decorative cell spiralWelcome to GalaxyGoo!

GalaxyGoo is science, art, and discovery. Our primary mission is to increase science literacy. The resources we develop are free to teachers, students, and the general public.

We bring together scientists, teachers, programmers, web developers, artists, and writers to collaborate on the development of educational software and curriculum materials.

Nicotine periodic table of elements sine curve visualization tool

decorative cell spiralOur current focus is on our Cell Project.

Students build 3D models of cells from colorful clay, from the inside out, organelle by organelle. They let the model dry, slice it open, and examine the cross sections.

The activity is meant to encourage spatial-functional thinking and hands-on learning while using terms in discussions, instead of simply memorizing vocabulary outside of experiential context.

Featured Project: The Cell Project