Arizona Science Center and #SariOnScience are providing resources for Science at Home, bringing science to life at home. From crafts to experiments, they are striving to be a resource for fun science activities that spark curiosity and motivate learning. Materials are easy to find, most activities take an hour or less, and the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning is limitless.
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery offers virtual programming throughout the day and releases a daily do-it-yourself science activity, with easy to get materials, step-by-step instructions, and a basic science explanation for families to download.
Boston Children’s Museum is sharing Beyond the Chalkboard website with hundreds of free activities designed for after-school settings.
Brookhaven National Laboratory’ Science Learning Center has compiled a number of science at home activities at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.
California Academy of Sciences has Academy @ Home, with live webcams that let you virtually frolic with the penguins, plunge into the Philippine Coral Reef, or marvel at the stormy Farallon Islands from afar; watch videos highlighting the latest discoveries and scientific breakthroughs; explore Flipside Science, an upbeat, engaging video series hosted by youth volunteers; try engaging, STEM-friendly activities; and much more.
Center of Science and Industry has developed COSI Connects, a “digital doorway” for fun at-home science discovery and learning. Every day, they will post “fresh, exciting and engaging science through COSI videos and hands-on science you can try with your family at home.”
Children’s Creativity Museum explains how to build a Creativity Toolbox that will fuel hours of creative expression, innovation, and critical thinking.
Coca-Cola Space Science Center is utilizing Meteor Moments to share articles, fun DIY videos and recordings of virtual events.
Connecticut Science Center has developed a menu of online Science at Home offerings with new features posted every day. These include Science at Play 3-minute DIY videos, #MuseumFromHome, Movie Monday, Facebook LIVE events, and Field Trip Friday.
The DoSeum has compiled a number of interactive experiences under Do It At Home, including DIY activities, storytimes, and questions from kids.
Exploration Place is offering Stay at Home STEM including three different online experiences per day, Monday–Friday, TikTok, and a mix of prerecorded and live videos.
Go Science Girls complied a list of incredible STEM resources and activities in the Ultimate STEM Guide.
Great Lakes Science Center is supporting families and educators with a new web-based series of STEM curriculum and programming. Every weekday, the science center will post new content to its YouTube channel, including experiments that can bed done at home, exclusive content filmed at the science center, quizzes, games, and more.
IMAG History & Science Center launched IMAG at Home, a daily schedule of science demonstrations, interviews, and fun, including a 9:00 p.m. show for adults only, “Beers and Gears.”
Kentucky Science Center is sharing Do Science at Home moments every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with more than 30 videos published to date.
Museum of Discovery and its outreach program, The Discovery Network, are offering a series of activities called “At Home Discoveries” that can easily be recreated at home.
Museum of Discovery and Science has developed the MODS Challenge, a multi-week curriculum for students from preK to grade 12 to solve real-world problems through STEM and project-based learning.
National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is offering online sessions and events for children and adults of all ages, including MoMath Mini Camps.
National Radio Astronomy Observatory is inviting the community to make a virtual outing to their Very Large Array telescopes, including a live webcam, an online video tour, and interactives to make your own multiwavelength images and radio astronomy array.
New York Hall of Science is offering a collection of free at-home resources including games, activities, experiments, and projects which encourage open-ended exploration, imaginative learning, personal relevance, deep engagement and delight for all age ranges.
Oakland Museum of California has developed OMCA at Home, including virtual tours and the opportunity learn at home. They’ve also moved their Friday Nights at OMCA program online, with mixes from favorite DJs and the invitation to share your Cupid Shuffle from home; among those accepting the challenge was the Oakland Ballet Company!
Orlando Science Center has developed OSC At Home, a collection of resources and activities for engagement and education while at home. This includes videos, try this at home, and resources from a range of partners.
Pacific Science Center created an Understanding COVID-19 page, with resources for understanding the disease and a March 24 livestream event with experts, and the institution also has Curiosity at Home, a collection of activity-related videos.
PBS SoCal | KCET has partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District and other California PBS stations to offer broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum to provide continued at-home learning.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum moved from an eight-week in-person sustainability leadership training course with community partners (Chicago Conservation Corps) to short weekly webinars with the same community partners to reach a wider audience until they can start up trainings again. The museum also started a new email series, dedicated to a day’s worth of nature and science facts, activities, guiding questions to ask kids, and more.
The Tech Interactive has compiled a variety of “at home” resources that are accessible to a wide range of educators and parents alike.