Road salt keeps icy roads and sidewalks safe, but how does it impact our environment? In this activity stud...
The budding pyrotechnic engineers in your science class will be excited to learn how chemistry is behind the beautiful colors and thunderous sounds of fireworks.
Explore Mendel's laws of heredity, inherited traits in plants, and biological traits. A great resource to help prepare genetics lesson plans for your biology class.
These science teachers don't miss a bit when it comes to giving their students live demonstrations of scientific principles--even while distance teaching.
Students convert their backyard into an outdoor science lab to study everything from leaf chromatography to a microorganism-filled compost pile. Engage their natural curiosity about their world.
Grab this Styrofoam-meets-acetone activity, so the science investigators in your class can make observations about the concept of dissolving and how to distinguish it from melting.
3 class activities using scales and balances for middle schoolers learning foundations of science. Teach chemistry, biology, and physics with easy-to-do-experiments.
There's a plethora of science experiments hiding in our refrigerators, pantries & junk drawers. If you're looking for creative science experiments for distance learners, then you're in the right place
Viruses take over the cells of living organisms by injecting them with their genetic material. Learn how these buggers can turn healthy cells into virus-producing zombies!
Understanding how vaccines work. While your body is battling germs in the vaccine, it's also making the antibodies it needs to help quickly recognize and destroy those germs before they make you sick.
Have you watched the video, "How to make brain dissection a no-brainer"? That short video presents mind-blowing ways to introduce students to brain dissection and anatomy. https://wardsworld.wardsci.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.