Have you heard of Pinterest? Yep, that's right,
it's another social network. But don't stop
Teachers and science educators are using Pinterest to share
teaching ideas, experiments and fun activities.
Pinterest lets you create pinboards of ideas and images by
"pinning" interesting articles from other websites and "re-pinning"
interesting things you see on Pinterest. You can follow people with
similar interests to you to create networks of relevant
Planet Science's pinboards
Pinterest is a very visual website so it's nice to look at, easy
to use and allows you to see quickly if something interests
How to use Pinterest in education
There are loads of creative ways to use Pinterest in education.
Check out this infographic.
People to follow on Pinterest
Planet Science -
Science in the news, videos, experiments, lesson ideas, science
jokes and "just for teachers" - there's something sciencey for
Snapshot Science -
Great lesson ideas and practicals from a full-time freelance
writer, editor of educational science resources and ex-secondary
EarthSky - Links to
science news articles and beautiful science pictures.
Science pinboard is full of interesting practical ideas and
images to spark discussion.
Science Class -
Teaching ideas, practical suggestions, links to educational
websites and general inspiration from a huge range of
-Interesting pictures to spark discussion about a range of science
Petridish - Beautiful
science pictures and inspirational science quotes
Resources - Teaching tips, practical ideas and even support
with job applications!