General Science Resources

Construction and Critiqueing Arguments
Four communication strategies help students discuss, defend, and debunk ideas.

The web's premier destination for information about the wild animals and plants of the United States.

Lab Out Loud
A podcast, hosted by two science teachers, that discusses science news and science education by interviewing leading scientist, researchers, science writers and other important figures in the field.


Local Water Quality Investigations

A site for entering and viewing all water quality test sites in Montgomery County.

Microscope Maintenance
A site to assist in routine optical and mechanical maintenance of simple compound microscopes.

NASA Education

Parade of Games PPT
Educators and trainers can select and download those PowerPoint games that support your learning objectives and are compatible with the technology capabilities of your learning environment.

PHET Interactive Simulations
Free interactive simulations for elementary, middle and high school grade levels.

Project Learning Tree: Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an international environmental education curriculum. PLT Activities are organized by SOL, such as the PowerPoint 

'We All Need Trees'
which is intended to support SOL 4.9.

Science Songs
Free science poems or songs on different topics such as adaptations, butterfly metamorphosis, forces that shape the Earth, the layers of the Earth, gravity, magnets, and electricity.

A website and database that provides access to more than 6,000 songs and 200 lessons.


Space Educators' Handbook

The Next Generation Science Standards Science Apps
Links to the top 10 next-generation science apps for education according to eSchool  News readers.