# Science

Parents, these are the standards taught by Beyond Textbooks partner schools. This list is in alphanumeric order, and your school will likely teach them in a different order. For help deciphering the code in front of the standard, please click here.

## Physics

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. Essential HS.P3U1.6: I can collect, analyze, and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.

2. Essential HS.P4U1.8: I can engage in argument from evidence that the net change of energy in a system is always equal to the total energy exchanged between the system and the surroundings.

3. Essential HS.P4U3.9: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of energy usage and transfer.

4. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E2U1.16: Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.

5. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.6: I can analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.

6. PlusHS.Phy.P4U2.7: I can design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.

7. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.8: I can use mathematic and computational thinking to explain the relationship between power, current, voltage, and resistance.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. Essential HS.P2U1.5 - I can construct an explanation for a field’s strength and influence on an object (electric, gravitational, magnetic).

2. Essential HS.P3U1.6: I can collect, analyze, and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.

3. Essential HS.P3U2.7: I can use mathematics and computational thinking to explain how Newton’s laws are used in engineering and technologies to create products to serve human ends.

4. Essential HS.P4U3.9: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of energy usage and transfer.

5. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E2U1.16: Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.

6. PlusHS.Phy.P3U1.2: I can develop and use mathematical models of Newton's law of gravitation and Coulomb's law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

7. PlusHS.Phy.P3U1.4: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the claim that the total momentum of a system is conserved when there is no net force on the system.

8. PlusHS.Phy.P3U1.3: I can develop a mathematical model, using Newton's laws, to predict the motion of an object or system in two dimensions (projectile and circular motion).

9. PlusHS.Phy.P3U2.5: I can design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes or maximizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.

10. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.6: I can analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.

11. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.8: I can use mathematic and computational thinking to explain the relationship between power, current, voltage, and resistance.

12. PlusHS.Phy.P4U2.7: I can design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system. -  5 Days

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. Essential HS.P2U1.5 - I can construct an explanation for a field’s strength and influence on an object (electric, gravitational, magnetic).

2. Essential HS.P4U1.8: I can engage in argument from evidence that the net change of energy in a system is always equal to the total energy exchanged between the system and the surroundings.

3. Essential HS.P4U3.9: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of energy usage and transfer.

4. PlusHS.Phy.P2U1.1: I can plan and carry out investigations to design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to demonstrate that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.

5. PlusHS.Phy.P3U1.2: I can develop and use mathematical models of Newton's law of gravitation and Coulomb's law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

• PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.6: I can analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.

• PlusHS.Phy.P4U2.7: I can design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.

• PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.8: I can use mathematic and computational thinking to explain the relationship between power, current, voltage, and resistance.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. Essential HS.P4U1.8: I can engage in argument from evidence that the net change of energy in a system is always equal to the total energy exchanged between the system and the surroundings.

2. Essential HS.P4U3.9: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of energy usage and transfer.

3. Essential HS.P4.U1.10: I can construct an explanation about the relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media, and their applications to modern technology.

4. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E2U1.17: Construct an explanation of the origin, expansion, and scale of the universe based on astronomical evidence.

5. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.6: I can analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.

6. PlusHS.Phy.P4U1.8: I can use mathematic and computational thinking to explain the relationship between power, current, voltage, and resistance.

7. PlusHS.Phy.P4U2.7: I can design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.

## Biology

##### Quarter 1 Essential Standards:
1. Essential HS.L1U1.20: I can ask questions and/or make predictions based on observations and evidence to demonstrate how cellular organization, structure, and function allow organisms to maintain homeostasis.

2. PlusHS.Bio.L1U1.4: I can develop and use models to explain the interdependency and interactions between cellular organelles.

3. PlusHS.Bio.L1U1.5: I can analyze and interpret data that demonstrates the relationship between cellular function and the diversity of protein functions.

4. PlusHS.Bio.L1U1.6: I can develop and use models to show how transport mechanisms function in cells.

5. PlusHS.Bio.L1U1.7: I can develop and use models to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms (plant and animal).

##### Quarter 2 Essential Standards:
1. Essential HS.L1U1.22: I can construct an explanation for how cellular division (mitosis) is the process by which organisms grow and maintain complex, interconnected systems.

2. Essential HS.L1U3.23: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate the ethical, social, economic and/or political implications of the detection and treatment of abnormal cell function.

3. Essential HS.L2U1.21 - I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate data showing the relationship of photosynthesis and cellular respiration; flow of energy and cycling of matter.

4. Essential HS.L3U1.24: I can construct an explanation of how the process of sexual reproduction contributes to genetic variation.

5. Essential HS.L3U3.26: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political implications of a current genetic technology.

6. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.12: Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere).

7. PlusHS.Bio.L2U1.8: I can develop and use models to develop a scientific explanation that illustrates how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy and how cellular respiration breaks down macromolecules for use in metabolic processes.

8. PlusHS.Bio.L3U1.10: I can use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the variation that occurs through meiosis and calculate the distribution of expressed traits in a population.

##### Quarter 3 Essential Standards:
1. Essential HS.L3U1.25: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the causes and implications of DNA mutation.

2. Essential HS.L3U3.26: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political implications of a current genetic technology.

3. Essential HS.L4U1.27: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate evidence that describes how changes in frequency of inherited traits in a population can lead to biological diversity.

4. Essential HS.L4U1.28: I can gather, evaluate, and communicate multiple lines of empirical evidence to explain the mechanisms of biological evolution.

5. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.11: Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the sun affects weather patterns and climate.

6. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.13: Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.

7. PlusHS.Bio.L1U1.9: I can develop and use a model to communicate how a cell copies genetic information to make new cells during asexual reproduction (mitosis).

8. PlusHS.Bio.L3U1.10: I can use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the variation that occurs through meiosis and calculate the distribution of expressed traits in a population.

9. PlusHS.Bio.L3.U1.11: I can construct an explanation for how the structure of DNA and RNA determine the structure of proteins that perform essential life functions.

10. PlusHS.Bio.L3.U1.12: I can analyze and interpret data on how mutations can lead to increased genetic variation in a population.

11. PlusHS.Bio.L4U1.13: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate multiple lines of empirical evidence to explain the change in genetic composition of a population over successive generations. -

12. PlusHS.Bio.L4U1.14: I can construct an explanation based on scientific evidence that the process of natural selection can lead to adaption.

##### Quarter 4 Essential Standards:
1. Essential HS.L2U1.21: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate data showing the relationship of photosynthesis and cellular respiration; flow of energy and cycling of matter.

2. Essential HS.L2U1.19: I can develop and use models that show how changes in the transfer of matter and energy within an ecosystem and interactions between species may affect organisms and their environment.

3. Essential HS.L2U3.18: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate about the positive and negative ethical, social, economic, and political implications of human activity on the biodiversity of an ecosystem.

4. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: E1U1.12: Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in the Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere)

5. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: E1U3.11: Develop and use quantitative model to illustrate the relationship among earth systems and the degree to which those relationships are being modified due to human activity.

6. Incorporated Earth Science Standard: E1U3.14: Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate, and human activity and how they influence each other.

7. PlusHS.Bio.L2U1.1: I can develop a model showing the relationship between limiting factors and carrying capacity, and use the model to make predictions on how environmental changes impact biodiversity.

8. PlusHS.Bio.L2U1.3: I can use mathematics and computational thinking to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy through trophic levels in an ecosystem.

9. PlusHS.Bio.L4U1.2: I can engage in argument from evidence that changes in environmental conditions or human interventions may change species diversity in an ecosystem.PlusHS.Bio.L2U1.8: I can develop and use models to develop a scientific explanation that illustrates how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy and how cellular respiration breaks down macromolecules for use in metabolic processes.

## Chemistry

##### Quarter 1 Standards:

1. Essential HS.P1U1.1: I can develop and use models to explain the relationship of the structure of atoms to patterns and properties observed within the Periodic Table and describe how these models are revised with new evidence. -

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.1: I can develop and use models to demonstrate how changes in the number of subatomic particles (protons, neutrons, electrons) affect the identity, stability, and properties of the element.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.2: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate the qualitative evidence supporting claims about how atoms absorb and emit energy in the form of electromagnetic radiation.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.3: I can analyze and interpret data to develop and support an explanation for the relationships between kinetic molecular theory and gas laws.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.11: Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the sun affects weather patterns and climate.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.13: Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E2U1.15: Construct an explanation based on evidence to illustrate the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of a star.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:

1. Essential HS.P1U1.2: I can develop and use models for the transfer or sharing of electrons to predict the formation of ions, molecules, and compounds in both natural and synthetic processes.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U1.12: Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems. (abundance of liquid water, combination of properties)

2. Essential HS.P1U3.4: I can obtain, I can evaluate, and communicate information about how the use of chemistry related technologies have had positive and negative ethical, social, economic, and/or political implications.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U3.8: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: Essential HS.E1U3.14: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:

1. Essential HS.P1U3.4: I can obtain, I can evaluate, and communicate information about how the use of chemistry related technologies have had positive and negative ethical, social, economic, and/or political implications.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U3.8: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: HS.E1U3.14: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

2. Essential HS.P1U1.3: I can ask questions, plan, and carry out investigations to explore the cause and effect relationship between reaction rate factors.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.4: I can develop and use models to predict and explain forces within and between molecules.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.5: I can plan and carry out investigations to test predictions of the outcomes of various reactions, based on patterns of physical and chemical properties.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.6: I can construct an explanation, design a solution, or refine the design of a chemical system in equilibrium to maximize production.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U1.7: I can use mathematics and computational thinking to determine stoichiometric relationships between reactants and products in chemical reactions.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: Essential E1U3.14: Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate and human activity and how they influence each other (Carbon dioxide levels).

##### Quarter 4 Standards:

1. Essential HS.P1U3.4: I can obtain, I can evaluate, and communicate information about how the use of chemistry related technologies have had positive and negative ethical, social, economic, and/or political implications.

• PlusHS.Chem.P1U3.8: I can engage in argument from evidence regarding the ethical, social, economic, and/or political benefits and liabilities of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

• Incorporated Earth Science Standard: Essential HS.E1U3.14: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

Parents, these sites are free to use, or have at least some free options. Some may require creating a free account. Once you know the name of the standard your child is working on, try searching within the site for that standard.

#### K-5 Resources

Legends of Learning

Math and science games for elementary and middle school students. Free upgraded access during COVID-19 school closures.

Virtual Field Trips

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

Social Studies Weekly

Social Studies integrated activities and lessons, free during COVID-19 school closures. Largely K-6.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Student/Family Online Resources

Strong Math and ELA focus, but also including some other areas such as technology, movement, and mindfulness.

History

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Highlights Kids

Activities, games, and exploration for many topics at the elementary level.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Reading interactive online episodes to teach K-5 students fundamentals and comprehension skills.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

Mystery Science

Free, engaging science lessons designed for remote learning in grades K-5.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Learning A-Z

Literacy resources, free for the rest of the school year, focused on literacy in a variety of content areas.

ABCYA

Engaging virtual games in a variety of contents, K-6.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

GoNoodle

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

Scholastic Learn at Home

Daily cross-curricular activities at the K-6+ level, designed for remote learning.

Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems!

Join the Kennedy Center Artist-in-Residence for daily drawing, doodling, and writing.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

National Geographic Kids

Free games, videos, and exploration on a variety of high-interest topics.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Oxford Owl for Home

Free books, lessons, and activities designed for at-home learning.

PBS Kids

Daily activities, games, and tips to help kids play and learn at home.

Phonics Hero

Step-by-step learning and games in reading and spelling.

Squiggle Park

Starfall

Activities and games in reading development, math, ELA, and music.

Storyline Online

Videos featuring actors reading children's books alongside illustrations.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Reid Park Zoo

Live web cams for elephants, lions, grizzlies, giraffes, and lemurs, and other educational opportunities.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

PBS

Literacy, math, science, and art activities for students up to age 8.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

WordWorld

Interactive books, games, and printable activities.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

Switch Zoo

All about animals. Make and play, watch and listen, or teach and learn.

TIME for Kids

Time magazine but for kids, focused on literacy skills and becoming informed and active citizens.

VOOKS

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Grammar Checker

Students can check for correct grammar and spelling in their writing using this website (free and no registration required).

Coding Glossary

Glossary of key terms in coding and software programming. This is a great entry into a STEM field.

Staying Safe at School

As we return to hybrid or full in-person learning, here are some tips to make that as safe as possible.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

Learn to Code

Blog with links to many learn-to-code resources. This is a great entry into a STEM field, with resources for several programming languages.

Virtual Museum Tours

This is a collection of virtual tours of 13 different museums around the world. Can't visit the Smithsonian or the Louvre? Do it virtually!

Chegg

Chegg provides definitions, answers, and homework help in a variety of subjects. Many of their resources are free, and others can be accessed from a paid subscription.

Sometimes we all get over-stimulated, and that may be even more likely with on-screen instruction. This resource shares many good ideas for how to address when kids face sensory overload.

#### Middle School Resources

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Squiggle Park

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Parts of Speech

ELA resource based on parts of speech.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Mood and Tone

A list of descriptive words to pump up the quality of writing.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

Learn to Code

Blog with links to many learn-to-code resources. This is a great entry into a STEM field, with resources for several programming languages.

Virtual Museum Tours

This is a collection of virtual tours of 13 different museums around the world. Can't visit the Smithsonian or the Louvre? Do it virtually!

Sometimes we all get over-stimulated, and that may be even more likely with on-screen instruction. This resource shares many good ideas for how to address when kids face sensory overload.

Chegg

Chegg provides definitions, answers, and homework help in a variety of subjects. Many of their resources are free, and others can be accessed from a paid subscription.

#### High School Resources

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children.

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

Math Antics

A YouTube channel with great math how-to videos

Educator

Many of these resources require a paid subscription, but some are free to view. Good section on AP classes.

Big History Project

A comprehensive "history of the universe" project.

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

Text structures: types, outlines, and examples

Very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing.

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

Virtual Field Trips

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

Learn to Code

Blog with links to many learn-to-code resources. This is a great entry into a STEM field, with resources for several programming languages.

Virtual Museum Tours

This is a collection of virtual tours of 13 different museums around the world. Can't visit the Smithsonian or the Louvre? Do it virtually!

Sometimes we all get over-stimulated, and that may be even more likely with on-screen instruction. This resource shares many good ideas for how to address when kids face sensory overload.

Chegg

Chegg provides definitions, answers, and homework help in a variety of subjects. Many of their resources are free, and others can be accessed from a paid subscription.

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