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Chemicals in the classroom – a quick guide to safety and purity.
Keep this printable chart of safer chemical substitutions on hand for ways to minimize risk to students and staff during chemistry activities.
Don’t read this if your school already has enough money.
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How does road salt affect our environment? A free activity to investigate a slippery dilemma.
Road salt keeps icy roads and sidewalks safe, but how does it impact our environment? In this activity students investigate how to keep roads safe while keeping our ponds safe, too.
How to make your own algae beads and have a ball studying photosynthesis
This activity for grades 6 through 12 will show you everything you need to make your own algae beads so your students can learn about the most vital biochemical processes on the planet.
How to use a ballistic pendulum to teach velocity, momentum, and projectile motion.
Learn how to use this innovative projectile motion apparatus to design repeatable experiments in your physics classroom and cover a variety of topics with one piece of equipment.
Burning genes to a CRISPR: a genetics activity
If you want a genetics activity that will engage your students, then try this extension of our Dragon Genetics Kit. They’ll learn about gene editing, molecular techniques, DNA, and … dragon embryos.
Density has never been more delicious: A high school lesson plan.
Download this lesson plan and you’ll have high school science students eating out of the palm of your hand (the Tootsie Rolls help a lot too).
A spectacular ocean view – marine mural lesson plan.
Download this artful biology lesson plan for a creative way to teach high school science students about undersea food webs and ocean ecosystems.
What is climate change? A middle school lesson plan.
Download this lesson plan and immerse your science students in one of the most significant scientific developments of their generation.
The thorny problem – a Japanese beetle lesson plan.
Download this easy biology lesson plan and use live beetles to help middle school science students gather, analyze, interpret, and report scientific data.
5 things to know about science grants (and 9 steps to win one)
Give us five minutes and we'll fill you in on the most effective strategies and techniques used by grant-winning educators around the country.
Micro Media: How to choose the best option
Specialize your micro media system to fit your needs. Whether you want something cost-efficient or easy-peasy, we have it all! Pick between 3 options and get cracking on growing your microorganisms.
The Magic of Crystals: The wonderful world of crystal formation
Science teachers: Bring your middle-school and high-school students into the wonderful world of crystal formation with this short video and crystal growing kit from Ward’s Science.
12 clearance items to get you ready for the new year
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5 Fun Ways to Use Fossils in Your Classroom
Imagine 90% of species extinguished in a massive fireball or frigid ice age. Fossils tell stories about the Earth’s history that we explore on National Fossil Day on October 16th.
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Makerspace 101: Makerspace basics and how to get started
Here’s a five-minute crash course in makerspaces so all your ducks are in a row for when you decide to dedicate a space for making in your classroom.
10 low-budget models for teaching biology and anatomy
Using models to teach anatomy and biology doesn't have to break the bank. Through Ward’s you can find some exciting, instructive options that give you the biggest bang for your buck.
Hank's Lab: The physics of projectiles
Science teachers: Join Ward’s World’s favorite lab assistant, Hank, as he introduces high school students to the physics of projectiles – then download our free classroom activity to join in the fun.
How to care for your termites
Termites need love, too. In this video, we’ll show you essential points of care your termites will thank you for (actually you won’t get a word of thanks).
Ice, ice, bubble - a dry ice sublimation demonstration
Ready to be the coolest teacher at your school? Just kick off your sublimation lesson with this crowd-pleasing demo.