Learning at Home

The Asheville Museum of Science in North Carolina provides a daily newsletter with learning activities. More resources are also located on their YouTube channel.

AMOS Daily Activity Sign-up

AMOS YouTube Channel

 

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center provides information about black holes in the form of a whimsical guide for would-be fictional travelers who wish to visit these fascinating objects.

NASA guide to Black Hole Safety

NISE, the National Informal STEM Education Network, celebrates Earth Day by providing these free activities for students from pre-K to 12.

NISE Earth Day Activities

The National Informal STEM Education Network provides many educational activities, including this set focused on chemistry.

NISE Let's Do Chemistry Right

From the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, this is a page with activities grouped by grade level along with videos and links to other NASA resources.

Learning Space with NASA at Home

The Smithsonian Science Education Center has developed  STEM resources to support distance Learning needs for students in grades K-8. The site is designed for everyone—students, teachers, and caregivers. It includes standards-aligned educational games, simulations, videos, eBooks, and hands-on lessons that require simple materials found at home. Some resources require technology. Others can be printed out and used in low-tech environments.

Smithsonian Distance Learning

Other Free resources from the Smithsonian

Flynn Scientific offers video labs and activities to support science learning at home. The video labs include teacher guides. There are also some fee-based kits offered.

Flynn Scientific At Home Science Learning

Science from Scientists offers lessons and other resources created by trained scientists. Their homeschool workshops are inactive during the Covid pandemic, however families may wish to keep track of this resource for when it reopens.

Science from Scientists Homeschool Workshops

 

The NASA Glenn Student Essay Contest is open to homeschoolers and other students learning at home.

See the listing in At School for more information.

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