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Unlock the wonder and fun of science by exploring the printables, lessons, graphic organizers, and quizzes below. Whether you're teaching a unit on geology, space, chemistry, or physics, you'll find the science materials you need for elementary, intermediate, and high school students. You can easily incorporate math, history, or art activities into your science curriculum with these resources. Use Earth Day activities in April to teach your students about nature and respecting the environment.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Sense Organs: Skin, Nose, Tongue Mini-Lesson
The Amazing Rain Forest Mini-Lesson
Ocean Zones Mini-Lesson
Introducing Dinosaurs Mini-Lesson
Meet the Planets Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Digital Books

Gallery of DK Digital Books for Life Science
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Worksheets & Activities (K-2)

Photosynthesis Worksheet
Body Parts
Plant Parts
World Map (Black and White)
Our Five Senses
More Science Printables (K-2)

Worksheets & Activities (3-5)

Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Careers: Who Am I?
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
More Science Printables (3-5)

Worksheets & Activities (6-8)

Performance-Based Science Activities
Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
The Respiratory System (Blank) Printable
Renewable and Non-renewable Energy
Organ Systems in the Human Body
More Science Printables (6-8)

Worksheets & Activities (9-12)

Performance-Based Science Activities
List of Inventions and Discoveries
The Healthy Immune System
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
Environment & Pollution: Matching Worksheet
More Science Printables (9-12)

Lesson Plans

Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
Winter Holidays
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
In Which Liquids Do Seeds Grow Best?
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Gravity and Weight on Other Planets
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
More Popular Science Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

Top 10 Science Graphic Organizers
Float or Sink
Dogs and Cats as Pets: Venn Diagram
Natural Resources
Cause and Effect Organizer
Triple Venn Diagram
More Science Graphic Organizers


List of Rain Forest Animals
Cranberry Facts
Types of Snow
Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
More Science References

Games & Puzzles

What Am I? Icebreaker
Bones & Muscles Word Search
Recycling Crossword Puzzle
Seeds Word Search
Hospital Word Search
More Online Science Games

Earth Day Activities

Recycling & Waste Management – Educational Videos & Activities
Favorite Classroom Activities for Going Green
Recycled Art
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Build a Volcano
More Earth Day Teacher Resources


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Describe the Rainy Day
Seasons Printables Slideshow
More Spring Resources for Science Class


Fall Crossword Puzzle I
Fall Similes
Favorite Autumn Activities Slideshow (K-8)
More Autumn Resources for Science Class


Let It Snow!
Jan Brett's Winter Books
Winter Solstice Activities
More Winter Resources for Science Class

Language Arts Connections

Lesson Planning Center
Plant Parts
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
Label Your Body
Reading Comprehension: The Moon
More Language Arts Activities for Science Class

Literature Connections

Animal Farm Literature Guide
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
Have a Heart
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
More Literature Activities for Science Class

Math Connections

Weather Graph
Rulers: Inches and Centimeters
Buy Nothing Day
Plant Graph
Are All Pennies Created Equal?
More Popular Math & Science Resources

Art Connections

Turkey Coloring Page
Let It Snow!
Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Plant Pollination
Autumn Leaves
More Popular Art Activities for Science Class


Potential and Kinetic Energy
Loud and Soft Sounds
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
Force and Motion
Does It Matter How Much Air Is in Your Basketball?
Float or Sink
Science Fun: Heat and Light
More Physics Resources


Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
Build a Volcano
Dominant and Recessive Genes
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Are All Pennies Created Equal?
More Chemistry Activities

Human Body Resources

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Label Your Body
Big Sneeze
Parts of the Body
The Five Senses Printables Slideshow
Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 3 & 4)
Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 5 & 6)
More Human Body Resources for Teachers


Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
Weather Forecast Bulletin Board
Weather Graph
Weather Symbols
More Weather Resources for Teachers

Plants (Botany)

Cranberry Facts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Plant Parts
Careers: Who Am I?
Plant Parts
More Plants (Botany) – Teacher Resources


Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
Life Cycle of Butterflies
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Animal Farm Literature Guide
More Animals – Teacher Resources


Constellations: Pictures in the Sky Lesson Plan
Moon's Phases Lesson Plan
Zodiac Constellations
Moon Things Crossword Puzzle
People in Space: The Pioneers
The First Man in Space
Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors - Review Sheet
More Popular Space Activities for Science Class

Social Studies Connections

World Map (Black and White)
Winter Holidays
List of Inventions and Discoveries
Create Your Own Invention
Digital Book Library
More Social Studies Activities for Science Class

History Connections

"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Educational Clip Art Images from DK
Hurricane Katrina Reading Warm-Up
Albert Einstein Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor
More History Activities for Science Class


Animal Report PowerPoint Presentation
Science and Technology: Earthquake!
Comparing Humans and Robots
Insects on the Internet
Ingenious Inventors Match
More Popular Technology Resources for Science Class


Famous Firsts in Aviation
Thomas Edison Revisited
Wind-Up Cars
Inventions & Machines Printables Slideshow
The Invention of the Zoom Lens
How an Electric Light Bulb Works
Samuel Morse
More Popular Inventions Activities for Science Class

Food Science

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Fruits and Vegetables List
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
Food Groups
More Nutrition & Food Activities


Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
All About Fossils
Science Reading Warm-Up: Volcanoes
More Geology Activities


List of Rain Forest Animals
Animal Habitat Crossword Puzzle
Body Parts of an Ant
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
Charlotte's Web Persuasive Letter
More Insects – Teacher Resources

Biography Activities

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Popular Inventions Printables
Albert Einstein, Physicist
Florence Nightingale Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Science and Social Studies: Benjamin Franklin
More Biography Activities

Visuals & Transparencies

Science Visuals (Grades 6-12)
Science Transparencies (Grades 6-12)

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December Calendar of Events
December is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World AIDS Day (12/1), International Volunteer Day (12/6), Hanukkah (begins at sundown 12/6), Handwashing Awareness Week (12/6-12), Computer Science Education Week (12/7-13), Human Rights Day (12/10), Winter Solstice (12/22), Christmas (12/25), Kwanzaa (begins 12/26), Visit the Zoo Day (12/27), and New Year's Eve (12/31). Plus, celebrate Bingo's Birthday Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and Write to a Friend Month all December long!

Hour of Code
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Celebrate Computer Science Education Week from December 7-13, 2015 with our Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids, Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Teens, or the Hour of Code resources provided by Code.org®

Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, the American Revolution, and the environment. Enjoy!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.