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Ask Dr. Universe-Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more. Dr. Universe also has several videos that explain things like why the ocean is salty and why feet smell. Kids can also explore topics that other students have asked questions about.

 

BBC History for Kids-Games about ancient, world, and US history that help students learn facts about historical topics.

 

Ben’s Guide to the US Government-This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. It even has a glossary of all the terms that kids need to understand how our government works.

 

Climate Kids-This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. It also explains how connected different aspects of the earth’s climate are by showing the impact that one has on all the others. In addition to games, activities, and videos, your child can learn more about green careers

too.

 

Code.org 

 

Kids Discover

 

Mystery Science-Free K-5 digital lessons with optional hands-on activities. No log-in required!

 

NASA Kids Club-At some point, what’s happening here on Earth just isn’t enough to keep kids interested. When it comes to outer space, NASA’s got you covered with the NASA Kids’ Club. In the Kids’ Club, your future astronauts can take on missions that will teach them first-hand what it’s like to be in space.

 

National Geographic-Here kids can read articles and watch videos, play games, and learn about animals and countries.
 
Peep and the Big Wide-Primary students. World-Based on the animated TV series, this site combines a comprehensive science curriculum with distinct visuals, intriguing plotlines, and familiar characters. After each episode, your child can see kids just like them experiment with these science concepts!
 
PhD Science-- 3rd-5th grade. Great Minds will share free, daily recorded lessons in Grades 3–5 of PhD Science®.  The lessons will be delivered by their teachers and will be viewable on any device.
 
The Kid Should See This-Smart videos for curious minds of all ages.
 

Edhesive- For Middle School students and older. Amazon Future Engineer is offering free online computer science classes for any student or teacher affected by school closures due to COVID-19 in the US.

 

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Kids

 

Ball Aerospace- STEM