Browse General Science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Collections

Listed here are collections with a multidisciplinary focus-offering resources for education and/or research in three or more scientific disciplines, or across the spectrum of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-as well as collections with substantial numbers of resources devoted to the nature of science.

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A Mathematical Way to Think About BiologyA Mathematical Way to Think About Biology
http://qbio.lookatphysics.com
Collaborative networks of biological and quantitative scientists have formed in the past several years with hopes of benefiting clinical research. This video collection is designed to help interdisciplinary scientists better under...Full description and distribution of resources

AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education RepositoryAMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
http://amser.org/
AMSER (Applied Math and Science Education Repository) is a portal of educational resources and services built specifically for those in community and technical colleges, but free for anyone to use. AMSER is funded by the National ...Full description and distribution of resources

Association for Middle Level EducationAssociation for Middle Level Education
http://www.amle.org/default.aspx
The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) collection focuses on STEM curricula, middle grade pedagogy and assessment, young adolescent development, leadership; and professional development. The collection has resources for...Full description and distribution of resources

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 TeachersBeyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
http://beyondpenguins.ehe.osu.edu/
This collection provides resources that help elementary educators teach hands-on science, integrate literacy and science and incorporate polar science topics into their existing curriculums.Full description and distribution of resources

Center for Advanced Automotive TechnologyCenter for Advanced Automotive Technology
http://www.autocaat.org/Home/
The Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Advanced Technological Education (ATE) center located at Macomb Community College, and among many other efforts, houses a comprehen...Full description and distribution of resources

Citizen ScienceCitizen Science
http://nsdl.org/search/results?n=10&s=0&verb=Search&include_collection[]=ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-117
This collection contains links to various Citizen Science projects which teachers and parents can use to engage their students in real-world data collection and analysis.Full description and distribution of resources

Concord Consortium CollectionConcord Consortium Collection
http://concord.org/stem-resources
The Concord Consortium is a nonprofit R&D organization in Concord, MA, dedicated to transforming education through technology. Our deeply digital tools and learning activities capture the power of curiosity and create revolutionar...Full description and distribution of resources

CSERD: Computational Science Education Reference DeskCSERD: Computational Science Education Reference Desk
http://www.shodor.org/refdesk/
The Computational Science Education Reference Desk (CSERD) features resources to help students learn about computational science and to help teachers incorporate it into the classroom. Computational science involves the appropriat...Full description and distribution of resources

CTE OnlineCTE Online
http://www.cteonline.org/
CTE Online includes mainly math resources aligned to the Math Common Core educational standards.Full description and distribution of resources

DragonflyTVDragonflyTV
http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/index.html
DragonflyTV is an Emmy Award winning PBS Kids science show, featuring ordinary kids conducting extraordinary inquiry-based investigations in real-world contexts. DragonflyTV features: investigations; scientist profiles; hands-on s...Full description and distribution of resources

Education Place: Houghton Mifflin ScienceEducation Place: Houghton Mifflin Science
http://www.eduplace.com/science/hmsc/index.html
Education Place presents Houghton Mifflin's K-6 science textbook support resources, organized by grade level. Each of the seven modules offers broad coverage of concepts in physical science, Earth science, and life science through...Full description and distribution of resources

Fun Works . . . for Careers You Never Knew ExistedFun Works . . . for Careers You Never Knew Existed
http://www.thefunworks.org/
The Fun Works, from Education Development Center, Inc., is a digital library of career exploration resources for youth ages 11-15. The Fun Works provides "real world" experiences and uses young people's current interests and passi...Full description and distribution of resources

General Science and STEM Gateways and ResourcesGeneral Science and STEM Gateways and Resources
http://nsdl.org/search/record/collection/ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-111-915/n=10&q=&viewType=browseCollections&subject=&purpose=
The General Science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Gateways and Resources collection is comprised of web portals, web sites, and individual digital resources. The collection includes portals and sites...Full description and distribution of resources

iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools PathwayiCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
http://www.floridastandards.org/homepage/index.aspx
iCPALMS is a K-12 math and science collection of freely available instructional and educational resources that have been recommended or authored by Florida's educators and vetted by teachers and subject matter experts. All the res...Full description and distribution of resources

Instructional ArchitectInstructional Architect
http://ia.usu.edu/
The Instructional Architect (IA) is a digital library service developed to support the instructional use of National Science Digital Library (NSDL) and other web resources. Teachers are able to search, select, sequence, annotate a...Full description and distribution of resources

Internet Scout ProjectInternet Scout Project
http://scout.wisc.edu/
The Internet Scout Report provides evaluation and annotation of high-quality online resources, particularly those that will be of value to the education community. Each resource is selected, researched, and annotated by a team of ...Full description and distribution of resources

Jonathan Bird's Blue WorldJonathan Bird's Blue World
http://www.blueworldtv.com/
The Jonathan Bird's Blue World Collection is based on a public television science adventure series and offers science curriculum based videos, lesson plans, activities and the capacity to search by topic, NSES, and geography. Thes...Full description and distribution of resources

Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
http://msteacher2.org/
The Middle School Portal 2: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2) supports middle grades educators with high-quality, standards-based resources and promotes collaboration and knowledge-sharing among its users. Educators use MSP2 to inc...Full description and distribution of resources

NASA WavelengthNASA Wavelength
http://nasawavelength.org
NASA Wavelength is your pathway into a digital collection of Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels - from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. These resources, developed through funding of the ...Full description and distribution of resources

National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Reports and VideosNational Science Foundation (NSF) Special Reports and Videos
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/
The National Science Foundation (NSF) special reports and videos feature scientific work being done by NSF funding. Topics include weather, evolution, mathematics, visualization, technology, polar, infectious disease, robotics, wi...Full description and distribution of resources

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Learning CenterNational Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Learning Center
http://learningcenter.nsta.org/
The NSTA Learning Center offers print and online resources for science teachers, including a wealth of journal articles, books, book chapters, and electronic professional development resources, such as SciGuides, SciPacks, and Web...Full description and distribution of resources

NSDL English Language ArtsNSDL English Language Arts
http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy
The NSDL English Language Arts collection provides quick and easy access to high-quality math resources that have been related to the English Language Arts Science and Technical Standards. These resources are selected from the lar...Full description and distribution of resources

NSDL Web SeminarsNSDL Web Seminars
http://nsdl.org/sites/web_seminars/pd-archive.html
The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) collaborated with NSTA focusing on a variety of science topics and targeting K-12 grade level educators. The seminars included information and resources for educators available on the NS...Full description and distribution of resources

PBS Learning Media Common Core CollectionPBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
This collection provides a selection of 300 resources from PBS Learning Media, selected because they support the represent approaches to using digital media to support the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Li...Full description and distribution of resources

PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional DevelopmentPBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
PBS Learning Media is a multimedia library for K-12 science educators, developed by WGBH through funding from the National Science Foundation as part of its National Science Digital Library initiative. The site offers a wealth of ...Full description and distribution of resources

Pedagogy in ActionPedagogy in Action
http://serc.carleton.edu/sp/
The Pedagogy in Action collection provides educator-focused introductions to a range of teaching methods that promote engaged learning. It combines what, why and how information about the pedagogies with descriptions of real-world...Full description and distribution of resources

PRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle SchoolPRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle School
http://prisms.mmsa.org/
PRISMS provides annotated reviews describing a resource's phenomenon or representation content alignment and quality of instructional support. The focus is on resources useful to science instruction in middle school. Resources are...Full description and distribution of resources

Resources for Educational BenchmarksResources for Educational Benchmarks
http://strandmaps.nsdl.org/
The Resources for Educational Benchmarks connects learning resources to the NSDL Science Literacy Maps. The Science Literacy Maps illustrate connections between science concepts and show how they build upon one another across grad...Full description and distribution of resources

Science FridayScience Friday
http://www.sciencefriday.com
Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. In addition to the radio program we produce engaging educational resources, award-winning digital videos, and publish original web content cove...Full description and distribution of resources

Science of NHL HockeyScience of NHL Hockey
http://www.nbclearn.com/nhl
NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation and the National Hockey League, explore the science and math behind professional hockey. Featuring game footage and contributions from NHL players and s...Full description and distribution of resources

Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science)Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science)
http://www.simplescience.org/
The Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science) collection aims to create resources for middle school that emphasize image processing and analysis techniques while at the same time ...Full description and distribution of resources

SMARTR: Virtual Learning Experiences for YouthSMARTR: Virtual Learning Experiences for Youth
http://smartr.edc.org/
SMARTR provides students and teachers with games, simulations, activities, and career information in mathematics and the sciences. Science topics include earthquakes, chemistry, weather, rocks, the solar system, the body, genetics...Full description and distribution of resources

SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One SearchSMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
http://howtosmile.org/
The SMILE (Science and Math Informal Learning Educators) Pathway is for informal educators looking for high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities across multiple disciplines and contributing instituti...Full description and distribution of resources

Sustainability Learning SuitesSustainability Learning Suites
http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/mate_fac/139/
The sustainability learning suites is a set of learning objects created for people with a post-secondary science background, organized in six themes: Systems thinking; Sustainable development; Population; Energy; Water and Materia...Full description and distribution of resources

TeachSpatialTeachSpatial
http://teachspatial.org/
The TeachSpatial collection assembles digital teaching resources relevant to spatial cognition, spatial learning, and spatial literacy across multiple STEM disciplines for middle school, high school, and undergraduate learners. Co...Full description and distribution of resources

The GLOBE CollectionThe GLOBE Collection
http://globe.gov/
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports students, teachers and...Full description and distribution of resources

VisionlearningVisionlearning
http://visionlearning.com/
Visionlearning is an innovative educational resource designed for students, teachers, parents or anyone interested in learning science. Visionlearning provides peer-reviewed teaching modules in chemistry, biology, earth science an...Full description and distribution of resources