MnSTA Collected Science Links
We have something here for whatever science you teach!
All links are organized by category.
CLEAN: Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network
A collection of 700+ free, ready-to-use learning resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms.
A series of short, free, documentary videos, along with an accompanying science curriculum for grades 6 -12, teach the next generation about the urgency of climate change.
Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is a nationally connected and trusted nonprofit dedicated to climate literacy, climate change education, youth leadership and citizen engagement for innovative climate change solutions.
This free online Workbook is designed to be used by college faculty and secondary school science teachers.
Conservation Crew is a youth-led extracurricular program that engages middle school students in learning and leadership around conservation opportunities in their schools.
EnvironmentalScience.org's mission is to be the most reliable and expansive advocate for environmental science education and careers.
This webpage describes Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for vehicles in the US under the law.
KidWind has been helping students and teachers learn about wind energy for 15 years.
Teachers need accurate information and resources to integrate ocean, coastal, and climate science into local and state curricula. These resources provide a variety of lesson plans, background information, resource links, tutorials, archived professional development seminars, media galleries, and interactive tools that can be used in a variety of ways in grades 5-12. Many of the resources provided here were created in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association. Teachers can access resources in additional topics at the NSTA Learning Center site, http://learningcenter.nsta.org.
The Power of Minnesota is a digital storytelling project that shares the experiences of the people behind Minnesota’s clean energy economy.
These science teacher resources help you educate students on water issues and how to conserve.
Water Guardians is a free curriculum consisting of five lesson plans that will take your students on a journey from the start of the Mississippi River, down to the Gulf of Mexico, and off to other parts of the world. During this time you and your students will learn about the global water crisis and be inspired to make change in your own communities and beyond.
Ralph S. Hosmer, First Terrestrial Forester, Hawaii once said, "In Hawai'i, the most valuable product of the forest is water, not wood."
The Hawaii Association of Watershed Partnerships website includes information on what a watershed is, why watersheds matter, a gallery of images, and linkages between forested watersheds and Native Hawaiian cultural resources.
Hosmer's quote is one of those that makes you think.