Explore natural history from the comfort of your home! Our Museum@Home page will be updated regularly while the museum is closed.
Check out spring nature activities that you can do at home or on a walk in a local park or nature area.
From educational media to classroom activities, from a behind-the-scenes look at ideas we’re tinkering with to the vast riches of our Explore section, our teaching tools support educators and provide hundreds of ways to play and learn. For all ages, in both formal and informal learning settings, these essential tools spark curiosity, exploration, and understanding.
Let NASA bring the universe into your home.
Here’s a quick roundup of NOAA’s most popular educational resources to help you safely hunker down while learning about the ocean and atmosphere.
Science NetLinks is a premier K-12 science education resource produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. At Science NetLinks, you'll find teaching tools, interactives, podcasts, and hands-on activities, and all of it is free!
Collection of games, videos, and other education resources from National Geographic designed for kids.
A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History.
Keep learning in place and at your pace with science activities and topics you can access anytime.
WGVU and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more.
NOVA Education supports STEM education and engagement nationwide through the creation of resources from NOVA's broadcast and digital productions.
As most science and technology centers and museums are closed to the public temporarily, many are finding ways to continue to serve their communities by offering educational programming, resources and materials. Follow them on social media for a steady stream of ideas for exploring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
STEM & Literacy - Astronauts on Space Station read books and conduct science experiments for kids!
Explore the Captain Planet Foundation's recommended resources for learning at home! Filter by grade band, topic, and type of activity.
Need help while kids are at home with you? Check out our lessons, games, and videos to keep them engaged in science. Click on the link or thumbnail below to get things started.
We have lots of resources for you to explore: science 4 families, enquiring science 4 all, tinkering for learning and more.
Looking for inspiration, boredom-relief, or lesson plans to keep kids busy? Here are some PBS NATURE resources for children of all ages.
Range of free online eBook providers.
Explore our library of open education resources and join a network of Michigan educators who are dedicated to using high quality, openly-licensed educational resources.
CS Unplugged is a collection of free teaching material that teaches Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around.
The Daily DE features a grade-band appropriate learning activity for every day of the week. From digital interactives to virtual field trips to fun science experiments and more, these daily activities are great for keeping the learning going at home!
Popular science lessons for K-5.
A new fun math problem every day for you and your kids.
Explore learning ideas for dancers, artists, actors, musicians, and artistic technicians.
Amazing Space uses astronomical discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe. Explore a list of Space and science related resources.
LabXchange is a free science education platform created at Harvard University with support from the Amgen Foundation.
Choose from a variety of toolkits featuring information guides and activities about some of WWF’s priority species and conservation goals.
Educational activities to enjoy from home to learn about nature.
Explore our range of resources to help with teaching and learning at home and at school.
4-H Science Blast activities teach youth participants important science concepts.
Avoid going stir-crazy during self-quarantines with these simple family activities; they’re the perfect way to keep kids engaged through active participation as they learn about nature, and suggest ways we can lessen our environmental footprint at home and beyond.
Lots of space related resources.
Learn more about the science and life skills involved in animal and veterinary science through projects.
Since 2006 Fellows and K-12 Partnership Teachers have been creating lessons, many of them based on science taking place at KBS.
Activities to learn about biofuels and more.
From free curricula to all-inclusive kits, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has a wide variety of lessons and activities to captivate learners of all grade levels.
Learning Resources from the Science Museum Group.
On this page you'll find activities and ideas to occupy yourself and family at home, in your garden or local outdoor space.
Welcome to your hub for digital resources, educational tools, and interesting online curiosities of the Peabody Museum!
Your first stop for learning resources from USGS! We will be updating this weekly throughout the spring of 2020, so keep coming back.
Looking for space and science activities you can do with NASA at home? Here, you can find instructions for making things like rockets, Mars rovers and Moon landers out of materials you have at home – or with templates you can print out.
For kids of all ages, there is always something new to learn about science and technology. The Energy Department supports science education through educational online content, resources for parents and teachers, and more.
Madison Audubon's education team has developed a variety of active, engaging, and artistic activities and projects for students to learn about the environment, wildlife, and birds! Use any of these single lessons to get your students (or kids) excited about nature!
To support stay-at-home learning, I thought I’d post the lesson plans, presentations, and activities I’ve put together over the years as a guest scientist and environmental educator. Please feel free to download these resources if they’d be useful to your family in continuing your children’s education during this challenging time.
Encourage active learning and discovery outside of the classroom - discover hands-on activities using materials commonly found at home, and watch an engaging web series or videos from around the web, curated by subject.
Check out this list of virtual activities offered by children’s museums, which will be updated regularly!
Cranbrook Institute of Science has curated some useful learning resources, linked by topic on the right, that can be used to help augment the "home school" experience.
Anytime can be the right time to explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Explore our favorite experiments, engineering challenges and demonstrations with these fun hands-on STEM activities! Materials are easy to find, most activities take an hour or less, and the STEM learning is limitless.
These learning activities have been adapted from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix and are ready for student eLearning engagement.
Visit our Play At Home Catalog for a complete list of projects, crafts, experiments and more!
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