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  4. Sustainability

Resources

 

TESSA

Teacher Education for Sub-Saharan Africa - a wealth of country-specific open education resources in core subjects. Resources are available in English, French, Kiswahili and Arabic.

Socratica

High quality video lessons in STEM, Humanities, History and other subjects. Socratica also offers apps for android devices.

IBM's Teacher TryScience

After registering for free, lessons, strategies and resources for teachers teaching STEM subjects.

ABC Teach

Teacher resources in biology, botany, physics and more. 

Discover Education

Teacher resources in chemistry, technology and more. For all grades.

Khan Academy

Online library of high quality video lectures on math and science subjects.

OER Commons

Large database of create commons licensed open source learning materials in a variety of subjects

ENC for Math and Science

Access to more than 27,000 print and multimedia curriculum resources and professional development materials for K-12 math and science teachers.

Brain Pop - Francais

French language resources in the sciences / Ressources en francaise dans le domaine des sciences.

The Physics Classroom

An online interactive tutorial of basic physics concepts in easy-to-understand language. Also provides tools for teachers.

Java PhysicsApplets

Physics simulations in multiple languages. Must have a Java runtime installed.

MyPhysicsLab

Provides several interactive physics simulations such as springs, masses, pendulums, and molecules.

Teach Genetics

This website has downloadable lesson modules on a variety of genetics, biology and more.

Physics for Kids

A simple website with links to fun physics activities and games.

Scholastic Science Experiments

40 web-based science experiments.

Open Educators

Lesson plans in science, math, history, arts and health

Sustainability and Climate Change

UN Food and Agriculture Organization eLearning Course

This eLearning course covers a range of topics relating to food and nutrition security, social and economic development and sustainable management of natural resources.

Teaching Climate Change

Resource Directory on Climate Change that can be filtered by topic and grade level.

Climate Change Education

Climate Change Education is an online library for education and research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  It provides K-12 lesson plans, curriculum and materials on ecology, climate change, global warming and solutions.

Cyber School Bus

Curriculum for middle-school children outlining threats to the planet as well as a Health Curriculum about diseases.

Facing the Future

Free curriculum and lesson plans related to issues of global sustainability and additional curriculum resources for educators.

Teach UNICEF

Portfolio of free global interdisciplinary education resources for grades K-12 in subjects ranging from Climate Change to the Sustainable Development Goals to Peace Education to Water and Sanitation.

The Environmental Health Science Education

The Environmental Health Science Education website provides educators, students and scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials. It seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health.

Global Footprint Network

Calculate your carbon footprint and CO2 admissions.

The Fish Game

An online game about environmental sustainability.

Health and Sanitation

EPA Water Education

Activities and lessons about safe drinking water for grades K-12.

Food Consumption Slideshow

A presentation of images of families around the world and the food they consume each week.

Kids Health

Free health curriculum materials for teachers of all grades and subject areas aligned to national health education standards. There is also a kids and parents version of the website.

Nourish Interactive

Resources for parents, teachers and kids about nutrition and health including games, recipes and lesson plans. Website also available in Spanish. 

Nutrition and the Brain

Website about proper nutrition for optimal brain function.

Teach UNICEF  

Portfolio of free global interdisciplinary education resources for grades K-12 in subjects ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to Water and Sanitation.

Tippy Tap

Instructions to build a simple, economical, and effective hand washing station.

USDA My Pyramid

Food pyramid worksheet for grades K-8.

 

Activities and Games

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.  It is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.

Tox Town

Tox Town provides information on locations where you might find toxic chemicals; non-technical descriptions of chemicals; links to selected, authoritative chemical information on the Internet; how the environment can impact human health; and Internet resources on other environmental health topics.

PhET Interactive Simulations

Free science simulations covering diverse topics designed by the University of Colorado and available in various languages.

Science Learning Network

A consortium of 12 science museums around the globe that have produced inquiry-based K–6 science learning modules that are available on this website.

Khan Academy

Online library of high quality video lectures on math and science subjects.

Breathing Earth

Live map showing birth rates, death rates and CO2 emissions for each country around the world.

Charts Bin

A web-based data visualization tool that allows for interactive visualizations of data that can be shared with others. Provides graphs and charts for topics such as environment, economy, health, and society for countries of the world.

GAPMINDER

Interactive maps reflecting data from around the world on various social, economic, environmental and other issues.



Science magazines

 

Scientific American

Discover Magazine

Popular Science