Mathematics & Science Standards
Mathematics Organizations
Science Organizations
Mathematics & Science Reports/Articles
 Linking RealWorld Science to Schools
August 29, 2013 article in Education Week
 National Mathematics Advisory Panel Final Report, March 2008
After 2 years of work, the National Mathematics Advisory Panel has released its report and findings regarding curricular content, learning processes, teachers and teacher education, instructional practices, instructional materials, assessment, and research policies and mechanisms.
 The Opportunity Equation
The "opportunity equation" means transforming education in the United States so that every student reaches higher levels of mathematics and science learning. Read a report from the Carnegie Corporation on transforming mathematics and science education for citizenship and the global economy.
 Using Apps to Support Disciplinary Literacy and Science Learning
March 27, 2013 article in Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
Mathematics & Science Resources for Teachers
 Anytime, Anywhere Chemistry Experience
This website provides a number of guided chemistry experiments for college freshmen taking distance education courses that use easily obtained materials .
 Afterschool Curriculum Choice: Mathematics Resources, from SEDL
 Bytesize Science
The American Chemical Society maintains this website that has a variety of videos that demonstrate intriguing scientific discoveries.
 Consumers Guide to Afterschool Science Resources, from SEDL
 Communicating in the Language of Mathematics
2008 article on the IAE/Science Factory website by University of Oregon's emeritus professor, Dave Moursund.
 GeoGebra
GeoGebra is a free and multiplatform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching arithmetic, geometry, algebra and calculus. The idea behind GeoGebra is to connect geometric, algebraic, and numeric representations in an interactive way.
 Got the HOTS for Inquiry?
A free digital workshop presented by Gail Wortmann that focuses on increasing student learning by integrating inquiry and Higher Order Thinking Skills (H.O.T.S.) into instruction, discusses how to incorporate inquiry and the revised Bloom's Taxonomy into student assessment, disaggregates the "scientific method" and connects it to inquiry, and discusses assessments for inquiry and H.O.T.S.
 Encouraging Girls in Math and Science
A free practice guide developed by the Digital Teacher Workshops Teacher to Teacher Initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
 Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math
Activities and lessons from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Also contains information about NCTM's Standards for School Mathematics and links to hundreds of exemplary online resources.
 Images on the Web for Astronomy Teaching: Image Repositories
Site lists and reviews 61 websites with astronomical images.
 Improving Mathematics Education
Extensive website with articles and resources; developed by Dr. Dave Moursund, University of Oregon.
 Internet Mathematics Library
Resources categorized by mathematics topic, resource type, mathematics education topic, and educational level. Members of the Math Forum have total access to materials, but majority of resources are available to all.
 Lab Out Loud
Lab Out Loud is a podcast and blog that discusses science news and science education with leading scientists, researchers, science writers and other important figures in the field. Supported by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
 MangaHigh.com
MangaHigh is gamebased math. Play computer games that require you to use mathematics to succeed while it reinforces your application of mathematical concepts to various game scenarios.
 Math Education Free Videos
This is a project of Information Age Education (IAE) and the Eugenebased Science Factory museum/planetarium that links free math videos in encyclopedia fashion. See also other No Cost Educational Videos from the same website.
 The Math Forum at Drexel University
The Math Forum is a leading center for mathematics and mathematics education on the Internet.
 The Math Learning Center
Headquartered in Salem, Oregon, The Math Learning Center offers standardsbased professional development, curriculum materials, and resources to support learning and teaching.
 Math Resource Database
Searchable database of math resources from Maryland's Thinkport website.
 MERLOT
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) has 20,000+ learning objects and materials searchable by discipline.
 The Montana Mathematics Enthusiast
Publication of the Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Check out Monograph 1: International Perspectives on Social Justice in Mathematics Education (January 2007) for an article coauthored by PSU's Swapna Mukhopadhyay and Brian Greer.
 NASA Science
New website from the National aeronautics and Space Administration, including expanded "For Educators" and "For Kids" pages for learning the science behind NASA missions.
 NIH Curriculum Supplements
The NIH Curriculum Supplements are interactive teaching units that combine cuttingedge science research discoveries from the National Institutes of Health. Supplements are available for Elementary, Middle School and High School levels and are aligned to State standards.
 National Science Digital Library (NSDL)
NSDL, in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), offers a series of free online professional development web seminars for K5 educators.
 National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF is an independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through research programs and education projects.
 Oregon Mathematics Teacher Updates from ODE
The Oregon Department of Education publishes monthly enewsletters that provide teachers and other educators with information about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, lectures and exhibitions. Past issues are posted here, or you can subscribe to have the Mathematics Teacher newsletter emailed to you.
 Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium
Oregon Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) has numerous programs to support space science and engineering education from middle school through graduate school.
 Oregon Science Teacher Updates from ODE
The Oregon Department of Education publishes monthly enewsletters that provide teachers and other educators with information about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, lectures and exhibitions. Past issues are posted here, or you can subscribe to have the Science Teacher newsletter emailed to you.
 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning
This Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Practice Guide draws on the best available evidence/expertise to aid teachers in organizing instruction and study materials to facilitate learning and remembering, particularly in content areas.
 Portland Public Schools Curriculum Web Pages
These pages provide resources dealing with standards, assessment, instructional materials and teaching strategies in the various content areas.
 Practical Uses of Math And Science (PUMAS)
70 examples of how K12 math and science topics can be used in interesting settings, including everyday life. Written primarily by scientists and engineers; NASA project.
 Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
These content and process standards for mathematics instruction were developed by the National Council of Teqchers of Mathematics (NCTM) in 2000.
 Radical Math
Radical Math is a resource for educators interested in integrating issues of social and economic justice into their mathematics classes and curriculum. Website has searchable resources of over 700 lesson plans, articles, charts, graphs, etc.
 SCORE Mathematics Lessons
SCORE is Schools of California Online Resources for Effectiveness. Teachercreated lessons for K7 or 812 are graded and linked to CA and NCTM standards.
 Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement (SMILE)
Links to nearly 900 K12 lesson plans in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics.
 STEM Education Resource Center
Links to pK12 lessons and activities from PBS. You can search the PBS database of nearly 4,000 STEM resources, or print a STEM Resource Round Up.
 Selected Technology, Entertainment, and Design (TED) Talks
This webpage from Eugenebased Information Age Education and The Science Factory links to some exemplary talks by experts in various science and education fields that are part of the entire collection of more than 500 videos that you can find at the TED website.
 Shodor: A National Resource for Computational Science Education
Site contains numerous interactive Javabased course elements for exploration in science and mathematics, K12; tools, computational science education resources, and more.
 The Ocean and the Bay
This Thinkport website focuses on Maryland state standards and east coast scenarios, but has many links to other science websites. Scroll down to "Lesson Plans" to find numerous lesson plans and science resources.
 The Whale Class
Developed by faculty and teachers associated with the University of Georgia College of Education, "the Whale Class is an exploration of situated learning, the implications for teaching, the focus is on using communities of practice, reflective judgment, reflective practice, multiple intelligences and constructivism principles as a way to engage and deliver instruction."
 Tools for Ambitious Science Teaching
Ambitious teaching deliberately aims to get students of all racial, ethnic, and class backgrounds to understand science ideas, participate in the discourses of the discipline, and solve authentic problems.
 What Works Clearinghouse
The What Works Clearinghouse is a project of the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. WWC reports provide reviews and information about the effectiveness of educational interventions. There is a topic area for elementary and middle school mathematics, but none for science.
Mathematics & Science Resources for Kids
 51 Awesome Science Experiments & Videos for Kids
You'll find experiments in the areas of physics, biology, chemistry, space, technology, and earth science  most of which can be done with easytofind household items.
 Catch the Science Bug
Aimed primarily at grades 14, this website has multiple science activities with printable directions and data collection worksheets.
 Discovery Education
School resources from the Discovery Channel.
 Figure This! Math Challenges for Families
Figure This! Mathematical challenges for Families provide interesting math challenges that middleschool students can do at home with their families. Developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and others.
 The Jason Project
Sponsored by National Geographic, the Jason Project's "Education through Exploration" curriculum is aimed at 5th through 9th graders.
 Journey North
Developed by Annenberg Media, Journey North engages K12 students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Contains migration maps, pictures, standardsbased lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations and fit them into a global context. See also Journey North for Kids: A simple, studentdirected entry point to Journey North studies.
 Kids.gov
Kids.gov is the official kid's portal for the U.S. government. Site consists of various annotated content area links for K5 and 68. Also has Educator pages.
 MangaHigh.com
MangaHigh is gamebased math. Play computer games that require you to use mathematics to succeed while it reinforces your application of mathematical concepts to various game scenarios.
 MathActive
MathActive lessons are Flash animated math modules designed for grades K12. Each module features content that touches a geometry performance objective.
 Math Tools (applets)
 MathVids.com
For a limited time (while they build up their library of videos), subscriptions to this website are free. Videos are aimed at middlelevel to college students.
 Math Websites for Kids
Approved sites from KidSites.com.
 NASA for Kids
Games and contests, lesson plans and teaching materials, research tools for students, videos and images, reports and more are in this extensive, highly visual website from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
 NASA Space Place for Kids
Games, projects, animations, cool subjects and amazing facts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
 The National Science Center (NSC)
NSC is dedicated to exciting students across the nation about math, science, and technology. Links to Teacher Tools in 12 thematic areas.
 National Science Foundation Links for Kids
Extensive set of online resources for K12 primarily in the areas of geoscience and oceanography.
 NOAA Research (for Middle Schoolers)
 NOVA
NOVA is the highest rated science series on TV and the most watched documentary series on public television.
 Saturday Academy
Fun classes in the Portland Metro area for students in grades 212 in science, engineering, technology, humanities and the arts.
 Science and Math Around the World
KidsLinks to large variety of math and science websites for kids.
 Science Facts and Videos
 Science Fair Central
Gives an overview of the scientific method.
 Science Friday
From NPR – connecting middle school students to cutting edge science.
 The Science Spot Kid Zone
Hundreds of links to sites in 16 different science areas.
 Science News for Kids
This website is devoted to science news for children of ages 9 to 14. Includes
handson activities, books, articles, mathematical puzzles, online resources, and other useful materials.
 Science Websites for Kids
Approved sites from KidSites.com.
 Stories of TRUST: Calling for Climate Recovery
11 awardwinning short films, including TRUST Oregon and TRUST Alaska, developed by Our Children's Trust.
 Try Science
Interactive science and math content including experiments, field trips, polls, web cams, etc. cosponsored by IBM, the New York Hall of Science, the Association of ScienceTechnology Centers, and more than 400 science centers worldwide.
 Vegetation and Soil
 Water Quality
 Wetland Websites
 Windows into Wonderland
eTrips into Yellowstone National Park to see and learn about the resources and treasures of the world's first national park. There are activities, lesson plans, video clips and more for teachers in each eTrip.
 YouthLearn
The YouthLearn website highlights technology, media, and projectbased learning for both inschool and afterschool programs.
 ZOOM Science
Science activities and experiments from PBS Kids.
Teacher Professional Development
