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Pancake Science

Work on some serious math and science lessons while making pancakes.

What It Is like to Be Autistic | Move to Include

Learn more about autism spectrum disorder through 26-year-old Tyler Leech’s story.

Five Senses

In this Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests will answer students’ questions about our five senses.

Do Leaves Breathe?

How similar are we to leaves? Create an environment to observe leaves breathing.

Things Explained: Personal Protective Equipment

In this episode of Things Explained, we talk with a Georgia nurse who is caring for coronavirus patients and examine why PPE is in such high demand during the global pandemic.

Can You Water Plants with Other Liquids?

Most seeds need warmth, light, and water to start growing. But what happens when you replace water with other types of liquids? Test them out using this experiment!

Social and Emotional Learning with Arthur

Use these Arthur resources to take action and improve your world!

Pollen in Spring

Why does everything turn yellow in spring? Try this activity to find out!

How Does a Soda Geyser Work?

Try it yourself with step by step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable handout.

What’s in an Owl Pellet?

See how our Science-U campers did it, then try it yourself with step-by-step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable handout.

Strategies of Women’s Suffrage

Learn about the groundbreaking strategies women used to give rise to the largest expansion of voting rights in American history.

Odd Squad Collection

Odd Squad agents use effective mathematical practices and critical mathematics concepts and skills to ultimately solve each case. In other words: Odd is the problem, math is the solution.

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

“Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings” follows 13 young people in a genetics and genealogy camp as they explore their family history and DNA ancestry with techniques never before used in an educational setting.

How Do You Drop an Egg Without Breaking It?

Try it yourself with step by step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable student handout.

Slavery and Freedom

This virtual journey explores the complexities of slavery and freedom in antebellum Savannah through the lens of the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

How Do You Drop an Egg Without Breaking It?

Try it yourself with step by step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable student handout.

The Big Sale Game

Solve unit rate problems to determine the best deal per ounce of grocery items.

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

You can encourage healthy eating by talking to your kids about nutrition, involving them in their food choices, and leading by example.

Does Backwash Really Happen?

Try it yourself with step-by-step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable student handout.

Woven Heart Baskets

Learn how to make these lovely baskets and fill them with sweets or greeting cards for Valentine’s Day!

Can You Transform a Regular Car into a Pullback Car?

Try it yourself with our step-by-step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable support materials.

Building a Snow Shelter

This DragonflyTV segment illustrates how snow and clouds affect air temperatures and serve as insulators against extreme cold and heat.

The Questioning Cube

Practice reading comprehension by asking questions about short stories and passages.

What Affects Blood Pressure?

Can different activities change blood pressure? Gather a group of friends and try it!

 Presidential Inauguration

This episode of Social Studies Shorts explores what happens on this exciting day and looks at interesting moments from past inaugurations.

History of Magnification

Understand the unpredictable way that innovation works, and explore the cascade of advancements in disease control and astronomy that 16th-century innovations in lens making prompted.

Square Bubbles

Is a bubble always round?

Bird Journal

Winter is a fun time to watch birds in your yard. Many feathered friends even enjoy the snow, and you can keep track of them with this journal.

STEM Careers Collection

Watch as some people in STEM careers profile their positions in STEM and what it entails.

Density Tower

Make colorful layers using liquids of varying densities, then experiment to see which items sink or float to each layer!

Spiced Oatmeal Muffins

This hearty and healthy snack will power your child’s daily adventures.

New Year’s Eve Origami Popper

To close out the year and welcome a new one, celebrate with some paper poppers! And learn how to say “Happy New Year” in different languages.

Mission: Materials Science

The Penn State Center for Nanoscale Science is developing a new interactive website with informal educational content to explore how materials have unexpected behaviors that lead to new, innovative technologies.

Kindness Campaign

Watch and listen to these inspiring one of a kind kindness stories. Then download the Kindness Bingo cards to spread kindness in your community!

The Detective’s Notebook Game

You get to be a detective! Sort through clues in a story to predict what will happen next.

Pattern Power

Practice creating and replicating patterns—an important math skill—with this simple activity.

Energy Carousel

Make your own carousel toy while exploring some basic energy concepts.

All About Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, but anyone can find meaning in the holiday. Check out the origins of the tradition, and how it is observed today.

Thankful Tree

Celebrate the beauty of fall by creating a festive centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table!

Reaction Time

Who in your family has the quickest reaction time? Thanksgiving is the perfect time to experiment with different family members!

Pancake Science

Work on some serious math and science lessons while making pancakes.

Who are the Northern Arapaho?

In this video and accompanying lesson plans, students will learn how the Northern Arapaho came to Wyoming, what are the Arapaho values, and why were Arapaho tribal names changed?

Do leaves breathe?

In this experiment, create an environment where you can see this carbon dioxide/oxygen exchange happening in leaves!

Create a Kindness Tree

Kindness can grow! Create a Kindness Tree in your house to watch your kind acts multiply.

Energy Carousel

Make your own carousel toy while exploring some basic energy concepts.

Arthur and Francine Go to War

Watch this Arthur episode to learn about the complexities of the voting process. 

Bouncing Egg

Turn a regular egg into a bouncing egg.

How to Use Children’s Books to Talk About Race and Racism

Picture books help create a safe place to start when talking to children about race and racism. Use this list of suggested books to start your conversation.

Foam Fountain

Create a fantastic foaming fountain with a few household ingredients!

Build it From Nature

The natural world serves as inspiration for human inventions, such as scuba fins, the Bullet Train, and VELCRO. Use this worksheet to learn more examples, and then search for more in your neighborhood.