quickly.

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is a variety of online videos through its EGLE Classroom initiative that teachers and parents can use to supplement school lessons all year long. "EGLE Classrom will help instructors to think about how to talk to their students on ways to interact with the natural world around them," said Liesle Clark, director or EGLE. "We want this to be a two-way collaboration and urge teachers and students to create their own videos that can be shared with others across Michigan as a statewide resource."

Michigan Math and Science Leadership Network: The MMSLN has compiled resources to help ease any additional stress you may have from figuring out how to occupy, engage, and educate any school-aged children in your family and community while we all stay home and stay safe.

SkunkWorks ®: Lockheed Martin in collaboration with Discover Education developed activities for grades 9-12. thee ac tivities bring 21st Century exploration and innovation to life in the classroom. through a virtual field trip inside SkunkWorks ®, students will be introduced to STEM professionals to learn about their exciting careers and to solve real world problems.

For English Learners (ELs)

CNN 10 is a website with current events explained in engaging 10 minute videos with a downloadable transcript to support ELs. 

Tween Tribune offered by the Smithsonian is available in a variety of Lexile levels on a variety of topics, also available in Spanish.