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Digital Resources for Teaching Science with PBS LearningMedia

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Create a FREE PBS LearningMedia account
Classroom resources
Lesson Builder Tool

PBS LearningMedia provides trusted, free, high-quality resources organized into subject-specific collection pages that can be filtered by grade and subtopic within science. Science resources include short videos, lessons and interactive games. PBS LearningMedia‘s online library of resources is here to help your students keep learning!

We’ve listed all of the science collections in PBS LearningMedia for easy use. Find a featured collection and suggested learning activity to get you started. Note that all resources can be shared to Google Classroom, emailed or posted to a website.

Start by creating a FREE PBS LearningMedia account to access all the features. You can use the Lesson Builder Tool to add instruction or discussion questions to resources. For example, you can find a lesson about sound waves that guides you through the process of engaging students virtually. 

Need support for getting started with PBS LearningMedia? Join us for a weekly training webinar Wednesdays at 7:30am PDT. Register

Featured Resource

Spring Semester Science
These collections of resources curated by LA Unified School District can support distance learning during school closures.
Grades 3-5 Science | Grades 6-8 Science
Grades 9-12 Science

PBS LearningMedia Science Collections (full list)
→ Within these collections, you can filter by grade and resource type.

Science Collections by Topics

  • Earth and Space: These collections examine the history and formation of the universe, the prediction of hurricanes and other types of weather, and the categorization of rocks and minerals. Delve into the study of plate tectonics and journey to the outer edges of the universe in with lessons and learnings with these collections.

For additional resources,  PreK-12 Resources for Emergency Closing Collection is a more extensive list of PBS LearningMedia collections organized by grade and subject area.


Find more resources here: How Teachers Can Navigate School Closures Due to the Coronavirus, including KQED Learn training webinars, curriculum aligned-TV schedule and more.

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