Lesson Ideas

Are you looking for fun ways to cover scientific topics in your classroom? Check out our science lesson plans for teachers.


Meet-a-Scientist: Kaitlyn Varela

Meet a scientist! An interview with Kaitlyn Varela – a biochemistry scientist. Science lessons and inspiration from Science Journal for Kids.

Useful resources

How to use scientific articles in class?

A Teacher’s Testimonial: Seda Dawson is a 7th-grade science teacher at Westchester Academy for International Studies, Houston, TX. She shares how and why she uses Science Journal for Kids‘ resources in her classroom.

Distance learning

Online Simulator to Teach Students about Natural Disasters

A distance learning online lesson about natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires. It’s based on an educational online simulation game developed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction


Meet-a-scientist: Anne Draelos

Becoming a scientist – an interview with Anne Draelos – a postdoc at Duke University, who had fun with science since she was a kid!