Shutting Down – This site will be shut down and unavailable after January 26, 2022.
You may find new resources and communities at California Educators Together or California CTE Online.

Resource Options

• Free/Non-commercial Resources:
Displaying 1-20 of 116 resources
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

3D Transmographer

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Measurement & Geometry, Curriculum Design, Algebra & Functions and 2 additional..
In this activity, students graph polygons on a coordinate plane then choose whether to translate, reflect, revolve, or rotate th...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Curriculum Design, Mathematics, Probability, Professional Development
In this activity, students manipulate the sections on a spinner then run simulated trials on that spinner as a way to develop co...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

A Science Fair Makeover in Your School Library!

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Curriculum Design, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Learning Theories and 2 additional..
School librarian Marcia Mardis describes what the library can offer to teachers and students who want to produce a focused, enga...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams

Subjects: Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Measurement & Geometry, Instructional Technology and 7 additional..
This lesson is designed to develop students' abilities to create algorithms or a set of directions to solve a problem. In this l...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Unit Plans: The Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Physics, Our Solar System, Mathematics, Earth & Space Science and 12 additional..
In this article, teachers find two unit plans (grades K-2 and 3-5) that use resources featured in the science and literacy artic...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Understanding Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Earth's Resources, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere and 7 additional..
This list of children's books recommends nonfiction titles that supplement basic information found in lessons and activities of ...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

The Sun and Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Earth's Resources, Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Our Solar System and 3 additional..
This book list contains children's books that have been screened for accuracy in depicting scientific concepts. Each book's cont...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Unit plans at two levels, K-grade 2 and grades 3-5 develop understanding of the issue theme, We Depend on Earth's Climate, by fo...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Questions, Questions: Taking Energy Inquiry Further in the School Library

Subjects: Physics, Our Solar System, Earth & Space Science, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning and 11 additional..
This article from Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle provides ideas on how school librarians can work with elementary teachers t...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development
Different approaches to teaching the reading comprehension strategy of inferring in K-5 classrooms are identified in this articl...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Subjects: Life Sciences, Technology, Instructional Strategies, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Professional Development
This article introduces ARKive, a digital library of photographs and videos of the world's wildlife. The library gives special p...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Essential Principle 2: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Chemistry, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Heat & Thermodynamics and 18 additional..
This article aligns the concepts of Essential Principle 2 of the Climate Sciences to the K-5 content standards of the National S...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Setting the Stage for Understanding the Climate System's Complex Interactions

Subjects: Physics, Our Solar System, Earth & Space Science, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning and 11 additional..
The author of this article notes that K-5 students are not expected to study the complex interactions between components of the ...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Unit Plans That Teach Foundational Climate Concepts

Subjects: Physics, Our Solar System, Earth & Space Science, Instructional Strategies and 9 additional..
Four unit plans provide opportunities for in-depth explorations of important foundational climate concepts -- weather, water as ...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

Subjects: Life Sciences, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Curriculum Design, Instructional Strategies, Professional Development
In this article, the author identifies science content standards for grades K-5 from the national standards that are aligned wit...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips

Subjects: Professional Development
This article introduces a free online collection of images, video clips, and animations that teachers can use in creating resour...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

Lessons about the Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Nature & Method of Science, Physics, Our Solar System, Earth & Space Science and 14 additional..
Concepts underlying the first of the Essential Principles of the Climate Sciences are aligned with topics typically taught in th...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

The Biosphere/Climate Connection

Subjects: Classification, Personal and Community Health, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Structure and Function in Living Things and 24 additional..
This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of the climate sciences on which the online maga...
Views: 0Favorites: 0
• Resource Type: Website / HyperLink