Soccer and Science: The Winning Combination

Soccer and Science: The Winning Combination

You love watching soccer players work their magic on the field, but did you know there’s a science behind the sport? Soccer players execute powerful kicks that score game-winning goals by applying these scientific principles. If your students have soccer fever, this year’s FIFA World...
National Zoo and Aquarium Month

National Zoo and Aquarium Month

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month! Celebrate by exploring your local zoo and aquarium, or visit the websites of zoos and aquariums across the country. Many of these sites have a great selection of educational resources, including photographs, videos, facts, lesson plans and...
The Science Behind Golf

The Science Behind Golf

The U.S. Open may be over, but that doesn’t mean the golfing excitement has to end. Professional golfers make this challenging sport look easy, but with every flawless swing, these athletes use the concepts of motion, momentum and torque to get the ball into the hole. Learn more about...
World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Celebrate this week by teaching your class about the importance of our oceans, the threats they face and how students can take action to help keep them healthy. With these hands-on activities, students will learn more about the plants and animals that reside in...
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

June 5 is World Environment Day! Encourage environmental responsibility in your classroom by helping students understand how they can take an active role in caring for the environment. We have provided some great resources and hands-on activities to help you get started!   Copy-Paper...
International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity. Celebrate this science holiday by encouraging students to increase their understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Biodiversity is a vital part of ecological services, including everything...