Please note: While the following sites have been identified as containing quality information for science education, teachers need to review individual materials for content quality and alignment.
Arizona resources and programs
Document contains links to Arizona resources and programs, such as parks, museums, and organizations connected to science education.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Advances science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.
Annenberg Media Learner.org
Annenberg Media uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools.
ARS News and Information
Research news, science for kids, and images from the Agricultural Research Service.
BioLEAP Lending Library of Life Science Materials
The National Anti-Vivisection Society provides a comprehensive library of dissection alternatives that includes high-relief, three dimensional plastic models, computer software programs, color transparencies, videotapes and other materials for a wide range of species. These materials are available on a free loan basis to students, teachers, school boards and others interested in advancing science education without harming animals.
The Biology Project
An interactive resource for learning about biology concepts, sponsored by the University of Arizona.
The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
CIESE sponsors and designs interdisciplinary projects that teachers throughout the world can use to enhance their curriculum through compelling use of the Internet.
Digital Library for Earth System Education
The Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE), sponsored by the National Science Foundation, includes lesson plans, maps, images, data sets, visualizations, assessment activities, curriculum, online courses, and more.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Provides a database that links to free teaching and learning resources developed by federal agencies.
Harvard University Teacher Resource Website
Provides content modules for teaching about density, pressure, simple circuits, and ecosystems.
International System of Units (SI)
The International System of Units, abbreviated SI, is the modern metric system of measurement. This site provides a list of the 7 base units, derived units, and their symbols.
Modeling Instruction Program at Arizona State University
Portal page to the Modeling Theory of Physics Instruction program.
Modeling for Understanding in Science Education (MUSE)
Provides numerous research-based, math oriented science units, complete with instructional materials, instructions, and rationale.
National Institute for Science Education
Publications, research and educational activities.
An Aeronautics and Space Resource for Education
National Academy of Sciences
Provides latest research and policy in science, engineering, and medicine.
National Science Digital Library
NSDL is the Nation's online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.
National Science Foundation
Includes information about the agency, its programs, and its publications; details of NSF grants; and links to other science-related research centers.
National Science Teachers Association - Learning Center
Includes Science Objects (free one- to two-hour interactive simulation-based learning experiences) and NSTA Web Seminars (free weekly 90-minute, live professional development experiences that allow participants to interact with nationally acclaimed experts, NSTA Press authors, and scientists, engineers, and education specialists from NSTA government partners).
Provides research articles on policy and best practices for mathematics and science education issues.
Revolution in Earth and Space Science Education
Earth and space science education is undergoing a revolution that is reshaping the nature and content of what is taught-with an increased emphasis on Earth as a system. Earth and space science is emerging as a premier exemplar for innovation, quality education and successful science education reform for students at all grade levels.
Provides information and strategies for creating science notebooks, including examples of student notebooks.
The Smithsonian Institution Home Page
Provides virtual tours of the Smithsonian Institutions, teaching resources, exhibits, and professional development information.
The Tree of Life Home Page
Information about phylogeny and biodiversity.
Understanding Evolution - An evolution site for teachers
Comprehensive site containing extensive background information to help teachers understand the complexities of evolution and teach it effectively.
USGS - Education
The Learning Web, a portion of the U.S. Geological Survey to, a portion of the USGS web sit dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning.