Resource 
Subject 
Grade 
Description 
read · write · think 
Reading 
K2 
Lesson Plan – Connects reading to math by using a book to introduce shapes, then continuing to make and identify shapes 
Science NetLinks 
Science 
K2 
Lesson Plan – Students collect rocks on school grounds; measure, weigh, classify; learn about sampling techniques

Science NetLinks 
Science 
K2 
Directions for making a scale that students can use to weigh rocks 
Estimation and Measurement – Measuring with Toothpicks Science NetLinks 
Science 
K2 
Worksheet – Students estimate and then measure objects using toothpicks 
read · write · think 
Science 
K2 
Worksheet – Students measure and record observations about an apple 
EconEdLink 
Math 
K2 
Interactive – Students get paid and must choose the correct coins to put into their piggy bank 
Ready, Set, Let’s Dough! It’s a Matter of System Science NetLinks 
Science 
K2 
Lesson Plan – Students use ingredients to make play dough; understanding how parts combine to make a whole; creating a complex system 
PhET Interactive Simulations 
Math 
K2 
Interactive Game – Students estimate how many of a given small object fit into a larger object – 3 levels of difficulty 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
Math 
K2 
Interactive Games – Students, for example, choose payload to achieve desired total weight (2 levels) 
Science NetLinks 
Science 
35 
Lesson Plan – Students measure lengths of beans or weights of Hershey’s kisses and create graphs to learn about normal distributions 
Science NetLinks 
Math 
35 
Interactive – Students use basic operations to find the path that results in a given answer 
Jump on Board the Savings Train! EconEdLink 
Math 
35 
Interactive – Students make deposits and withdrawals from their saving account 
Illuminations 
Math 
35 
Lesson Plan – Students make paper airplanes and explore attributes related to increasing flight distances. 
PBSKids 
Math 
35 
Interactive – Students use the Tangram pieces to create shapes 
University of Minnesota 
Science 
35 
Interactive multiple choice questions – Students answer questions related to protecting the water, including rivers, streams, watershed 
Science NetLinks 
Math 
35 
Interactive – Students choose marbles to include, then run trials picking 1, 2, or 3 marbles 
EconEdLink 
Math 
68 
Lesson Plan – Students investigate the pros and cons of eliminating the penny 
Clean Air Kids – Games and Puzzles cleanairkids 
Fun 

Interactive Games – Kids play various games with “clean air” themes – mostly just for fun 
PBSKids 
STEM 
68 
PBS Program and Activities – Design Squad presents viewers with positive role models who experience engineering as a fun and engaging process. 
Windows to the Universe 
Science 
68 
Interactive “Game” – Students travel the path of a carbon atom, reading info and answering questions along the way 
Engineer Girl  
Engineering 
68 
Resources – descriptions of careers in engineering 
MSP2: Middle School Portal – Math and Science National Science Digital Library 
Math 
68 
Resources – Collected by the National Science Digital Library and online communities of teachers 
An Introduction to Remote Sensing Science NetLinks 
Math 
68 
Lesson Plan – Students look at ways in which human beings use technology to improve speed, mobility, strength, hearing, seeing, etc. 
Finding Satisfactory Solutions Science NetLinks 
Math 
68 
Lesson Plan – Students decide where to locate ice cream stands in a town so that no one has to travel too far to buy a treat. 
Illuminations 
Math 
68 
Lesson Plan – This lesson sets the stage for a discussion of travel in the solar system. By considering a realworld, handson activity, students develop their understanding of time and distance. 
Engineer Your Life 
Engineering 
612 
Videos and Resources – Explore what life and work are like for female engineers. Includes ten great reasons to be an engineer, videos of inspiring engineers, and descriptions of dream engineering jobs. 
Science NetLinks 
Math 
612 
Podcast – The process of fixing up a damaged Da Vinci or a scarred Seurat may become a lot easier, thanks to the work of mathematicians. 
Twin Cities Public Television 
Math 
612 
Video & Guide – Learn about the forces that are harnessed to provide a safe and exciting ride on a roller coaster. A link to Teacher Guide with an activity and other resources is included at this site. 
MIT Learning International Networks Consortium 
Math 
912 
Collection of video modules for high school mathematics and science created by teachers from around the world. 
STEM Education Resource Center PBS Teachers 
STEM 
All 
PBS database of nearly 4,000 science, technology, engineering and math resources for grades preK12 
Windows to the Universe 
STEM 
All 
Collection of resources for STEM education 