Field Trip Grants https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/grants/field-trip-grants National grant that gives a small amount to teachers who want to supplement or fund a field trip that their school does NOT cover costs for. Ex. I used the funds to take 30 girls to STEM field trip 2011. District policy does not allow gender specific field trips when you use their funds.
Pitsco Company in Pittsburg, KS provides a great variety of curriculum supplies for hands on learning. They also supply materials for use in the classroom. http://www.pitsco.com/ http://www.synergistic-consumables.com/store/
http://www.kaganonline.com/index.php Kagan Learning provides a variety of instructional strategies for teachers theat will benefit teachers in most subject areas. They have several apps available for Smart Type Devices also.
http://goenc.com This site was given to me by my University professor and now I have looked around it has great lessons that can be used. Actually covers k-12 lessons which is great as there is not much out there for elementary teachers.
Find your path through the Next Generation Science Standards with help from the Concord Consortium. Start in the center with a core idea. What do you teach? Add a scientific and engineering practice—or two! Add a crosscutting concept. You've created one path through the NGSS. Use the Concord Consortium resources available for that path below. http://concord.org/ngss/