Science Songs: A list for educators.

 Science Song & App List
​ ​Media to Help Science Educators Engage Students

from Science Prof Online


Here are links to songs and other types of electronic media that relate to different areas of science. If you are interested in purchasing that song, video, album or app from iTunes, just click on the "iTunes" button next to it.
Music and iResources that Relate to Science
​Page last updated 9/2013
Virtual Microbiology

You have free access to a large collection of materials used in a college-level introductory microbiology course. The Virtual Microbiology Classroom provides a wide range of free educational resources including PowerPoint Lectures, Study Guides, Review Questions and Practice Test Questions.
Prokaryotic Cell, Mariana Ruiz

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SCIENCE (General)

  • Here Comes Science (album songs + video) - They Might Be Giants

  • Here Comes Science (single + video) - They Might Be Giants​

  • Sound of Science - song by Beastie Boys

  • Science Glossary - free science reference app

  • Wolfram Alpha - search engine geared towards science & math

  • PloS Reader - free app to read latest science articles on your iPad

  • PubMed On Tap Lite - free app for searching & reading scientific articles

  • Skeptical Science - free app you can use to find scientific data to support your argument. For example, someone tells you that global warming isn't happening? Use this app to quickly find the data that refutes their claim.

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  • Biology 101 TextVook app (Fun general bio animated textbook.) 


  • Cells - music video by They Might Be Giants

  • Cell Biology 101 TextVook app (Fun animated textbook.)

  • 3-D Cell app - touch to rotate cell and zoom in on cell structures


  • Grease (Is the Word) - song by Frankie Valli


  • Germs - song by Weird Al Yankovic

  • Microbiology 101 TextVook (Fun animated textbook.)

  • Basic Microbiology Lab Techniques by TouchApp

  • Microbiology Pronunciations from HippoSoft LLC


  • E=MC2 - song by Big Audio Dynamite

  • Roy G Biv - music video by They Might Be Giants

  • Gravity - music video by Schoolhouse Rock

Virtual Cell Biology

You have free access to a large collection of materials used in a college-level introductory Cell Biology Course. The Virtual Cell Biology Classroom provides a wide range of free educational resources including Power Point Lectures, Study Guides, Review Questions and Practice Test Questions.
Endomembrane System of a Eukaryotic Cell, Mariana Ruiz
Science Test Questions

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Science PowerPoints

Science Prof Online offers free PowerPoint Lectures on a variety of science topics.

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You have access to a large collection of free science teaching materials used in high school and college-level introductory science courses. The SPO Instructors Corner has resources for teaching general science, anatomy & physiology, chemistry, cell biology genetics, immunology and microbiology.
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  • The Element Song - Tom Lehrer
                               > sung by Tom Lehrer
                               > sung by Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)

  • Sugar - sung by Katharine Whalen

  • Chemistry 101 TextVook (Fun animated textbook.)

  • The Elements: A Visual Exploration (Cool, interactive periodic table app.)

  • Periodic Table of Elements (Simple​ iPad app of periodic table)

  • 3-D Molecule Viewer and Editor Lite


  • Bio Rad GTCA Song musical advertisement for SsoFast™. Also useful teaching enzymes.

                      > performed by the James Brown Tribute Tour
                      > performed by James Brown

In the live science classes we teach, relevant songs are sometimes played before of after class. Then the students are asked about how the song relates to the material we are covering.  

If you know of other songs or apps that should be added to this list, contact us!

Photographic guides to differential stains 
now available!
1. Gram
2. Acid-fast
3. Endopsore

Monsters Inside Me TV Show on Parasitism from Animal Planet

Monsters Inside Me
TV show, from Animal Planet, presenting case studies of  people with parasitic infections. So interesting, you'll learn about parasitism without even trying!
Check out our FREE 
Monsters Inside Me 
Homework Assignments
 Part 1 & Part 2!

Our Favorite New Microbio APP!
 Cool infectious disease game:
Plague Inc.  
Do you have what it takes to be a successful pathogen?
The VMC offers homework assignments based on two fascinating Radiolab podcasts. 

To hear the podcasts, click on the one you want: 
 "Patient Zero" or "Parasites".

Here are links to the homework assignments that go with the podcasts:
Patient 0 Homework document
Parasites Homework document

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