April 24th, 2019

High School Resource: Getting to Know Vernal Pool organisms – Fowler’s Toad by The Buffalo Zoo

High School Resource Getting to Know Vernal Pool organisms – Fowler’s Toad by The Buffalo Zoo Students will learn about the Fowler’s toad in this resource. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.LE.1.1, MST4.I.LE.3.1, MST4.I.LE.4.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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April 23rd, 2019

Middle School Resource: Reptile Adaptations by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Reptile Adaptations by Discovery Education Students will learn about changing traits that enable reptiles to live in their environments. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.3.LS.3.1, S.3.LS.3.2, S.4.LS.1.2 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 22nd, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Underwater Animals by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Underwater Animals by Discovery Education Students will learn about underwater mammals in this resource. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.2.LS.2.2, S.2.LS.4.1, S.3.LS.2.1 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 10th, 2019

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer

High School Resource Testing an Odometer Students will learn how to calibrate and read an odometer. Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 3rd, 2019

High School Resource: Unit Converter

High School Resource Unit Converter This page offers a simulator that converts a number of Math and Science units. From area to volume to acceleration and resistance, this site provides a simple tool for changing one unit to another, metric or standard. In addition to the desired value, the site shows the conversion factor and […]

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March 27th, 2019

High School Resource: Striking it Rich with Chemistry

High School Resource Striking it Rich with Chemistry During this lab investigation, students will witness a chemical change as they create a brass alloy using a post-1982 penny, sodium hydroxide, and zinc metal. The penny will undergo a chemical change and turn from copper to silver and when exposed to heat, change to gold. The […]

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March 26th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Sugar and Salt Solutions by PhET

Middle School Resource Sugar and Salt Solutions by PhET This simulation will allow students to see what happens when sugar and salt are added to water. Students can pour in sugar, shake in salt, and evaporate water to see the effects on concentration and conductivity. They can also zoom in to see how different sugar […]

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December 25th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Using Kidspiration in the Classroom

Middle School Resource Using Kidspiration in the Classroom Kidspiration® is designed specifically to match the learning needs and abilities of K-5 students. With Kidspiration, young learners use graphic organizers to improve learning and thinking skills across the curriculum in reading and writing, science, social studies and math. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.3.6, W.4.6, W.5.6 […]

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October 31st, 2018

High School Resource: Kinds of Science by HippoCampus

High School Resource Kinds of Science by HippoCampus This presentation explains the different kinds of science, including mention of natural, social, empirical, formal, pure, and applied. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.7.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.7.2 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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October 30th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Giant Lens by Exploratorium

Middle School Resource Giant Lens by Exploratorium A large hanging lens creates upside-down images of distant objects and right-side-up images of nearby objects. You can locate the upside-down images by using a piece of white paper as a screen. The right-side-up images are harder to find. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.5.PS.1.3, MST4.I.PS4.4 Be sure […]

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