Online Resources

Other Blogs

Physics!Blog! by Kelly O’Shea

Action Reaction by Frank Noschese

Non-Intertial Teaching by Brian Carpenter

laid-back science by Sam Evans

Teaching Chemistry: building a 21st Century Chemistry Classroom by Ellena Bethea

A page of links that are just really useful and go to great material: ASU Modeling Links Page


StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson 

StarTalk, from Curved Light Productions, is the first and only popular commercial radio program devoted to all things space and is hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. As Director of theHayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Tyson makes regular appearances as the “nation’s expert on space” on major news programs and popular shows (Daily Show, Colbert Report).

NPR Topics: Education

Past Time  

A paleontology podcast where the past is the key to the present

The State of Tech

* I particularly recommend their “gamification” episode, but this podcast has not recently had updated content.

The State of Tech is a bi-weekly podcast covering educational technology.  The show is designed for anyone in education (from teachers to principals to technology directors) wanting to explore how technology can be used to improve teaching and learning.

TEDTalks Education

You know what TEDTalks are, right? (Please say “yes”.)


Tyler DeWitt: Hey Science Teachers, Make it Fun

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit

TEDxNYED – April 28, 2012 – Frank Noschese

YouTube Channels

Bozeman Biology

Paul Andersen teaches science at Bozeman High School in Bozeman, MT. He is the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year.

Sixty Symbols

Cool videos about physics and astronomy.


SciShow discusses science news and history and concepts.  With equal parts skepticism and enthusiasm, we go a little deeper…without going off the deep end.  Most of the time, anyway.

The Brain Scoop: Adventures in Taxidermy, Biology, and Natural History

I’m Emily, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of the Chicago Field Museum, former volunteer of the University of Montana Zoological Museum, and I’d like to share some of the amazing things we have in the collection with the Internet.  Let’s talk about your favorite animal.

Good Eats

Alton Brown’s cooking show is probably the best food science shows around.  He covers everything from animal anatomy to kitchen chemistry and the physics of heat transfer, as well as social and anthropological information about what makes… Good Eats.

Minute Physics

Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science.


Six awesome courses in one awesome channel: John Green teaches you US History and Hank Green teaches you Chemistry. Check out the playlists for past courses in World History, Biology, Literature, and Ecology.

* There is one video I watched that I have an issue with, but you might not.  Just make sure you check the content and confirm it matches what you are telling your students.

Periodic Table of Videos

Your ultimate channel for all things chemistry. A video about each element on the periodic table. And we upload new videos every week about science news, interesting molecules and other stuff from the world of chemistry.


Engineering Games and Projects from Titlemax

Special thanks to Lizabeth and her STEM club for suggesting this pretty cool website! This one is particularly good for helping everyone understand different fields in Engineering. Thank you for the suggestion!


Animated educational site for kids – Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts

comPADRE Physics and Astronomy Education Communities

The ComPADRE Digital Library is a network of free online resource collections supporting faculty, students, and teachers in Physics and Astronomy Education.

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