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Science Resources

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Multiuser eBooks

 

In our Destiny library catalog,

  • Log in with your BCPS credentials.
  • Click the Exit button on top right.
  • In the Catalog tab, click on Resource Lists on left toolbar.
  • Scroll down to the Science eBooks list and click view. On this list, you will find all the Science eBooks that you can have your students use simultaneously.
  • The books that are by Capstone are interactive (Will read the text).
  • These are also books you can assign to a class using Reading Paths. (See below)

 

Destiny Reading Paths 

 

 

Reference Books (Print available in library and multi-user online access) Multi-volume Reference from Salem Press

 

BCPS Databases 

  • Log on to BCPSOne.
  • Click on the Digital Content tile. 
  •  Scroll down to 6-12 
  • Best databases for Science:
    • Science in Context
    • Science Reference Center 
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • NBC Learn
    • Discovery Education (Teachers: Click on Support at the very bottom of the page to access tutorials on how to use Discovery Ed to its fullest.)
    • SIRS Knowledge Resource (for controversial science-related research)
    • Student Resources in Context  
  • Most do NOT need a Password from home. If you run into one that does, ask Ms. Magnuson.

 

            **Benefit of using the databases—source citations are done for you and all you need to do is copy and paste them into your EasyBib project or electronic project. You also do not need to evaluate the sources.

 

Energy Lessons from Discovery Ed and Constellation Energy

Energizing Our Future

Discovery Education and Constellation, a competitive energy company, have developed a series of standards-aligned classroom resources focusing on amazing energy innovations and advancements. Science and technology learning is enhanced through engaging videos and activities that will inspire your students to think differently about energy.

The lessons are geared for middle school but could be tweaked for your use.

 

Other Resources

 

Science of Everyday Life interactives. One is on wind energy. There are also brain boggling experiments.

 

The Science Behind Nature: Lessons from The Nature Conservancy

 

Discovery Education Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Earth and Space Science) TechBooks (online textbook aligned with NGSS standards), includes full lesson plans and materials!

In BCPSOne, go to Discovery Ed in the Digital Content tile. Hover over My DE Services and click on Science Tech Books. On the right side is a Switch Course that gives you access to the different courses. 

 

 

 

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