National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

Year started: 2000
Audience(s): STEM learning at all levels: K12, higher ed, lifelong learning
Who Started It: National Science Foundation
# Members: N/A
The NSDL community is a wide-ranging collaborative network of users, contributors, and providers of Open Education Resources (OER). provides free access to high quality online resources for teaching and learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at all education levels. We help teachers, students, and the general public find and use great online resources, tools, and services.

Special features:

- NSDL Common Core Math and ELA collections
- NSDL Science Literacy Maps
- Try out NSDL's standards browser: go to, hover over the Standards tab in the top banner, and select from the dropdown menu.
- Available standards include Common Core Math, Common Core ELA, Principles for Mathematics, AAAS Benchmarks, National Science Education Standards, Geography for Life, and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

As NSDL's collection providers incorporate alignments to NGSS standards in the resources they provide to NSDL, the Standards Browse and the Science Literacy Maps will include more and more aligned resources. To learn more, complete the ContactUs form on
Added on Nov 8, 2013
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