Courses in the STEM fields often present their own challenges for virtual instruction. Here are some sites that might get you thinking about practical and powerful ways to ensure student learning. 

Data sets and activities for teaching Environmental Science

Developed by the Data Incubator Group.

How to rethink the lab for an online environment

This piece breaks down the traditional lab course to achieve key goals.

Neuroscience in the Time of Corona

A crowdsourced page full of excellent ideas.

Remotely Hands-On

Teaching lab science and the fine arts during COVID.

Open Educational Resources: Simulations and Virtual Labs

A rich resource developed by the Colorado School of the Mines.

Twenty-One Teaching Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Equity

Though not geared explicitly toward virtual instruction, this article is filled with useful techniques, particularly for faculty in the sciences.

Virtual Labs Biology Collection

From the National Science Teaching Association.

Virtual Labs in Physics

From Boston University.

A list of additional online resources for the sciences, assembled by Kim Frederick, of Skidmore College. Some are free, some are not, but they’re all worth a glance.

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