How Stuff Works: Science – Plenty of information, pictures, and videos for classroom use in a variety of topics. Assign articles for students to read, or use these resources during class time to enhance your lesson plans.
How Stuff Works: YouTube – Another valuable resource from How Stuff Works. This YouTube channel has a few interesting series, one of my favorites is titled “Stuff They Don’t Want You To know,” featuring information about lesser known scientific factoids.
Popular Science – This awesome website contains articles, galleries, and videos about captivating science topics. Many of the stories are hugely entertaining and unconventional for the science classroom.
Science Daily – Contains news, articles, videos, images and books about classic science topics of study. Choose from health and medicine to fossils and ruins, with many sub-topics available to choose from in these categories as well.
Science Direct – Access books, journals, and articles in an extensive database. Some articles are paid, but there is a large portion of free PDF downloadable content available as well.
Nature.com – With subjects like life sciences, chemistry, physical sciences, and the environment, this site includes wonderful articles full of pictures and graphs on a variety of subjects.
Space.com – Learn the latest on NASA’s doings with videos, real-time space viewings, and extensive articles.