Science Education Resources

United States

NASA's Education Programs
This a searchable database with brief descriptions of NASA's Education Programs. NASA's comprehensive Education Program containing a portfolio of activities directed toward education at all levels.
Educational REALMS
Resources that Engage Active Learners in Mathematics and Science (REALMS). Our goal is to provide access to the best information available for teaching and learning about science, mathematics, and the environment.
Educational Bird Links
This page has educational links, many for children, that include classroom activities such as birdwatches and feederwatches, migration maps and imagery and endangered species information.
Learn NPS
This National Park site has several "Tools for Teachers" links that bring national parks into the science classroom.
U.S. Geological Survey
The goal of the various USGS educational Web sites is to promote scientific literacy among people of all ages. The Learning Web, a portion of the USGS Web is dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long learning. Here students can explore things on, in, around, and about the Earth such as plants and animals, land, water, and maps. It also shows how Biology, Geology, Hydrology, and Geography helps children understand our changing world.
EPA Environmental Education Resources
This site has guidelines and resources for teachers on how to teach environmental education.
Smithsonian Science Lesson Plans
Click on Educators. This site by the Smithsonian has lesson plans and activities for gems and minerals, animals, and for marine life.


Career and Technology Education
This site shows how the Texas Education Agency prepares young people for entry-level employment in a high-skill, high-wage job and/or to continue their education. Categories that they cover include Agricultural science technology and Health sciences.
Texas Parks and Wildlife
This site contains a "Teacher's Toolkit" of activities and lesson plans for children that include observing, collecting data and drawing conclusions, aquatic activities and exploring Texas.
Science Center for Educator Development
The Science Center contains a toolkit for science educators teaching in Texas. Its purpose is to provide the science education community with resources for implementing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for science. The Center, located at the Texas Statewide Systemic Initiative receives funding from the National Science Foundation and the Texas Education Agency.


Science Learning Network
For science information on things children are interested in, look at the Science Learning Network site.

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