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Science Teacher Resources

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
Adaptations: Bird Beaks Mini-Lesson
Meet the Planets Mini-Lesson
Fossils Mini-Lesson
Intro to Rocks Mini-Lesson
Characteristics of Mammals Mini-Lesson
Animals of the Arctic Mini-Lesson
Astronomy Through the Ages Mini-Lesson
Introducing Deserts Mini-Lesson
Meet the Mammals Mini-Lesson
Focus on Frogs Mini-Lesson
Animals of the Antarctic Mini-Lesson
Intro to Water Mini-Lesson
More About Minerals Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Printables for Grades K-2

Earth Day Printable Book (K-4)
How a Seed Grows -- Little Book
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: The Saolo
My Skeleton
What Can You Reuse and Recycle?
Careers: Who Am I?
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
More Popular Science Printables (K-2)

Printables for Grades 3-5

Elephants Reading Warm-Up
Reading Warm-Up 13 for Gr. 3 & 4: Animals
Food Chain Diagram
Sharks Reading Warm-Up
Reading Warm-Up 12 for Gr. 3 & 4: Animals
Reading Warm-Up 3 for Gr. 5 & 6: Animals
Earth Day Word Search
More Popular Science Printables (3-5)

Printables for Grades 6-8

Performance-Based Science Activities
What Is a Compound?
What Is the Nervous System?
What Is a Glacier?
What Is the Muscular System?
How Do Yeasts and Molds Reproduce?
How Are Living Things Classified?
More Popular Science Printables (6-8)

Printables for Grades 9-12

Performance-Based Science Activities
Save Our Environment Printable Book (K-12)
The "Three Rs": Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle
Science Key Term Review: Heredity and Genetics
What Are Natural Resources?
What Are Food Chains and Food Webs?
Make a Difference in Your School
More Popular Science Printables (9-12)

Lesson Plans

Life Cycle of Butterflies
Recycled Art
Gravity and Weight on Other Planets
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
Layers of the Rain Forest
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
More Popular Science Lesson Plans

Science Graphic Organizers

Top 10 Science Graphic Organizers
Float or Sink
Ways to Help the Environment
Cause and Effect Organizer
Time Line
Dogs and Cats as Pets: Venn Diagram
Double Entry Journal Template
Time Line Graphic Organizer
More Popular Science Graphic Organizers

Quizzes

Human Body Parts Quiz
Volcanoes and Earthquakes Quiz
Digestion Quiz
Circulatory System Quiz
Bacteria and Viruses Quiz
Extreme Weather Quiz
Science - Atoms Quiz
More Science Quizzes

References

List of Rain Forest Animals
Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
Cranberry Facts
Global Warming: We CAN Make a Difference!
Dinosaur Facts Part I
Oceans and Seas
More Popular Science References

Science Games

Poptropica Teaching Guide: Time Tangled Island
Seeds Word Search
What Am I? Icebreaker
Recycling Crossword Puzzle
Bones & Muscles Word Search
More Online Science Games

Earth Day Activities

Recycling & Waste Management – Educational Videos & Activities
Top 10 Earth Day Printables (K-4)
Erosion at Work
Trash & Climate Change
Earth Day Activities
Reusing & Recycling Reduces Waste: Environment Activities for the Classroom
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Spring Resources for Science Class

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Tissue Flower Craft
Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
Spring Crossword Puzzle I
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Poster & Activities
"My Garden Song"
More Popular Spring Resources for Science Class

Autumn Resources for Science Class

As Soon As It's Fall Poetry Pack
The Sunflower
Flower and Leaf Press
Weather Station
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Fall Haiku
Understanding Chlorophyll
More Popular Autumn Resources for Science Class

Winter Resources for Science Class

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Welcome Spring
Herbs in the Classroom
Types of Snow
Bird Feeders
Glacial Pressure
Winter Weather Across America
More Popular Winter Resources for Science Class

Language Arts Activities for Science Class

Lesson Planning Center
Reading Warm-Up 2 for Gr. 5 & 6: Animals
Organ Systems in the Human Body
Who Gives a Hoot?
Science and Language Arts: Moving Objects
Science Key Term Review: Simple Organisms
Photosynthesis Worksheet
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Science Class

Literature Activities for Science Class

Animal Farm Literature Guide
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Post Card Template
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Sensory Poems
Have a Heart
More Popular Literature Activities for Science Class

Math & Science Connected

Recycling Word Problems
Plant Graph
Our Growing Planet
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
Alligator Snacks
Activity: Reflection
Rulers: Inches and Centimeters
More Popular Math & Science Resources

Art & Science Connected

Circus Lion
Recycled Art Projects Gallery
Tissue Flower Craft
Coloring Packet: Reusing an Old Jar
Recycling Craft Project: Make a Birdhouse
Can You Make a Feather? -- Activity 4.4
Plants of the Rain Forest
More Popular Art Activities for Science Class

Digital Books

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

Social Studies & Science Connected

What Is a Glacier?
How Do Plants Affect the Economy of the United States?
Educational Clip Art Images from DK
Chart of the Water Cycle
World Map (Black and White)
Our Growing Planet
How Do People Use Plants?
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Science Class

History & Science Connected

Earth Day Activities
Poptropica Teaching Guide: Time Tangled Island
Poptropica Teaching Guide: Mystery Train Island
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
What Are Some Bacterial Diseases?
More Popular History Activities for Science Class

Biography Activities for Science Class

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
Popular Inventions Printables
Learn About Johnny Appleseed
Albert Einstein, Physicist
Science and Social Studies: Benjamin Franklin
More Popular Biography Activities for Science Class

Technology Resources for Science Class

Science Key Term Review: Heredity and Genetics
Life Science Test: Heredity and Genetics
Comparing Humans and Robots
Animal Report PowerPoint Presentation
How Distant Are the Planets from the Sun?
Animal Report PowerPoint Presentation: Student Planning Pages
Popular Space Sciences Printables, Grades K-4
More Popular Technology Resources for Science Class

Inventions Activities for Science Class

List of Inventions and Discoveries
Create Your Own Invention
Inventions & Machines Printables Slideshow
Back to Nature?
Famous Firsts in Aviation
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
My Invention Book
More Popular Inventions Activities for Science Class

Plants (Botany)

How Do Yeasts and Molds Reproduce?
How a Seed Grows -- Little Book
How Are Living Things Classified?
Careers: Who Am I?
Plants & Trees Printable Book (Grades K-4)
Plant Parts
Science Key Term Review: Simple Organisms
More Plants (Botany) – Teacher Resources

Human Body Resources

Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 3 & 4)
Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 5 & 6)
What Is the Nervous System?
What Is the Muscular System?
My Skeleton
Human Body Printable Book (4-8)
The Human Body Is Fantastic!
More Human Body Resources for Teachers

Health & Nutrition Activities

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
An Edible Experiment
Food Groups
The Foods We Eat
Wellness Poster
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
The Ants Have It!
More Popular Health & Nutrition Activities

Food & Science Connected

How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
Insects in the Garden
Gummy Worm Measurements
Class Garden
Fruits and Vegetables List
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
More Popular Food Activities for Science Class

Chemistry Activities

What Is a Compound?
How Do Genes Combine in Offspring?
What Is Chemical Weathering?
Dominant and Recessive Genes
Pests, Pesticides, and the Environment Activity
Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
What Is a Mixture?
More Popular Chemistry Activities

Physics Resources

What Is the Electromagnetic Spectrum?
Science and Language Arts: Moving Objects
Density Key Term Review
Activity: Basic Forms of Energy
What Is Friction?
Physical Science Key Term Review: Motion
What Is an Electromagnet?
More Popular Physics Resources

Activities for Space Sciences

Moon's Phases Lesson Plan
Constellations: Pictures in the Sky Lesson Plan
Zodiac Constellations
Moon Things
The Great Space Race
People in Space: The Pioneers
John Glenn Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
More Popular Space Activities for Science Class

Geology Activities

Erosion at Work
Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
How Are Sedimentary Rocks Formed?
What Causes Water Pollution?
What Is the Rock Cycle?
How Are Sedimentary Rocks Classified?
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
More Popular Geology Activities

Weather Activities

Earth Day Printable Book (K-4)
Extreme Weather
Top 10 Earth Day Printables (K-4)
Trash & Climate Change
An Inconvenient Truth Classroom Poster
What Causes Severe Storms?
Climate and Climate Change Quiz
More Weather Resources for Teachers

Insect Resources

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
List of Rain Forest Animals
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Ladybugs Reading Warm-Up
June Bugs Reading Warm-Up
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
Spring Crossword Puzzle I
More Insects – Teacher Resources

Animal Resources

Elephants Reading Warm-Up
Reading Warm-Up 13 for Gr. 3 & 4: Animals
Sharks Reading Warm-Up
Nonfiction Reading Warm-Up: The Saolo
Reading Warm-Up 12 for Gr. 3 & 4: Animals
Reading Warm-Up 3 for Gr. 5 & 6: Animals
What Are Food Chains and Food Webs?
More Animals – Teacher Resources

Additional Resources

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

Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!

Videos
Do your students love videos? We have a growing collection of videos (including related activities) for holidays and events, including: Earth Day, women's history, Memorial Day, Independence Day, slavery & the Civil War, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, and American History. Enjoy!

April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Tell a Story Day (4/27) and International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

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, 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.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.