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RESOURCES

There are numerous science resources available to educators.  If you find a great resource let us know and we will add it to the list.

Podcast and Webinars

Podcasts

Podcasts are free to listen to.  Additional resources and lesson plans available in members section of the NAS/NATS website.

  • January 2019 - Christine Gustafson
  • January 2019 - Jennifer Jones

Webinars (discontinued)

Past episodes of our monthly webinar are available in the in members section of the NAS/NATS website.

Resources By Category

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National Science Bowl Registration and Competition Information.
Eastern Nebraska Science Bowl
Western Nebraska Science Bowl
Nebraska Middle School Science Bowl
Science Olympiad
Nebraska has four regional Science Olympiads each year during February and March and the state contest in Lincoln in Late April.
  • Enchanted Learning:  Designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment. Some of the best areas include year-long activity calendars, graphic organizers, the alphabet, biomes, bats, weather, the water cycle, geology and rocks, levels of the atmosphere, and clouds.
  • The Yuckiest Site on the Internet:  Includes topics such as Worm World, Roach World, and Gross and Cool Body Science.
  • Ology:  American Museum of Natural History
  • FoodWebs:  Interactive site
  • K-5 Science Education Loan Boxes -available in Nebraska
  • NASA's Space Place
  • Virtual Geography:  This module is part of the Virtual Geography Department Project and has been prepared for the Physical Geography Working Group of the Project.  These materials may be used for study, research, and education, developed by Susan Woodward, Department of Geography, Radford University.
  • Classroom of the Future: This web site might be useful for students researching for a biome project.
  • Cells Alive: Useful wesite to view different cells with different types of microscopes.  The site is also helpful when studying for the stages of mitosis.
  • The American Veterinary Medical Association with the help of Glaxo Smith Kline is providing free veterinary DVD's for students interested in the study of veterinary science.  Check out http://avma.ait.net. Contact info@ail.net with questions.
  • Physics Zone:  Designed to be a resource for learning introductory level algebra based physics.  Lessons and reviews organized by topic.
  • Sprott's Physics Demos (University of Wisconsin):  Maintained by Dr. Julien Sprott and contains many useful demonstrations that could be used by Physics teachers.
  • Physics Classroom:  Hosted by Studyworks On-line, 1) Physics Tutorial, 2) Multimedia Physics Studio, and 3) Physics Help
  • HIGH SCHOOL
    • DISCOVERING FARMLAND
      Engage students with a first-hand glimpse into agriculture using lessons and activities that bring to life critical issues such as sustainability, the new science behind farming, and entrepreneurship. Designed for grades 9 through 12
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL
    • KOOL (Kennedy Space Center Online Outreach & Learning)
      Bring Kennedy Space Center into any classroom with Kennedy Online Outreach & Learning (KOOL) Science. A distance learning studio with state-of-the-art multimedia technology, KOOL Science brings live video conferencing to the classroom with an expert educator. Each hands-on lesson addresses National Standards in science, technology and mathematics and specifically relates to NASA missions. Geared toward students in grades 5-8, lessons can be modified for students in grades 3-9.

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