iNaturalist.org is a place where students around the world can record what they see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. It is like a living record of life on Earth that scientists and land managers can use to monitor changes in biodiversity, and that anyone else can use to learn more about nature. The free iNaturalistapp for iOS and Android helps students upload citizen-science observations of plants and animals to the iNaturalist.org online community for naturalists as well as other members of the iNaturalist network. Students can record observations with photos and GPS locations, explore observations from around the world, and keep track of updates from other students they follow. Cost: Free
The Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words provides chemistry students of all ages and levels with instant facts about each of the elements it illustrates. When students click on Palladium, for example, they will learn about the element’s role in pollution control.
Based in Australia, Fizzics Education hosts more than 150 freeresources, including science activities and experiments, and podcasts with teaching ideas. For example, in a November 2019 podcast, two educators describe how they help their learners understand STEM from the early years and onward.