Classroom Resources

Top 10 Science Sites for Teachers

Looking for inspiration? Try these STEM sites for you and your students.

  • Quirks and Quarks - is the website for the CBC Radio show of the same name. Quirks and Quarks delves deeper into the science behind the headlines and interviews scientists about their research.
  • Teaching Kids News - has a science section and covers popular news stories that have a science angle in language and style that appeals to kids. The site was started by a Toronto-based reporter.
  • edudemic - is a comprehensive site compiling information for all types of educators. We recommend the 20+ Apps to Know About in 2013.
  • Universcale - from Nikon, the camera makers, an application that shows the relative size of objects on a sliding scale.
  • Who Pooped? - one of our favourites, who pooped?, from the Minnesota Zoo is an interactive scat identification site.
  • Vi Hart has both a blog and a YouTube page that offer incredible insights into mathematical concepts. Some of the content may be too advanced for your students, but you will undoubtedly be inspired.
  • IXL - is an interactive mathematics learning site with practice modules for students. Note - site has a fee for use.
  • Explore - has a wide selection of live HD web cams set up in natural settings and nature photos, films, and blogs.
  • The Dragonfly Woman - is a blog by an "aquatic entomologist with a blogging habit". The site features educational materials and photos.
  • Project Noah - is building a "digital butterfly net for the 21st Century." You and your class can join the project and help identify wildlife in your backyard or track what other citizen scientists are finding.

We have dozens more online resources for teachers and students organized by subject area below, check it out!


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Science Resources Listed by Topic:

Air & Flight:

Bugs, Birds & Animals:

Chemistry:

Energy:

Environmental:

General Science:

Optics, Light & Sound:

Space:

Teacher Planning Resources Listed by Topic:

Air & Flight:

Bugs, Birds & Animals:

Chemistry:

Energy:

Environmental:

General Science:

Geology:

Mathematics:

Optics, Light & Sound:

Space:

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