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NASA For Educators

NASA for Educators is designed to assist educators of K-12 students. They have activity ideas each grade as well as videos that teachers can use in their classes or after school programs. The site also features a calendar with information about educational events occurring each day.

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Math Is

Math is Fun is a website that offers resources for mathematics educators. There are a variety of different worksheets for K-12 mathematics. The site also offers online games and a math dictionary.

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Cool Math

CoolMath is a colorful, interactive website that offers a variety of online math games and resources for students. The website has information for a multiple of grade levels, from elementary mathematics to calculus. The site also has lessons for teachers, a math dictionary, and math information separated by topic.

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Cynthia Lanius' Mathematics is Fun Curriculum

Educator Cynthia Lanius shares her mathematics lessons via the Rice University Mathematics Department. These lessons are intended to be very fun for students. Some lessons are also available in Spanish.

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The California Department of Parks and Recreation

The California Department of Parks and Recreation offers curriculum to educators who wish to teach about the natural world. They offer resources for inside the classroom, such as maps, photos, and videos. They also will assist educators who wish to take their students outdoors to study in the state parks.

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Discovery Cube

Brought to us by the Discovery Science Center, Discovery Cube is a web site that provides information on the Discovery Science Center located in Santa Ana, California. The Discovery Science Center aims to project interest in science, math, and technology through interactive exhibitis and progams. Explore previous exhibits and find information on upcoming/ongoing exhibits such as the Bob the Builder, Indiana Jones, and Bubble Fest XVII exhibit. They also provide science resources under their education section including free science kits and projects and teacher resources.

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STEM Resources Tennessee Department of Education is operated through the Tennessee Department of Education. The website encourages the use of hand-on, inquiry-based learning to teach students about science, technology, engineering, and math. The website offers teachers curriculum, materials, internet resources, and instructional tools. They offer multiple assessments.

To access general information about STEM Resources through the Tennesee Department of Education, click here.

Buildings Industry Transportation Electricity Scenarios

The Buildings Industry Transportation Electricity Scenarios (BITES) tool helps teachers instruct their students about energy. This computer program allows users to manipulate the sources of energy in the United States. Once they make those changes, students can see how use of renewable energy sources would impact the carbon dioxide emissions of the United States.


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Windows to the Universe

Windows to the Universe is a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association. The website offers resources for educators including suggested activities, classroom materials, and links to current research.  The website also carefully explains basic aspects of scientific disciplines to reach all knowledge levels.

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The California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences offers a database of hands-on lesson plans intended to inspire young scientists. Educators can search the website by grade or by science topic.

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