Whether you’re searching for STEM activities for the kids or just want to keep tabs on your favorite Academy creatures, we've curated an eclectic array of science-centric games, videos, and DIY projects to help you stay learning and engaged, wherever you are.
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This week: Learn about COVID-19 from our in-house experts during Thursday’s NightSchool.
Learn about the indigenous system of navigation and orientation at sea from Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai’i.
Tune in for live, weekly mini-classes with Academy experts! Next: A virtual tour of our Library—more than books.
Join us on 8/12 at 10 am PT for a livestream celebrating the launch of an all-new children's book about Claude!
Join us via Zoom for a grassroots, physically distant bioblitz on August 16 to document species in your area!
Now available for purchase: Downloadable workbooks with fun self-guided activities for 3rd-6th graders at home.
Watch: Our video collections are optimized for K-12, but binge-worthy for science-lovers of all ages.
Learn how astronomers use light to understand the composition of distant stars and planets.
Join our planetarium presenters on Facebook for interstellar insights and activities from the final frontier.
No planetarium? No problem. We've made some of our award-winning dome shows available to enjoy from home.
Learn: Turn your living room into a classroom—or science lab!—with STEM activities and resources.
Interact with experts, animals, collections, and exhibits over the internet to visit the Academy virtually.
We've picked some of our favorite K-12 resources that can be viewed by students or facilitated by parents.
Find science activities to focus your field trip or lessons to integrate into your yearly curriculum.
You already have everything you need to embark on a DIY science adventure! Includes activities for K-12.
Play: Brain need a break? De-stress with these digital delights. (Warning: You may still learn something.)
Take a peek at some of the oldest, rarest, and most amazing specimens in the Academy's research collections.
Add a splash of science to your video calls with over a dozen downloadable Academy-themed virtual backgrounds.
Zoom, spin, and glide around 3D scans of 700+ scientific specimens—including skulls, shells, and baskets.
This kid-friendly app makes citizen science simple and fun. Earn badges for your plant and animal observations!