The freeScience Journal app for Android lets students use their smartphones or external sensors to conduct experiments and record findings. On the Making & Science website, created in partnership with the Exploratorium in San Francisco, teachers will find activity ideas for students aged 10 and up—such as building musical instruments that respond to light, or exploring graphing and angle measurement by tilting their smartphone and then seeing how they can use a graph to tell a story.
Since 2008, more than 700 high school chemistry teachers have received AmericanChemical Society (ACS)-Hach High School Chemistry Classroom Grants to support ideas that enhance classroom learning, foster student development, and reveal the wonders of chemistry.
Phenology is a fascinating study of the interconnectedness among plants, animals, and climate. It concentrates on the timing of different life-cycle changes that occur throughout the year. With Nature’s Notebook, teachers and their students can join more than 15,000 other naturalists across the nation in taking the pulse of our planet.
The National Weather Association (NWA) Foundation’sSol Hirsch Education Fund Grantsare awarded annually to K–12 teachers/educators to help improve the education of their students, their school, and/or their community in the science of meteorology.