Learning at Home

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.

Nantucket Science Festival Activities

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.

ECHO-st-Home Learning

MOS at Home comes from the Boston Museum of Science. They offer videos, podcasts, and activities as well as virtual exhibits.

Boston MOS at Home

Brookhaven National Laboratory provides a webpage of general activities as well as "Discover Brookhaven" challenges that award a certificate upon completion.

Brookhaven Labs Science 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

 

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

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

 

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