Find Free Science Education Resources

We curate the best online science simulations, visualizations, websites, and videos from around the world. Made for K-12 teachers and students, all resources are NGSS-aligned and free. You’re welcome to send us new learning tools that you find.

Interactive Games

Fun and engaging science games that students can learn by playing

Data Visualizations

Tools that turn big data sets into beautiful graphics to enrich students’ learning.

Simulations

Lab activities on the computer that are creative, engaging, and conceptually clear

Citizen Science Projects

Help with real scientific research by joining teams working to solve large-scale problems, such as mapping the ocean floor or discovering new galaxies

Amazing Websites

Insanely great websites are home to science articles, infographics, videos, and presentations.

SELECT YOUR GRADE LEVEL AND TOPIC

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE
KINDERGARTEN

  • Forces and Interactions: Pushes and Pulls
  • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: Animals, Plants, and Their Environment
  • Weather and Climate
  • Engineering Design

1ST GRADE 

  • Waves: Light and Sound
  •  Structure, Function, and Information Processing
  •  Space Systems: Patterns and Cycles
  •  Engineering Design

2ND GRADE 

  • Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
  • Earth’s Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth
  • Engineering Design

3RD GRADE

  • Forces and Interactions
  • Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: Environmental Impacts on Organisms
  • Inheritance and Variation of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits
  • Weather and Climate
  • Engineering Design

4TH GRADE

  • Energy
  • Waves
  • Structure, Function, and Information Processing
  • Earth’s Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth
  • Engineering Design

5TH GRADE

  • Structure and Properties of Matter
  • Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
  • Earth’s Systems
  • Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System
  • Engineering Design

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ABOUT US

Our team from Temple University has developed this resource for all K-12 students and teachers of science. These vetted learning tools align to the NGSS. Find one we should include? Just fill out the form.

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