Resources for all grade levels.
6 must-have brain anatomy tools
If you're looking for high-quality accessories to pair with your brain anatomy and dissection lessons, you won't have to wrack your brain. This 30-second video shows everything you need.
How does handwashing help prevent illness? The science of soap.
The good news is that by simply washing our hands, we can help decrease the spread of coronavirus and other things that make us sick.
Rockhounds agree - this mineral activity rocks
Using various testing methods, students will learn the properties that distinguish one mineral from another, how minerals are classified, how they occur in nature, and how they're used in daily life.
How to teach osmosis and diffusion with agar cubes – a free activity
Virtually all living cells are dependent on diffusion and osmosis processes. This free activity will enable students to explore the relationship between diffusion and cell size.
Pi Day - circle the date, time to celebrate.
Engage student interest in math and science by celebrating the number Pi, the mysterious ratio found in circular objects and forms throughout nature, science, and mathematics.
How to make brain dissection a no-brainer
Middle- and high-school science teachers: Give your biology students an introduction to brain dissection and anatomy with this short video, then head to Ward’s Science to get everything you’ll need.
Keeping a great laboratory notebook - an epic lesson
Students learn to use laboratory notebooks to keep consistent and accurate notes that record and reflect on their inquiry-based observations, activities, investigations, and experiments.
Discovering exoplanets in a galaxy not so near you – a free activity
Students practice science observation skills, data collection, and more as they learn how to hunt for planets outside our solar system with this free activity.
10 teachers share their favorite ways to use our products
We asked ten science teachers to tell us their favorite ways to inspire their students using our hands-on materials. Here’s what they said.
Experts pick their favorite lab slides
Expert picks of the top five slides produced in the Ward’s Science Slides Lab, as chosen by the lab technicians who make them, offering insights into the observations presented by each slide.
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 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).
How to care for your crayfish
If you’re crazy for crayfish, look no further! This video gives the do’s and don’ts of crayfish care. These hardy snappers are a cinch for young scientists—and a pinch if you’re not careful!
How to pour agar plates
If your microorganisms are hungry, prepare them an agar plate! With 3 ways to heat and no-brainer pouring, this process makes growing your specimens a piece of cake.
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.
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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.
How to prepare a gram stain slide
Don’t think chemistry and biology belong together? Think again! Augment your studies on cell organelles with this gram staining kit. Just don’t stain your clothes—only the slides!
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.
Don’t read this if your school already has enough money.
Science teachers: Did you know Ward’s Science offers complementary services to help educators win grants? We can help find, apply for, and secure funding for you too – just give us a call today.
8 reasons why owl pellets are awesome for studying food chains and the environment
Want to teach food chains and predator-prey relationships with owl pellets? Don’t miss these “insider” tips.