Instructional Resources and Websites for Science

Oklahoma State Department of Education--Science Resources

Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom Lesson plans for students in grades K-6 created by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma State Department of Education.
PASS Objectives are included!

MadSci Network: MadScientist Network represents a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions. For good measure we provide a variety of oddities as well.

The Exploratorium The Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. This site now contains over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. : takes the study of the Earth, the materials of which it is made, the structure of those materials, and the processes acting upon them and brings it to you on the web. Filled with information, lesson plans, teaching ideas, maps, and images for instruction.
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Science with NOAA Research
: NOAA Research is the research arm of NOAA and is a government leader in environmental science. NOAA scientists study weather and air quality, climate, and ocean and coastal resources. These teaching materials will prepare you to help your students investigate the topics in the on-line science lessons. Even if you do not have much experience in using web-based activities in your science classes, the directions are easy to follow.

Science NetLinks


Well-Known Authors of Science Books for Children

The following authors are well-known for their outstanding science books written specifically for children. To locate more information about these authors and their works, click on those highlighted.

David A. Adler

Jim Arnosky

Melvin Berger

Franklin M. Branley

Joy Cowley

Gail Gibbons

Steven Jenkins

Kathryn Lasky

Betsy Lewin

Ted Lewin

David Macaulay

Sandra Markle

Laurence Pringle

Anne Rockwell

April Pulley Sayre

Elaine Scott

Seymour Simon