Science Visuals (Grades 6-12)
||Enhance your science curriculum with visual aids. These printable illustrations will help you explain the structure of an atom, the systems in the human body, the stages of insect development, and more. Use these life science, earth science, and physical science resources as handouts for intermediate and high school students. Blank diagrams can also be used to test students' knowledge of science concepts.
- Six Simple Machines
This chart includes diagrams of six simple machines: a lever, a pulley, a wheel and axle, an inclined plane, a screw, and a wedge.
- Features of a Transverse Wave
Review the features of a transverse wave with this printable diagram. The crest, trough, amplitude, wavelength, and frequency are labeled for easy reference.
The Human Body
- Types of Joints
Use these printable diagrams to review the four types of human joints: pivotal, gliding, hinge, and ball-and-socket.
Maps for Earth Science
Plants & Animals
- Soil Profile
This soil profile depicts layers of topsoil, subsoil, weathered bedrock, and unweathered bedrock. Supplement your study of geology with this printable.
- Science Transparencies (Grades 6-12)
Illustrate science concepts with ease. Use these printable charts and diagrams as overhead transparencies to deepen students' understanding of biology, physics, chemistry, and more.
- Science Teacher Resources
Unlock the wonder and fun of science and technology by exploring these printables, lessons, and activities. You'll find great teaching ideas for earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and more!
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Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month
Tornadoes in Oklahoma
May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month! Don't overlook this opportunity to study and enjoy activities about the history and culture of Asian-Pacific American communities.
The recent rash of tornadoes in Oklahoma
, which killed at least 91 people, may have your students wondering why such natural disasters occur, how they may be affected by them, and what they can do to help.Use these resources to teach the geography of Oklahoma and the Southwestern United States, to explain tornadoes, and to discuss the resulting crises with your class.
Top 10 Galleries
Explore our most popular Top 10 galleries, from Top 10 Behavior Management Tips for the Classroom and Top 10 Classroom Organization Tips from Veteran Teachers to Top 10 Free (& Cheap) Rewards for Students and Top 10 Things Every Teacher Needs in the Classroom. We'll help you get organized and prepared for every classroom situation, holiday, and more! Check out all of our galleries today.
May Calendar of Events
May is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Backyard Games Week (5/23-29) and Memorial Day (5/27). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Clean Air Month, and Physical Fitness & Sports Month all May long!
Common Core Lessons & Resources
Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.