Free Science Curriculum
The Life Science curriculum from Classic Science (www.eequalsmcq.com) is a free science curriculum for homeschool families to download, including student texts and teachers manuals. The curriculum is written for elementary students and includes 36 chapters, each including at least one experiment. Most experiments use things commonly found around the house.
MSNucleus offers a free science curriculum for elementary and secondary students. Student text books, electronic storybooks, slideshows and online activities are available on the website. Several areas of science are covered in each grade level and weekly lesson plans are included for all grades.
Guest Hollow Homeschool Resources offers free literature based science curricula that teaches about the human body. Three levels of instruction are provided, with weekly lesson plans. Each weekly plan includes literature and activity book suggestions as well as links to free online resources.
Try Engineering (http://www.tryengineering.org/lesson.php) provides over 80 downloadable lesson plans. Each lesson plan takes approximately 2 hours to complete and includes student text and hands on activities. Each lesson plan is suitable for ages 8-18 and provides activities for each age group.
Jason.org ( http://www.jason.org/public/whatis/start.aspx) offers a free online curriculum for middle and high school students. You must register as an educator to access the curriculum, which includes videos, games and digital labs. Parents will be able to create a virtual classroom, complete with assignments.
NASA offers a free curriculum called NASA-KLASS (Kennedy Launch Academy Simulation System). This free program includes the curriculum, assessments and a space shuttle simulation software. The program is appropriate for grades 6 through 12.