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K - 12 Education

Featured Children's Literature About Science

Locating Science Journals

To see if a journal is available in print in the Library's collection, please use the Eagle Search and select Journal Title to focus your search results.  Results will display both online, print and microfilm journal titles.

Science journals (most of them) are in electronic format and available 24/7. To see if a journal is available electronically, go to the Journals page. 

Science Education Journals Available at FGCU

Web Resources

NSTA Daily Do Lesson Plans - NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) provides free science lessons daily throughout the Pandemic.

STEM/STEAM Resources

Locating School Textbooks and Children's Literature

Search for books in Eagle Search via the following search terms. Select the link below to view items in Eagle Search. 

Locating Books

Science books can be found on the 2nd floor of Library East. Use the Eagle Search to search for specific topics or books, or browse the shelves at the following call numbers:

  • QA Mathematics & Computers
  • QB Astronomy
  • QC Physics
  • QD Chemistry
  • QE Geology
  • QH Natural History & General Biology
  • QK Botany
  • QL Zoology
  • QR Microbiololgy

Try these searches to locate books and resources in the FGCU Catalog.

FGCU Books and Resources for K-12

Science News

Why Files: The Science Behind the News " explores science in the news and provides numerous resources and activity pages for teachers.

Florida Resources

CPALMS -- toolkits for educators that are organized by grade level.  Contains interactive tools that helps educators effectively implement teaching standards. 

Florida Association of Science Teachers  Contains numerous science resources including the Florida Panther and Mote Marine Laboratory. 

FGCU's Whitaker Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education "The Center provides programming to public and private K-12 schools in their efforts to bring forth reform related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education."