Landmark Websites for Teaching & Learning | AASL

The Landmark Websites are honored due to their exemplary histories of authoritative, dynamic content and curricular relevance. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover and provide a foundation to support 21st-century teaching and learning. Guidelines for School Library Programs: Instructional Partner “The SLMS….

Bring Science Home

With the help of our partners, Scientific American features a fun, new, science-related activity every Thursday that parents and their six- to 12-year-olds can do together. Adults will find easy-to-follow instructions and simple materials lists as well as additional background to help them explain the key concepts. We hope you enjoy, as science begins in….

Discover Engineering

Looking for a video that showcases engineering? A hands-on activity for your outreach event? A field trip idea? Use the filter below to get started. Source: Our Activities | DiscoverE Engineering..

Lemelson Center | Try

Get hands-on with the history and the process of invention! Try all sorts of ways to get creative! The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, located at the National Museum of American History, explores the role of invention and innovation in the United States, particularly its historical context, and how that history….

NASA for Students

NASA brings you images, videos and features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency. Get updates on missions, watch NASA TV, read blogs, view the latest discoveries, and more. Source: For Students | NASA..

NASA Kids Club

NASA’s education program strives to “inspire and motivate students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics” by supporting education in the Nation’s schools and to “engage the public in shaping and sharing the experience of exploration and discovery” by supporting informal education and public outreach efforts. Source: NASA Kids Club | NASA..

National Geographic Kids

Play games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts on the National Geographic Kids website. Nat Geo Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core…..

NOVA Education | PBS

NOVA revolves around a simple premise: the world of science is exciting! For NOVA viewers, science means adventure and exploration—because from ants to aliens, this weekly documentary series probes the far reaches of earth, sea and stars. NOVA proves that science is neither secret lore nor sacred ritual but rather, at its heart, a lifelong….

The Tinkering Studio

The Tinkering Studio is primarily an R&D laboratory on the floor of the Exploratorium, but whenever possible we try to share our projects, activities, and developing ideas following an “open source” model. Learn how you too can enjoy our activities in your kitchen, garage, classroom, and community. Source: projects | The Tinkering Studio..

Optics for Kids

Learn about the science of light and answer many common optics questions. Explore careers in optics, optical illusions and try fun optics activities. From the Optical Society of America. Source: Optics For Kids – The Optical Society: Exploring the Science of Light..

Physics 4 Kids! The web site that teaches the basics of physics to everyone! Source: Rader’s PHYSICS 4 KIDS.COM..

Your guide to physics on the web. is the place to be if you have a burning physics question, or if you just want to browse articles and interactive features about physics Source: | Home..

ZOOM activities | PBS

ZOOM is produced by WGBH Boston. Funding for ZOOM is provided by the National Science Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and public television viewers. Source: ZOOM . activities | PBS Kids..