Parents may seek out additional learning opportunities while their children are learning at home. Here are a few resources that you may like. Some of these sites may charge a fee for their services.
Suggestions from SPICE
- SPICE Science Newsletter
- SPICE Camp Application
- Holly’s Tips for Science at Home
- Khan Academy — This online portal house thousands of bite-sized lessons for all ages from Arithmetic to Zoology – completely free.
- Code.org — Don’t be intimidated by coding any more! Code.org has lessons for complete beginners through advanced coders in grades k-12.
- Codecademy — Targeted toward adult learners this site has free and low-cost lessons in coding, data science, and computer science.
- National Science Foundation Classroom Resources — A compilation of lessons and web resources arranged by subject area.
- National Science Teachers Association — 500+ lessons and games dating back to 2006.
- Science News and Science News for Students — The Society for Science and the Public has opened its repository of high-quality science news stories and associated curriculum up to everyone for free.
- The SciShows — This family of shows spawned from the mind of Hank Green features a wide variety of interesting science topics and news items.SciShow Kids
- Veritasium — Derek Muller puts his Ph.D. in Physics Education to good use sharing interesting and complex science in easily accessible short (and long) videos. His cheeky video on Climate Change is a classic.
- Physics Girl — Diana Cowern’s adventures with physical science, new discoveries, and fun experiments.
- Minute Physics — Tiny doses of physics explained in a clear and easy to understand format.
- Periodic Table of Videos — These old-school chemists out of the University of Nottingham REALLY love chemistry.
- Radiolab for Kids — Check out Radiolab from WNYC for thought-provoking journalism on science and much, MUCH more!