Science Montana is a portal for Montana-related science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational resources. Discover materials ranging from lesson plans to videos in the core science areas of earth science, life science, physical science and space science.
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American Indian Resources
Complement your science activities with these multi-cultural lessons designed by American Indian teachers in conjunction with NTEN Elementary faculty. These lesson plans were designed through the NTEN Elementary grant funded by the National Science Foundation.
FEATURED RESOURCES in Core Science Areas
What is the difference between weather and...
Learn about the difference between weather and climate then study a climate classification map and and analyze the...
Insect Mouth Parts
This is a series of classroom activities that teach students about the diversity of structure within the insect world and how those structures affect...
Canoes and Buoyant Force
This lesson introduces the concept of buoyant force and how the shape and weight of objects can influence their ability to float. Students will use...
Finding Phases of the Moon
This is a lesson on lunar phases that teaches students about planetary movements and how the relative positions of the Sun, the Earth, and the Moon...
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This material is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant EPS-1101342. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
About Science Montana
Montana is singular in its connection to science. The state's rare natural resources such as Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, massive free-flowing river systems and large fossil beds represent unique ecosystems that draw interest from visitors, students and scientists from around the world. While much of the world holds a fascination with Montana’s natural resources, Montanans themselves are often unaware of the amazing research happening in their backyard, on their backyard.