US Federal Resources and Lesson Plans - STEM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website contains numerous resources related to public health, including data and statistics on common illness, healthy living guides, and information on disease prevention. Teachers and students should view the CDC’s Learning Connection for additional education resources.
Energy Kids, maintained by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, host a range of resources for both educators and students. Students will enjoy the various educational activities and games available through the site, while educators will find the "for teachers" resources beneficial for classroom planning. Site includes an energy calculator.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Teacher Resources and Lesson Plan webpage is designed to provide teachers with quality k-12 resources that will engage students and capture their imaginations. For resources that are specifically gear towards students' use, visit the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Students page.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s website host a list of known neurological disorders called "Disorder Index" that contains an overview of each known disorder, its treatment, and information about current research.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) maintains an impressive collection of print and electronic resources on medical related topics, including clinical trails, drug and disease research, public health, and health care technology. Don't forget to checkout the library's medical databases for all your research needs.
The National Science Foundation's Classroom Resources website is designed to aid k-12 educators with STEM lesson and activity. Resources on this site are large gathered from National Science Digital Library and are arranged by subject area, including engineering, biology, earth & environment, mathematics, physics, and more.
The official website for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) contains an abundant amount of resources about both the U.S. and international space programs, including historical information, the latest discovers, and current space mission information.
NASA Quest is an interactive collaborative website maintained by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to connect educators and k-12 students with real-life science applications. The sites contains a various free resources students and educators.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Education Resources’ website contains a multitude of educational resources, including lesson & activities, career profiles, and more. Resources are provided by the NOAA and its partner websites.
The Sci Jinks website, maintained by NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), features meteorology and earth science related games, activities, career profiles, and more for high school students and teachers.
The Space Place, maintained by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and partner institutes, is a great lesson planning tool for educators. The site highlights a multitude of space related classroom activities for students of all ages and skill levels.
U.S. Geological Survey Education provides educational resources for students of all ages. Resources are divided by educational level and major (science) content areas, making navigation a breeze for both students and teachers.