All about Science Olympiad: How to start a team, tips for new coaches, and more.
Want to bring your most passionate science students together for creative problem solving, teamwork, and science fun outside the classroom? Start a Science Olympiad team! We'll show you how.
The Ewww Experiment, or why you should wash your hands before dinner.
Elementary and middle-school teachers: Show your young science students the importance of cleanliness with this short video, then download our free classroom activity to try it for yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For chemistry teachers who want a fun way to teach pH
This chemistry activity for students in grades 9 through 12 shows the effect of pH change on indicator color. The resulting solution can be used as an ink to write messages that disappear over time.
Cash for your class – how to land that education grant.
Find out how to take advantage of the millions of dollars awarded to teachers every year with no-obligation, complimentary grant assistance.
Scalpel safety: How to prepare a scalpel and stay out of the ER
When your dissection lessons call for sharp objects, this quick scalpel safety primer will help you and your students stay focused on the lesson at hand, and out of the ER.
The periodic table of candy: A chemistry lesson plan.
Download this lesson plan and your science students can get a heaping helping of knowledge about the elements to go with their gum drops and jelly beans.
Tornado warning! The physics of a vortex
Why just talk about the physics of a vortex when you can create one in minutes? Download this easy science activity for elementary and middle school and you’ll have a tornado in a bottle in no time.
Inside the Ward's Lab: Tarantula Molting
Join the small handful of teachers who have a tarantula as a classroom pet and experience this yourself. Or just take a look at this cool video of tarantula molting.
How to build a Wiggle Bot to teach engineering and design
TeacherGeek Wiggle Bots make it easy to encourage students to build, make, create, and innovate as they build, test, and evolve a real working bot.
Physics of the fidget spinner for high school
Designed with high school students in mind, this activity incorporates quantitative analysis and graphical equations using technology to demonstrate physics concepts of motion, force, and more.
Foliage findings – a leaf pigment lesson plan.
Download this simple biology lesson plan and introduce elementary science students to the plant pigments responsible for autumn leaf colors.
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11 things you may not know about eye protection.
We'll let you in on the best ways to protect your science students’ eyes for every type of classroom and laboratory activity.
6 live specimens that make great classroom pets
If you’re thinking of adopting an unusual pet for your classroom, your students will be intrigued (to say the least) by any of these six live specimens.
Physics of the fidget spinner for elementary and middle school
Love them or hate them, the fidget spinner is more than just a toy for restless hands - it's physics in action! Introduce elementary and middle schoolers to Newton's Law, force, motion and more.
Free stuff for your class. (It's easier than you think)
Learn how DonorsChoose.org can help you fund the science materials you need, so you can make your science classroom dreams a reality.
Microscopes - your questions answered.
Got questions about microscopes? We've got answers. Watch this pre-recorded webinar to hear the answers to real questions from real-life teachers like you.