Teachers and families across the country are facing a new reality of providing opportunities for students to do science through distance and home learning. To support educators in this endeavor, the National Science Teachers Association is providing free sense-making tasks called Daily Dos designed to engage students in authentic, relevant science learning.
The Science History Institute in Philadelphia collects and shares the stories of innovators and the discoveries that shape our lives. As the natural repository for the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences, the institute preserves, interprets, and houses an archive and library of award-winning digital content.
For more than 35 years, TheWhite House Office of Science and Technology has bestowed the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching(PAEMST) upon STEM teachers across the country and in US jurisdictions. More than 5,300 teachers have received PAEMST, the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awardees receive a trip to Washington, DC; a $10,000 award; and opportunities to network with colleagues from across the nation. To learn more about eligibility requirements, nominate a teacher, or apply yourself, visit www.paemst.org.
Oxford University’s History of Science Museum hosts a leading collection of scientific instruments from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. The museum’s virtual tours allow visitors to explore exhibits and artifacts of some of the most important scientific discoveries in science history.