Interactives and Simulations

  • A highly engaging, phenomena-based program for grades K–8 that integrates the latest practices in science teaching and learning, as well as interactive digital tools and hands-on activities, to teach students how to think, read, write, and argue like real scientists and engineers.

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  • Amusement park physics, dynamic earth, rock cycle, and other interactives

  • Totally Free!

  • Amazing collection of general science, biology, and life science games: Scientific Method Mysteries, Cell Parts Game, Bee Waggle Dance, Monster Maker, Picking Off the Pepper Moth, and more.

  • Virtual tours of deserts, rainforests, savannas, a bee colony and more.

  • Totally Free!

  • A wide variety of interactive cell models, games, quizzes, and a genetics virtual lab!

  • Totally free! Teacher materials (power points and videos) are available for purchase.

  • Online manipulatives and lessons that promote the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices

  • Totally Free

  • A suite of intuitive tools for 3D creation, beginner coding, managing your classes, and various resources for digital and remote learning

  • Physics Simulations and Game Creation

  • Basic is Free. Pro is $74.00/year.

  • A fantastically simple and eye-opening visual of the creatures that live at the various depths of the sea.

  • Totally free.

  • Over 1,000 impressive science simulation and over 800 quizzes

  • The simulations and quizzes are available to use for Free. To create student logins requires a paid subscription.

  • Online math tools for graphing, geometry, 3D, and more!

  • Class groups can be created to quickly share activities or students can go through tutorials that can be incorporated into LMS

  • Totally FREE!

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  • Huge Collection of Interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12

  • $875 for orders of 1 or 2 subscriptions at the same site

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  • Provides a virtual space to connect users with cutting edge space exploration experiences that inspire curiosity, excitement, engagement, and confidence

  • Make NASA science content accessible - everyone can be an explorer.

  • A visual and informative way to explore the systems of the body.

  • Totally Free!

  • Rigorous virtual science labs and assessment

  • A science learning platform with NGSS-aligned simulations across science content areas

  • Free to try. Free teacher account that has limits. Purchase plans available for full access.

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  • Engaging activity that allow students to learn about elements, find them on the periodic table, and use the information from the periodic table to determine the number and location of protons, neutrons, and electrons in the atoms

  • Totally Free!

  • An easy-to-use electron microscope simulation and gives a glimpse of the microscopic world

  • Free

  • Fully interactive 3D scope! It’s a great practice tool to prepare you for working in a science lab. Explore topics on usage, care, terminology and then interact with a fully functional, virtual microscope. When you are ready, challenge your knowledge in the testing section to see what you have learned.

  • Free!

  • A PBS sponsored digital platform that includes engaging games and interactives that foster authentic scientific exploration

  • Labs: Polar, Evolution, Cybersecurity, RNA, Cloud, Energy, and Sun

  • Totally FREE!

  • A huge collection of standards-aligned interactive activities from the American Natural History Museum

  • Totally Free!

  • Dozens of simulations that can be used independently or with the provided OpenSciEd units.

  • Totally FREE!

  • Hundreds of interactive lessons, simulations, and labs!

  • Totally FREE!

  • 158 Interactive math and science simulations (Most can be used in web browser, some require Flash.)

  • Searchable teacher-created lessons that accompany the simulations

  • Totally FREE (Though they take donations!)

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  • A fast and easy way to generate a line graph, bar graph, pie chart, or live graph

  • Make graph and the share quickly with a link.

  • Totally Free!

  • Interactive periodic tables and are graphically impressive, easy to understand, and show lots of details in a very clear way

  • Includes periodic table that shows images and electron configurations of each element, a periodic table that shows the history of the elements, and an alchemy periodic table

  • Free

  • An amazing collection of physical science simulations!

  • Totally Free!

  • An interactive periodic table that includes a video lesson about EVERY element on the periodic table.

  • Microscope simulations, activities, and tutorials that include Microscope Basics, Development and Embryology, Ecology and the Environment, and Basic Biology.

  • Totally Free!

  • Interactive scientific models plus hands-on activities, personalized guidance, and rich embedded assessments

  • Standards-aligned, and research-based inquiry curricula that address NGSS 3D proficiency

  • Totally FREE!

  • Exciting activities and lessons that include virtual national museum and park tours, an evolution lab, analyzing data and graphs in the news, lessons, articles, and lots of interactive activities

  • Totally Free!

  • Engineering and Design Simulations: Wind Energy, Thermal Conduction, and Electrical Circuits

  • Students choose from various design components and then test their designs.

  • Totally Free