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Discovery Education Network

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Discovery Education provides for free videos, lessons, virtual tours, puzzel makers and more based on Core Curriculum Standards and much more with the premium accounts. For all grade levels.

Tinkercad

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Students can design their own 3D objects in this web-based app. There is no need to no CAD to create your own objects for 3D printing. For grades 9 and up.

Hopscotch

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With the Hopscotch iOS app, coding is made easier. No typing or tricky syntax. Just drag blocks of code with your finger and play with what you make instantly. Also, users can make many things like their own games such as a new version of Geometry Dash, or a journey to outer space, create digital art. The possibilities are limitless. For grades 6 and up.

Instructables

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From science experiments to Oregon Trail quilts, this web-based software and app offers instructions for more than 100,000 DIY projects. Looking for a classroom maker project? You’ll find it here. Did your students create something awesome? Encourage them to upload their instructions and share their ideas.  For all grade levels.

SpicyNodes

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SpicyNodes is a web-based tool that promotes understanding in a logical, visual way through interactive, 21st Century graphic organizers. Begin with an outline of information with images, website links, etc. and allow SpicyNodes to create an interactive map of that information. For all grade levels.

ClassTools

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ClassTools is a collection of interactives based mostly on extension of lessons taught. Make-it-yourself activities of all sorts such as timelines, diagrams, fakebooks for historical figures, to treasure hunts based on google maps, there are many playful activities and games to extend learning on lessons already taught. For all grade levels.

Annenberg Learner: teacher resources and PD across the curriculum

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The Annenberg Learner site is a collection of over 400 resources ranging from lesson plans, videos, professional development opportunities to online interactives for students and teachers alike. The inventory can be filtered by grade level, K-12, and subject: math, science, social studies, language arts/literature, arts, and foreign language. The lesson plans are not overly detailed and are standards-based. For all grade levels. 

New Mexico State University: College of Agriculture, Consumer & Science educational site

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The New Mexico State University: College of Agriculture, Consumer & Science created a page of games and interactive activities developed by Media Productions aimed to support learning math science, food safety and other food services, horse handling, and Chinese-language speakers. For all grade levels. 

Climate Wisconsin: Stories from a state of change

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Climate Wisconsin: Stories from a state of change is a research-based site posting climate change related stories in video clips and written forms along with teaching tips, maps of location of the story source, and additional resources, per story. The language and content are best suited for 4th grade and up.

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