Teaching Science to English Learners

EL-Specific Resources for Science Teaching and Learning

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

¡Colorín colorado! Science Instruction for ELLs
List of articles, videos, and books curated by the well-known bilingual site, ¡Colorín colorado!.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Best Lists of the Week: Science
Super teacher of English learners Larry Ferlazzo’s lists of science-teaching resources that are especially useful for English learners.

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

Resources for Teaching Science to ELs Created by ELAN Members
Different professional development activities and materials are posted here to guide pre- and in-service science teachers to make instruction and assessment accessible to English learners.