Generic Tools

Website
Description
http://www.neok12.com/diagrams.htm
Interactive diagrams (earth & space, biology, physics)
http://www.fotobabble.com/
Create talking photos - great for observations, reflecting on field trips, and more
http://learning.snagfilms.com/film/
A collection of educational videos
http://www.kineticcity.com/
An amazing collection of science experiments, games, challenges, activities, and more
http://www.popsci.com/archives
187 Years of Popular Science Magazine (searchable archive)
http://www.dontstoplearning.com
Grades 7-9 Science Resources
http://science.lotsoflessons.com/index.html
Hundreds of science lessons, activities, and games
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/
Science Online - resources, lessons, and activities for K-8 students
http://www.fossweb.com/planetfoss/index.html
Shared photography website: real-world science
http://www.sciencefix.com/
A collection of entertaining science videos for middle-school students
http://scienceofeverydaylife.discoveryeducation
The Science of Everyday Life - a fun, interactive website for exploration and innovation
http://studyjams.scholastic.com
Scholastic Study Jams - animated science videos & karaoke sing-alongs
http://newyorkscienceteacher.com
New York Science Teachers site - science curriculum, games, materials, and more
Science Education Resources
A long list of online resources for science educators
http://www.webrangers.us/search.cfm
50 interactive games and tutorials (tide pools, parks, etc...)
http://vimeo.com/user697789/videos
91 simple science videos - water cycle, plants, health, stars, rocks, matter and more
http://science.education.nih.gov/home2.nsf
National Institutes of Health middle school science resources and lesson plans
http://sciencespot.net/
A website full of resources for middle school science teachers
http://www.science-class.net/
Resources, graphic organizers, slideshows, and lesson plans for middle school science teachers
http://www.guide2digitallearning.com/professional
Web 2.0 tools for science educators
http://www.waco-texas.com/
Science worksheets and resources aligned to Texas educational standards


6th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Scientific Thinking & Inquiry
http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/0_0_0/howscienceworks
The Real Process of Science (scientific inquiry)
Science and Technology
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/scitech/index.cfm
NASA's Science & Technology website
The Solar System
http://www.solarsystemscope.com/#plans
http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/planetMakeover/
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm
http://janus.astro.umd.edu/SolarSystems/
http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/age/
http://www.sciencemonster.com/planets/index.html
http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/50th/main.html
http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/3d_resources/
http://htwins.net/scale2/ recommended.jpg
http://www.bbc.com/future/bespoke/20140304-how-big-is-space-interactive/
-Amazing 3D interactive view of the solar system
-Extreme Planet Makeover
-Explore the solar system with NASA
-Animated solar system visualizer
-Calculate your age on other planets
-Solar system games and learning activities
-50 Years at NASA: history animation
-NASA Station Spacewalk Game
-Interactive scale of the universe
-How Big is Space interactive visual
Heat (Thermal Energy)
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/energy.htm#6
http://ict21st.com/english/themeissue/high/energyst/
-Energy lessons and activities
-eBook about Energy
Weather and Climate
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/atmosphere
-Atmospheric cycles lessons and activities
The Rock Cycle
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/resources.htm#8
-Rocks - videos, tutorials, and tests
-The Rock Cycle lessons/activities
Plate Tectonics
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/earth-features
-Plate Tectonic lessons, activities, and games
Earth and Life History
http://www.sciencemonster.com/earth/index.html
http://neoninc.org/budburst/
-Earth science games and learning activities
-Interactive worldwide database of plants & resources

7th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Scientific Thinking & Inquiry
http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/
The Science of Cooking
Science and Technology


Biological Classification
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/living-things.htm#8
Living Things - lessons and activities
Cell Biology
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/cells.htm#7
http://peer.tamu.edu/curriculum_modules/Cell_Biology/index
-Cell biology resources and activities
-Cells Are Us - 5 learning modules about cell biology
Genetics
http://forensics.rice.edu/
CSI style forensics game for middle school students
Biological Evolution
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/bio.htm#6
Biology resources and activities
The Human Body
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms
http://www.anatomyarcade.com/
Diet, disease, cells, nutrition & more - videos, tutorials & tests
-Anatomy games (skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory...)
Ecology
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/
-Animated videos & karaoke (photosynthesis, plant cells, etc...)

8th Grade

Standard
Website
Description
Scientific Thinking & Inquiry
http://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/
The Science of Cooking
Structure of Matter
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/matter.htm#8
-Matter videos, tutorials, and tests
-Matter lessons, games, and activities
Reactions
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/matter.htm#8
Reactions lessons & activities
Density and Buoyancy


Conservation of Energy
http://www.sciencemonster.com/physics/index.html
Gravity & inertia game
Electricity and Magnetism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/energy.htm#6
-Energy, electricity, and forces videos, tutorials, and tests
-Electricity & magnetism lessons and activities
Forces
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/force.htm#8
-Forces video, tutorial, and test
-Forces and motion activities and lessons
Waves
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/energy.htm#6
Waves lessons & activities