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Science Education

This guide provides Rod Library and web resources on current and future science educators. Note that some subscription resources are available to UNI faculty/staff/students only, or may be available in Rod Library.

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Books & E-books

Articles: Databases for Teachers & Students

Finding Free Full-Text Articles

These tools can help you determine if there are free online (legal!) versions of scholarly articles you want.

Advanced Google Searching

Limit by domain name to see results only from .gov sites.  Example: robotics site:.gov

Use quotation marks to search for logical phrases. Example: "lesson plan"

Be specific. If you want a curriculum aligned with standards, include those terms in your search. Example: robotics curriculum "standards-aligned" OR robotics curriculum NGSS

Fun Science Media

Government Resources (FREE)

Many government agencies have resources for educators (selections linked below). All federal agencies are required to have a website for youth.

MakerSpaces