National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC)

The nation and its citizens face a continued and growing cyber threat and a critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals. To ensure our nation’s future national security and economic growth, we must build a strong cyber workforce. The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) was created by the Cyber Innovation Center to advance its academic outreach and workforce development program. […]

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA): Teacher Resources

With Louisiana’s newly passed 2017 science standards, comes a new opportunity to educate the next generation of students about the significance of our coast.  Please be encouraged to access these Teacher Resources, Louisiana coastal subject matter, for grades K-12.  Science lessons, data and activities are listed, ready for modification to meet DCI components of Louisiana’s new science standards.

OpenStax: Astronomy

Free Educational Material! Astronomy is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of one- or two-semester introductory astronomy courses. The book begins with relevant scientific fundamentals and progresses through an exploration of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. The Astronomy textbook builds student understanding through the use of relevant analogies, clear and non-technical explanations, and rich illustrations. Mathematics […]

Scientists in the Classroom

NCSE is in the process of recruiting teachers for NCSEteach’s fall Scientists in the Classroom program. Please help us spread the word by sending the following short description of the program and information on how to apply to your teacher networks! “The National Center for Science Education’s teacher network is launching an exciting new program to get scientists into classrooms across the country! NCSE has over 30 years of […]

Science on a Sphere Explorer

SOS Explorer, from the inventors of NOAA’s Science On a Sphere® , is now available as an exhibit and classroom tool. Users can view over 100 datasets through a user-controlled touchscreen interface on a flat screen. The visualizations show information provided by satellites, ground observations, and computer models, and lets users explore the data. See the website for contact information, […]

Open Vault

Open Vault provides online access to content produced by the public television and radio station WGBH. The website offers more than 42,000 records that can be searched through a browseable index of series such as NOVA, a Scholar Exhibits for selected topics, and Special Collections with interview and more.

NBC Learn

NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has assembled a collection of videos, generally less than six minutes long. Each video includes a transcript, and on the reverse, additional information and links. The STEM & Innovation topic includes Changing Planet, Sustainability: Water, When Nature Strikes, and more.

learn x design

Learn x Design offers projects and activities that focus on design and engineering skills. The website offers a database of science activities for youth of all ages, especially for use in informal learning environments. Activities can be searched by subject, age level, or the time duration of the project. Many activities are accompanied by a video of science educators demonstrating […]

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