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Science OER & links

100 Science Reference Sites for students

100 Science websites for Science Teachers

Ask a Biologist!

Games, simulations, videos, etc. developed by Arizona State University School of Life Sciences


Amazing Space

Space telescope education program

Animal Jam

Online game to learn about animals and their environment. Originally founded by National Geographic.


Explore The Largest Natural World Encyclopaedia Online

Bozeman Science. Next Generation Science Standards videos

Bill Nye. Science guy


Search hundreds of free science education resources

California Science Teacher Association Next Generation Science resources

CK – 12

Free STEM teaching resources

Curiosity Creek

Lessons and activities focus on science and environmental topics and include music, art, and language/literacy contexts

Curiosity Machine

Build engineering design challenges using household objects with the help of scientists and engineers

Encyclopedia of Life

Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

Engineering is Elementary

Uses children’s love for building things to engage them in real-world engineering design challenges

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Teacher resources: Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides and Online Environmental Resources for Educators. (Disponible en español).

Field trip Earth

Global resource for teachers, students, and proponents of wildlife conservation

Garbology for teachers

NatureBridge provides hands-on environmental science programs for children and teens

Google Earth Education

Explore the far reachers of earth in your browser

How to Smile

Online tool that allows educators to search, collect, and share high-quality, hands-on science and math activities

Journey North

Tracking migrations and seasons

Keep Wild animals wild

From International Fund for animal welfare. Provides lesson activities, etc. for key stages 1, 2 & 3

Little Alchemy. A simple but addictive game. Start with four basic items and use them to find dinosaurs, unicorns and spaceships!


MIT OpenCourseWare

Highlights for high school – videos,exam prep, introductory MIT courses

Molecular Workbench

Open source environment providing visual, interactive computational experiments for teaching and learning science

Mosa Mack Science Education

Engaging students to turn into Science detectives

Mystery Science

Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science!


Nasa for educators

Search hundreds of resources by subject, grade level, type and keyword. These lesson plans and teaching materials support your STEM curriculum

National Geographic Education

Bring National Geographic resources into your classroom

National Science Digital Library - OER Commons

Serving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education

National Science Foundation

A diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers


A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History.

PHet Interactive Simulations

Collection of science and math interactive computer simulations. With over 200 million simulations delivered to date, students learn through exploration in an animated, game-like environment

Plant Data Base (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Planting Science. Student-centered plant investigations that integrate scientific practices and big ideas in biology that meet the guidelines in the Next Generation Science Standards

SAGE - Science and Arts Gateway for Education

Developed by Cornell University this portal provides educators and students with links to lesson planning and learning resources in science, mathematics, and the arts.


Science Friday partners with educators and scientists to create free STEM activities, lessons, and resources for all learners.

Science Journal

Science Journal transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries.

Science Net Links

Produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science including lesson plans, interactives, and reviewed Internet resources

Science Museum Group (UK) 

Classroom resource archive​

Stated Clearly

Promoting the art of critical thinking by exposing people to the simple beauty of science. We create short animations using neutral language.

Teach Preschool Science

FREE Science Discovery Curriculum for Early Childhood

The Edible School Yard

Transform children's relationship with food if we give them a taste of what's possible

The Reptile Database

US Geological Survey

Videos on volcanos, earthquakes...

Wolfram Research Science Biographies


An intriguing new question every day to explore in a variety of ways. Encourages new questions, sparking new paths of wonder and discovery in family and classroom settings.

(The) Lawrence Hall of Science. Univ. Cal. Berkley

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