Science Resources

Curated by Knovation's Curriculum Specialists
Below are a few sample Science learning resources from our Content Collection.
Each listing includes certain metadata that describes the resource and aligns it for use in the classroom.
All

Khan Academy: Introduction to Newton's Law of Gravitation

A discussion of gravity and Newton's Law of Gravitation. [8m37s]
Science
High
Video

4L: Science Essentials: Material World

Learn about topics related to the material world. Each topic includes facts, a glossary, an interactive quiz, printable worksheets, an image bank, and web links.
Science
Elementary
Learning Module

BBC Schools: KS2 Bitesize: Science: Materials: Changing States

Investigate the changing states of water as you help Steve stay alive while in the Arctic. Includes background information about changing states of matter and about the water cycle, as well as a quiz.
Science
Elementary
Learning Game

eSchooltoday: All About Forces

Forces are everywhere. Learn what they are, the characteristics of forces, different kinds of forces, and factors that affect them.
Science
Middle
Reference Material

BBC: Bitesize: Science: Energy, Electricity and Forces: Unbalanced Forces

Explains abut unequal forces acting on an object and what would be observed. Also, explains what the resultant force is and how it is calculated.

Science
Middle
Reference Material

Utah State Office of Education: Science: Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

After reading the explanation of what balanced and unbalanced forces are, check your understanding by answering the problems at the end.
Science
Middle
Activity

e-learning for Kids: States of Matter

Mr. Beaker will help you identifying the states of matter. Be it ice, water or vapor. Requires Adobe Flash. Click the image to begin; lesson will appear in a popup window.
Science
Elementary
Interactive Media

Science4us: States of Matter

In the States of Matter module, students further explore the concept that anything on earth that has mass and takes up space is matter. This exercise introduces students to solids, liquids and gasses, the three most common states of matter on Earth, and the unique properties used to characteri...

Science
Elementary
Learning Module

Learners TV: Mendel: Genes

Check out what Gregor Mendel believed about gene behavior. This animation will illustrate why he holds his beliefs to be true.
Science
High
Interactive Media

GAVS: Biology: Genetics

Through informational text, interactive activities, practice problems, and video clips, students analyze how biological traits are passed on to successive generations.
Science
High
Learning Module

PBS: NOVA: Illuminating Photosynthesis

To understand the process of photosynthesis, follow the hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen atoms as they travel between the air, the plant, and the soil.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

Interactive Concepts in Biochemistry: Photosynthesis

Colorful animation investigates the process of photosynthesis, light and dark reactions, and photorespiration.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

University of Colorado: PhET: Forces and Motion: Basics

Explore the forces at work when pulling against a cart,and pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects.
Science
Middle
Interactive Media

University of Alberta: Photosynthesis

[ARCHIVE CONTENT] Interactive site showcases an animation of photosynthesis. Users will view carbon dioxide movement, oxygen gas movement as well as water flow in the cycle.

Science
Middle
Interactive Media

University of Utah: Genetic Science Learning Center: The Basics and Beyond

This website offers a clear definition of the science of Genetics, highlighting DNA and genes. There is a neat, easy-to-understand animated tour of the basics and an opportunity to go inside an animated cell. Student can build a DNA molecule and discover how proteins function. Teachers and studen...
Science
High
Website

Scholastic: StudyJams! Science: Scientific Inquiry: Scientific Methods

A video that explains the steps involved in the scientific method. Includes a karaoke song with lyrics, a quiz to test students’ knowledge, and vocabulary definitions.

Science
Elementary
Interactive Media

Chimpanzees - Encounters with Jane Goodall

In this video clip, a "One on One" interview on June 8, 2008, Jane Goodall describes her most significant encounter with the chimpanzees when she developed a relationship with David Graybeard. He was the first chimpanzee that she communicated with; she said considers him a mentor. She would l...

Science
Elementary
Video

When Nature Strikes: The Science of Natural Hazards

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Geosciences has partnered with NBC Learn and the Weather Channel to produce a 10-part video series that explores the science of natural disasters and research to avert their human and economic toll.

Science
Middle
Video