science education

Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Standards Overview & Teaching Strategies

A Look at National Science Standards

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are now available. Twenty-six states and their broad-based teams worked together with a 41-member writing team and partners throughout the country to develop the standards. Learn more about them below. has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

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