CalTeach has compiled free standards-aligned instructional resources containing lesson plans, assessments, and digital media. Each of these contain significant assets to any science or mathematics classroom.
BetterLesson - Next Generation Science Lesson Plans & Ideas
Easy and effective science lesson plans across all grades including earth and space sciences, and engineering with free resouces from world-class teachers.
Community Resources for Science - Science Teaching Tools
We have gathered together science teaching tools into one place to make your job of planning science lessons a little easier.
ENSI/SENSI: Evolution/Nature of Science
These lessons are intended for use in any high school biology course. Many can be used in middle school life science and earth science classes with modification.
Inquiry in Action
Inquiry in Action provides free physical science activities, online learning, and information about upcoming workshops offered by the American Chemical Society for elementary and middle school science teachers.
Learning and Teaching about the Environment | US EPA
Quality homework resources, lesson plans, and project ideas to learn and teach about the environment that use environmental education (EE), a multi-disciplinary approach to learning about environmental issues.
Understanding Science - UC Berkeley and UC Museum of Paleontology
Get lessons, activities, readers, videos, and more; Understanding Science gives users an inside look at the general principles, methods, and motivations that underlie all of science.
BetterLesson - Free K–12 Common Core Lesson Plans and Ideas
Plan better lessons for your students in critical subjects such as algebra, reading comprehension, and the life sciences with free resouces from world-class teachers.
EngageNY - Lesson Plans
Visit EngageNY and download free materials from the New York State Education Department, including all available curriculum materials for grades Pre-K to 12 in both Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA).
Geometry Playground - Exploratorium
These hands-on activities will help spark students’ interest in geometry. They're designed for classroom use but can also be done by families or other groups.
Khan Academy - Common Core Map
Browse the Khan Academy math skills by Common Core standard. With over 50,000 unique questions, we provide complete coverage.
Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP) - Formative Assessment Lessons
Classroom Challenges are lessons that support teachers in formative assessment. Some lessons are focused on developing math concepts, others on solving non-routine problems.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) - Illuminations
Illuminations works to serve you by increasing access to quality standards-based resources for teaching and learning mathematics, including interactive tools for students and instructional support for teachers.
Annenberg Learner - Browse Lesson Plans
Annenberg Learner's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods.
CPALMS.org - Search Resources
CPALMS provides access to thousands of standards-aligned, free, and high-quality instructional/educational resources that have been developed specifically for the standards.
Empower your classroom with the best games, apps, and maker kits, including engaging lesson plans aligned to core standards.
National Math + Science Initiative (NMS) - Free Teacher Lessons, Common Core Resources
Download free teacher lessons for use in your math, science, or English classroom today.
NASA - Search Educational Resources
Search NASA's educational resources today and support its goal to attract and retain students in STEM disciplines.
OpenEd - K–12 Lesson Plans
Explore the largest K-12 Resource Library. Over a million assessments, videos, lesson plans, homework assignments and more.
Sally Ride Science - STEM Central
Find the best resources on the web for STEM topics and careers.
TryScience - Lesson Plans
Free and engaging lessons, along with teaching strategies and resources, which are designed to spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
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