Teaching Science to English Learners

EL-Specific Resources for Science Teaching and Learning

American Museum of National History English Learner Resources
Science Literacy Program for English Learners, with descriptions of visual support for ELs’ science learning

Stanford Understanding Language–Science
PDF article and video on Language Demands of Next Generation Science Standards

General Resources for Science Teaching and Learning

Discovery Education Free Teacher Resources
K-12 lesson plans and other resources for teaching science

NASA Resources for Educators
Extensive science education resources for K-12 teachers

NASA Resources for Students
Science Cast Videos, NASA Television, and NASA apps for K-12 students

National Science Foundation Classroom Resources
Lesson plans and resources on science fields and topics

PBS Learning Media
Sign up to access multiple resources from PBS shows on science

SUMMIT Lesson Plan Database
Lesson plans by grade level and Science subject areas