Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips

Learn how you can use a free online collection and tool called Content Clips to integrate digital resources into your instruction.

Interactive Activities for Understanding Earth’s Climate

This article highlights free interactive resources on the topics of water, the water cycle, and weather.

Teaching about Adaptations and Environments with ARKive

This article describes a freely available digital library, called ARKive, that includes photographs and videos of wildlife around the world. It also includes games and activities that teachers can use as part of their instruction.

Activities for Studying Tree Rings Online

This article highlights and describes three web-based activities that allow students to study tree rings and learn how tree rings are used to reconstruct past climates.

Video Clips about Collecting Climate Data

This article describes and links to four articles that can help elementary students learn how scientists collect data about Earth’s climate and weather.

Learning about Sustainable Communities with Recycle City

This article features the interactive web site Recycle City. Produced by the EPA, the site is designed to teach students about actions that create a sustainable community, including recycling, reducing waste, and using less energy.

Investigating Extreme Weather Events with Interactive Activities

This article highlights resources that can be used to supplement lessons on extreme weather, including games and video clips.