Two girls examining hands-on science materials

Science Blogs and Articles

Browse blogs and articles by science teachers who specialize in teaching students with visual impairments.

These blog posts and articles supplement our ideas for getting started and our teaching tips.


Art and Drawing


Building Concepts


General Science Activities


Scientific Method


Student Projects

Tactile Graphics and Tactile Skills

Adapting Warm-Up Activities in Science for Students with Visual Impairment

Analyzing Bar and Pie Graphs

Building with Legos Using Accessible Instructions

Determining Speed of Trevor Thomas, a Hiker Who Is Blind

Drama in Science Class?

Encouraging Independent Living Skills in the Science Lab

The Heart of a Young Scientist: Inspiration from an Entrepreneur

Magnification of Scientific Specimens for Students with Low Vision

Reading for All Students: Finding the Right Text for Differentiated Instruction

The Science Fair Is for Everyone!

Student with Visual Impairments Discusses Space Camp

Supporting English Language Arts Skills in Science

Table of Contents Activity

Teaching Science Using an Active Learning Approach

Using Humor in Science Instruction for Students with Visual Impairment

Using the PenFriend for Science Instruction

Volunteer Assistance with Science Projects

Who Are the Scientists with a Visual Impairment?

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PIAF machine: A "P" alphabet braille page (pig with braille and print letter P) being entered into a PIAF machine.

Creating Tactile Graphic Images Part 3: Tips for Embossing

SkippyNums app logo (jump rope and text, "SkippyNums"

Field test SkippyNums: an accessible skip counting app

Tech Tea Time logo and text, "Document Accessibility - Math"

MathType, JAWS, and BrailleNote Touch