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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in many children continuing their education from home. Here are some resources to help their continued growth in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Mystery Science

Solve fun, interactive science mysteries for kindergarten through fifth grade, or even ask your own question to be answered in a future lesson.

PBS Learning Media: Science

Explore Earth, space, life, and more through this collection of educational videos and resources.

FarmFood 360°

Enjoy Canadian farm and food tours using immersive 360° videos. View them with your mobile device, desktop computer, or even a virtual reality viewer.

Smithsonian Learning Lab

Discover the treasures of the Smithsonian with this interactive website.


Animals

San Diego Zoo Kids

Get to know the San Diego Zoo animals through videos, stories, crafts and games. Watch the live webcams to see what the animals are up to today!

National Aquarium 360° Tour

Take a virtual walk through the National Aquarium to find alligators, sea turtles and more.

National Aquarium Live Webcams

Spot a shark, ray, or clownfish as you watch livestreamed coral reefs. Then check out the themed coloring sheets and activities you can do at home.

How to Take a Virtual Field Trip

Parents and their children can try this virtual field trip activity for grades 3-5.


Space

Access Mars

Virtually roam across the surface of Mars using 360° images taken by NASA's Curiosity rover.

NASA Image of the Day Gallery

Every day, NASA posts a new, fascinating photo in their gallery. View today's image, and then browse the archives to see galaxies, astronauts, planets and spacecraft.


Fun Science Demonstrations

The Spangler Effect

Join Emmy award-winning host, Steve Spangler, in amazing science demonstrations and do-it-yourself experiments. Over 100 episodes make science fun.

COSI Connects

Every day the Center of Science and Industry posts hands-on science activities and fun videos for you to enjoy at home.

84 Easy Science Lessons for Home

Try these fun science activities from Michigan State University. The site even provides tips for parents who are new to teaching science.


Physics

Online Learning Fun with Physics

Maryville University provides a collection of engaging online resources about motion, heat and thermodynamics, light, electricity and magnetism, and gravity.


Engineering

PBS Learning Media: Engineering and Technology

Connect to engineering design practices and future careers through this collection of videos, projects and other resources.

Imagineering in a Box

Disney Imagineers show you how artists, designers and engineers work together to create theme parks. Design your own world, attractions and characters.


Computer Science

Blockly Games: Code with Google

Play games to learn computer programming. Children with no prior experience with programming can join the fun.

Khan Academy: Computing

Explore computer programming and computer science through videos and projects. Topics include animation, programming languages, cryptography, data analysis and more.

ABCYa: Typing

Play typing games for kids from PreK to 6th grade. Games are organized by subject, grade, and common core standards.


Math

PBS Learning Media: Mathematics

PBS provides more than 2,000 videos and resources to help kindergarteners through high schoolers understand math.

ABCYa: Math

Play educational math games for kids from PreK to 6th grade. Games are organized by subject, grade, and common core standards.