The mention of NASA may make us think of other planets, however the fact is that many NASA missions are satellites that are looking down on our planet and helping to study processes and track changes around the Earth.
The activities from the Nantucket Science Festival, hosted by the Maria Mitchell Association, are available online. These are at-home friendly activities covering a variety of topics.
The ECHO Leahy Center for lake Champlain in Burlington Vermont offers a page that links to a wide assortment of activities and videos, including citizen science opportunities.
MOS at Home comes from the Boston Museum of Science. They offer videos, podcasts, and activities as well as virtual exhibits.
Brookhaven National Laboratory provides a webpage of general activities as well as "Discover Brookhaven" challenges that award a certificate upon completion.
The Asheville Museum of Science in North Carolina provides a daily newsletter with learning activities. More resources are also located on their YouTube channel.
From the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, this is a page with activities grouped by grade level along with videos and links to other NASA resources.
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.
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.