The Why Files online archive has articles relating to many different science disciplines. Check out the Physical Science section to learn more about plate tectonics, physics, meteorology, and more!
My Molecularium is an app for your phone to test your chemistry knowledge in a fun, engaging way. Learn to use the chemical and structural formulas to help you build a wide range of important molecules, from water and vitamin C to caffeine and adrenaline.
Check out ChemCollective! A free resource rich with virtual labs, chemistry games, and scenario-based activities. “Solve a Murder Mystery!” is their current featured resource. Use molar mass calculations, the scientific method, and basic knowledge of chemical reactions to solve a murder mystery.
The American Association of Chemistry Teachers has an extensive library of chemistry resources separated by grade level (elementary school to high school). Check out webinars, editorials, and animations in addition to grade-specific resources.
Institute of Science Developed Resources
Watch our several-ton Trebuchet in action here and here.
External Resources We Like
A collaborative trio (researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, West Ed, and high school chemistry teachers) launched a virtual chemistry lab simulator. The NGSS-aligned activities were designed to help students develop skills with scenario-based simulations.
Simulate a trebuchet, changing all the physical parameters, to maximize your throw!