SaveOnEnergy.com is offering its second annual $500 teacher grant opportunity to help students learn about energy in science and society. Teachers are invited to submit their best original lesson plans for teaching K–8 students about energy or sustainability. The lessons should encourage student development through participation. They should also describe the materials to be used, provide a list of goals, and explain how students’ understanding will be measured.
Deadline: October 21, 2016, for submission of lesson plans
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.