American Association of Chemistry Teachers Resources

Jan

Over 1100 classroom resources are available in the library for K-12 teachers of chemistry. The library is organized by three grade spans with resources for advanced classes, such as AP or IB chemistry (found in the AP collection)

Virtual Field Trips

Jan

A variety of virtual field trips from different parts of the world, including famous landmarks, works of art, historic marvels, science adventures, and more!  Recommended by Luke – age 9 and Ben – age 7!

The Exploratorium

Jan

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Its website offers a place where students can explore their curiosity and discover scientific concepts through videos, reading, educational games, and other activities. Students can explore the science of music and dance and the physics of baseball or try to crack the Mayan code. They can … Read More

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Climate Change

Jan

Help your students to understand the debate surrounding the issue of climate change with the EPA’s current research, news stories, and multimedia resources that explore shifts in the earth’s climate. The agency even created a special site to help students of all ages track the effects of climate change and changing weather patterns around the world.

Smarthistory, presented by the Khan Academy

Jan

Smarthistory.org is a multimedia resource designed to replace the traditional art history textbook. Launched in 2005, Smarthistory began a partnership with the Khan Academy last year. The website offers more than 450 videos and 250 essays on art history, covering the ancient cultures to the Industrial Revolution to the modern age of Post-Colonialism. Explore contemporary topics such as feminist art, earth-conscious … Read More

Mission USA – Interactive American History Games

Jan

Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. history content through free interactive games. The games are free and are funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Lucid for Education

Jan

Lucid for Education is a collaborative platform that makes classroom activities resemble the real world. Enable critical thinking, creativity and communication in your school. Trial accounts for in-classroom use are available for free.

Cool Math

Jan

Cool Math offers online math games for students ages 3 through 12  with basic math lessons.

Crash Course Kids

Jan

Elementary Grades Science Videos (Free trial period, then subscription needed)