CGEE provides online classrooms activities, videos, and images for K-12 students that are adaptable for adult education. Many of these resources are focused on the watershed health of the Mississippi River and Lake Superior. Activities include interactive demonstrations of watersheds and more intentional action projects such as Adopt-a-Drain.
Climate Generation offers a suite of Grades 3-12 curriculum resources in the form of curriculum guides, as well as online modules that can be downloaded for free. All of these resources are standards-based and interdisciplinary. In addition, there are lessons focusing on energy use and those using polar expedition journals documenting climate change in the arctic.
The National Geographic Education website provides educators with a suite of resources on a diverse range of topics. The resource library includes activities, articles, collections, educator guides, encyclopedic entries, historical articles, ideas, images, interactives, games, lessons, maps, media, photos, unit studies and videos. These resources can be further subdivided into topics and grade level.
PBS LearningMedia provides a suite of resources on a broad variety of topics; from science to social studies, to health and professional development. As an added bonus, educators can search for materials by both subject and grade level, further specifying which resource is best suited for a classroom.
PBS NewsHour Classroom provides simple, content-specific lessons in the form of current events. Lesson plans typically include a short video, followed by activity suggestions including readings, hands-on activities, and discussion.
The Science Education Research Partnership has developed a number of strategies that facilitate reading science texts. This resource provides strategies for teachers prior to, during, and after reading a science text to maximize student understanding. These strategies come with examples for teachers to view and adapt for their own classrooms.
Science News for Students publishes stories about recent research and current events across the full breadth of STEM fields. Power Words are defined at the end of each article.