As schools expand their 1:1 programs, the need for high-quality, engaging digital content has never been more important. Due to licensing issues with Disney, Bill Nye the Science Guy videos are no longer available through INFOhio. INFOhio is committed to providing Ohio's educators with access to high-quality videos, eBooks, and interactives to meet the needs of all learners. Listed for each resource below are the most popular science topics from the Bill Nye the Science Guy video collection. If you used these videos in the classroom, try these six resources available through INFOhio to supplement your classroom with videos, eBooks, and interactives. Ohio educators, students, and caregivers can find many of these resources on infohio.org using the buttons to access the grade-level pages.
ScienceFlix offers more than 80 units of study on the topics of science, technology, engineering, and math. Students learn using a combination of digital text, images, videos, and hands-on activities. Educators will like that each unit includes lesson plans and quick formative assessments to monitor student learning. ScienceFlix offers integration with Google Classroom making it easy to share units with students. Educators can find ScienceFlix on the Grades 6-8 page or using Educator Tools. Watch Banish Boredom with Engaging STEM Units from ScienceFlix to learn how to navigate this resource.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from ScienceFlix.
Capstone Interactive eBooks is a library of more than 1000 unlimited use, interactive eBooks on the topics of science and social studies. The collection includes high-interest text designed to hook students and keep them tapping through each page. The platform includes read-aloud capabilities. Educators can search individual titles using Educator Tools and share them with students using the LMS/Direct Link. To support differentiation, each eBook title includes the Lexile level and Guided Reading Level (GRL). Students and educators can find this purchased collection of eBooks on the Grades K-5 and Grades 6-8 pages. Watch Through the Capstone Lens: Capture Science Content to learn more about this collection and how to use the platform.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from Capstone Interactive eBooks.
World Book eBooks offer more than 1500 eBook titles to support a variety of reading initiatives and content areas. Nonfiction titles support science, social studies, computer science, and mathematics. Fiction titles support reading and language arts classrooms while high-interest titles foster a love of reading. Students and educators have 24/7 unlimited, simultaneous access. Selected titles provide resources for educators, student activities, and educator lesson plans. Students and educators can find World Book eBooks on the Grades K-5 and Grades 6-8 pages. Educators can search individual titles in Educator Tools and share them with students using the LMS/Direct Link. Visit World Book Training and Support and select from a collection of tutorials to learn how to navigate the eBook platform.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from World Book eBooks.
Science Online is a collection of science, technology, engineering, and math resources. From the homepage, students and educators can browse by topic or search the collection using keywords. Educators will find videos, printable diagrams, hands-on experiments, and interactives to supplement their lessons. Educators can use the Google Classroom button to share resources or the record URL for learning management systems. Students and educators will find Science Online on the Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12 pages. Read the Science Online Educator's Guide and learn how to navigate this resource.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from Science Online
World Book Student is an online encyclopedia with access to eBooks, videos, interactives, primary sources, and articles. With an easy-to-use interface, students can independently search, navigate, and locate information in World Book Student. World Book Student includes a collection of graphic organizers, lesson plans, and webquests for educators. From the World Book Student homepage, students and educators can browse a collection of interactive learning games for math and science from Legends of Learning. Copy the URL from the browser to share games with students. Students and educators can find World Book Student on the Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12 pages. Learn how to navigate World Book Student with video tutorials from World Book Training and Support.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from World Book Student.
Educator Tools is a repository of high-quality instructional resources purchased, licensed, or developed by INFOhio to support Ohio's Learning Standards and instructional practices. The repository includes videos, eBooks, and interactives from INFOhio's licensed and purchased content. This premium content is available at no cost to Ohio's educators. From the homepage, educators can search the repository by content area, grade level, or keyword. Included in the repository is a collection of more than 1700 videos from Learn360. Educators can download, save to Google Drive, or share videos using the URL. These videos support topics in careers, science, social studies, and technology. Educators will find Educator Tools on infohio.org using the hamburger menu or on the Educators page. Share resources from Educator Tools with students using the LMS/Direct Link as illustrated in the image below.
If you liked the Bill Nye videos for the topics below, consider these alternatives from Educator Tools.
Search these six resources for more alternatives to supplement your science classroom with engaging, no-cost, unlimited access to high-quality digital resources to engage and motivate your students.
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