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Online Labs in offers virtual lab simulations

Online Labs in offers virtual lab simulations

Online Labs in offers virtual laboratory simulations that can be used in a variety of courses, including chemistry, physics, biology, anatomy, geology, and astronomy. There are also tools for practicing math and design. For educators who are looking to conduct labs during distance learning or for parents seeking supplements for curriculum at home, this site...

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Take on a math challenge with Play With Your Math

Take on a math challenge with Play With Your Math

With schools closed, many parents are looking for ways to continue their children’s education at home. This can be done incrementally, in the form of small challenges. For fun math-related challenges for learners in grades 3-12, check out Play With Your Math. The site is filled with math challenges that are sure to enrich learners...

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Add formative assessments to virtual lessons with Peardeck

Add formative assessments to virtual lessons with Peardeck

As an increasing number of educators shift to online instruction, the need for ways to engage digitally with students has increased exponentially. One way that educators have been interacting with students from a distance is by adding Peardeck to their Google Slides. Many teachers are using this tool within Zoom lessons as a way to...

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Same or Different: a routine for math comparison

Same or Different: a routine for math comparison

Same or Different is a routine that provides students opportunities to construct arguments when comparing mathematical objects, including numbers or shapes. This routine can provide even young learners with an accessible opportunity to create an argument and can be implanted in virtual or at-home lessons as well as in the traditional classroom environment. If you...

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A plethora of science resources offered from Science Learning Hub

A plethora of science resources offered from Science Learning Hub

Science Learning Hub is a collection of Science resources from New Zealand. The materials are sorted by topics, featuring materials for lessons on animal behavior, astronomy, climate change, ecology, forensics, plants, sustainability, weather and more. Upon clicking on a topic, users are taken to all related resources including articles, activities, interactives, and videos. This resource...

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Science News for Students offers student-friendly articles for ages 9-14

Science News for Students offers student-friendly articles for ages 9-14

Science News for Students offers access to student-friendly news and feature stories about scientific topics. The stories on the site are aimed at readers ages 9-14 and are written in developmentally appropriate language. The site is updated daily, so there is always something fresh for young readers to enjoy. Additionally, the website offers free resources...

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SHAPE America offers resources for putting health, P.E. instruction online

SHAPE America offers resources for putting health, P.E. instruction online

One course that can be challenging for educators to put online is P.E. The Society of Health and Physical Educators, SHAPE America, is helping teachers in the shift to putting this type of instruction online effectively. They have created a collection of resources to support educators in providing high-quality, standards-based P.E. and health instruction despite...

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News Literacy resources available

News Literacy resources available

The News Literacy Project is an organization that is working to help society become more news literate, starting with students. Teachers and parents can use the provided lesson plans to teach learners how to become smarter, more active consumers of news and other information needed for participation in civic life. Check out the site for...

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Web-based math manipulatives to try

Web-based math manipulatives to try

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives offers a library of web-based virtual manipulatives to help make K-12 math instruction more comprehensible for students. By using manipulatives, students can visualize the relationship between elements of the math problems. Teachers and parents can use these virtual math tools to help students understand mathematical concepts being addressed in...