Distance Education Resources for Teachers of Science

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As you take your science teaching to the cloud, the need for resources that support this online mode of science instruction becomes more pertinent than ever. In today's post, we are sharing with you this collection of resources that provide you with a wide variety of materials to facilitate your online teaching of science. These include curricular texts, digital textbooks, lesson plans, educational video content and many more. We invite you to explore these resources and share with your colleagues.

Mystery Science is offering its popular science lessons for free for teachers as a way to support them during this time of pandemic. "All of the lessons below are expertly designed to engage students, achieve learning outcomes, and be easy for teachers to use. We have short mini-lessons that are completely digital and full lessons that include an activity. All of the activities are designed to use simple supplies that families will likely already have at home."

Arizona Science Center is another resource you can draw on to help your students enhance their at-home science learning. The site offers a wide variety of educational resources and materials for educators, parents, and students. These include lesson plans, DIY activities, interactive videos, hands-on tutorials, virtual demonstrations, and many more.

"Discovery Education Experience, our flexible K-12 learning platform, provides compelling high-quality content, ready-to-use digital lessons, unique collaboration tools, and professional learning resources to give you everything you need to facilitate instruction and create a lasting educational impact. Built for all learners, grade levels, subject areas, and interests, Experience brings new excitement and relevance to the topics you teach and lets you reach and engage every student wherever learning is taking place."

Check out this collection of some of the best YouTube channels that provide educational videos covering various science topics. These include SciShow kids, Socratica, Veritasium, National Geographic Kids, and many more.