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Simulations, Animations & Video
Multimedia animations and video demonstrations from the American Chemical Society.
These immersive infographics, data visualizations, and videos make great interactive learning resources for secondary students or science teachers. All come straight from bioGraphic, a multimedia magazine powered by the California Academy of Sciences.
Video lessons by Paul Anderson in the areas of biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, and NGSS
Searchable list of resources that includes some simulations. – NSF funded
Interactive STEM activities.
Tons of awesome courses in one awesome channel. Check out the playlists for past courses in physics, philosophy, games, economics, U.S. government and politics, astronomy, anatomy & physiology, world history, biology, literature, ecology, chemistry, psychology, and U.S. history.
Virtual labs and animations created by Glencoe.
Since 1996, the Center for Global Environmental Education has specialized in creating award-winning educational multimedia resources concerning environmental topics, many focused on North America’s water resources.
These animations can help your students visualize scientific concepts and processes in the areas of biology, biochemistry, and some earth science.
Virtual labs and interactive videos.
This simulation provides practice in building Lewis Dot Structures from atoms and ionic compounds from the component ions. Small screen devices such as tablets and smartphones are not recommended for this simulation.
My Molecularium is a fun and challenging molecule building game. Launch atoms at target bond sites to assemble essential molecules of increasing complexity and difficulty. Move your device to direct your shots using our innovative laser-guided aim.
Have fun learning about molecules as you play.
NetLogo is a multi-agent programmable modeling environment. It is used by many tens of thousands of students, teachers and researchers worldwide. It also powers HubNet participatory simulations.
Labs and videos on a few topics
Simulation for science grades 6 - 8. The simulations in this library are used as part of the OpenSciEd units.
Multimedia resources from PBS.
The PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.
For some fun physics demos, check out the U of M Physics Force on YouTube.
Polyhedron Physics is a remarkably realistic, comprehensive collection of simulated physics laboratory equipment and data collection tools.
Project Hero is a project-based learning tool and framework that connects young heroes to information about threatened species & ecosystems guiding them on a Quest to uncover and implement solutions to help locally.
The Raptor Center has an online learning tool that we've implemented in classrooms around the Twin Cities called Raptor Lab. It puts students in the shoes of researchers and vets and walks them through clinic cases based on real life.
Virtual science labs: inquiry driven gamified education
Welcome to Science By Simulation. We are enabling modern science education through innovative software tools based on modeling and simulation techniques. These tools are designed to be incorporated into undergraduate and high school courses in both pure and applied sciences, allowing students and teachers to turn their laptops and tablets into powerful virtual labs and analytical platforms. All of our tools are web apps, so there is nothing to install and you can get started instantly. Our current offerings are in the areas of chemistry, physics, geosciences, and environmental science.
In order to support the middle-grade science educator community during this challenging time, SEPUP is making available NGSS-aligned free resources for remote learning.
Chemistry and Physics simulations including chemistry simulations formerly on ChemThink.
Guided inquiry activities, both science and engineering. Wide variety of topics.
Yenka is a range of simulation and modelling software, designed specifically for use by schools and their students.