From David | Buffalo, NY
A group of Master Teachers from across the New York state worked together over the past few weeks to put together materials for online science teaching. This collaboration blossomed into a comprehensive resource - Science Learning at Home - that teachers and parents will find useful. Although the primary audience is teachers, there were many suggestions that are great for parents looking for fun science activities to share with their children. The following lists some of my favorite variety of online and hands-on activities. This will be enough to keep your young scientist busy for a few weeks!
Aquarium of the Pacific: Online Academy
There are tons of age appropriate links to videos, such as virtual dissections and animal monitoring, career chats, fun activities, etc.
Open-and-go lessons that include short videos and discussion questions on numerous elementary science topics and aligned with Next Generation Science Standards.
Sharks 4 Kids Webinar
Interviews with Shark Scientists and Camera Crew; must download a free version of Zoom and register in advance.
Sea Smart Learning
Fun, hands-on games and activities to teach K-12 students about current issues impacting our oceans.
Science experiments, news, games, jokes and humor and resources.
Fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, activities, lesson plans, quizzes, videos, photos and science fair project ideas.
NSTA Daily Do
National Science Teacher Association offers daily hands on “sense-making activities” that engage students in relevant, authentic science learning. Lessons for teachers and parents. Includes access to interactive E-books on K-12 science topics.
National Geographic Kids Science Lab
Hands on science experiments, videos and articles for K-5 students to explore.
San Francisco Exploratorium
A collection of free "do at home" science activities for all ages.
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