Quarantine Ideas for Families - STEM

Quarantine Ideas for Families - STEM

American Museum of Natural History The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. The Museum encompasses 45 permanent exhibition halls, including the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium, as well as galleries for temporary exhibitions. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/american-museum-of-natural-history?hl=en

Children's Museum Indianapolis: Museum at Home. The world's largest children's museum offers quick virtual tours, engaging storytime videos, and cool science experiments. https://www.childrensmuseum.org/museum-at-home

MoMath - MoMath, the National Museum of Mathematics, is an award-winning museum that highlights the role of mathematics in illuminating the patterns and structures all around us. Its dynamic exhibits, galleries, and programs are designed to stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The Museum’s innovative exhibits will engage visitors of every age, from 1 to 100! https://momath.org/upcoming-events/

Boston Children's Museum There are daily updated activities, programs, and rich resources from our staff, partners and special guests. Learning resources: https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/learning-resources Virtual tour https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/museum-virtual-tour

MOSatHome Museum of Science, Boston. Includes a daily live stream,  webinars and more! https://www.mos.org/mos-at-home

LSC in the House  Liberty Science Center is the place where home scientists can conduct experiments, explore the world of LSC’s animals, find amazing movies to watch and get inspired about science and technology without ever leaving the living room. https://lsc.org/education/lsc-in-the-house

Oxford University History of Science Museum.Explore their fantastic exhibits and artifacts of some of the most important scientific discoveries in science history. The museum, ever ahead of the times, has been offering virtual tours since 1995, so you can trust the quality of it today. https://hsm.ox.ac.uk/past-exhibitions-and-displays

Tech for Tomorrow Virtual Field Trip. The Tech Interactive and Discovery Education have partnered to create Tech for Tomorrow to provide EVERY student a virtual pass to The Tech Interactive’s most exciting exhibits and encourage students in classrooms across the country to innovate for a better world. https://techfortomorrow.com/virtual-field-trip

How Science Powers Us AstraZeneca, Learning Undefeated, and Discovery Education have partnered to create Generation Health: How Science Powers Us, a hands-on, standards-aligned educational initiative that aims to engage students in learning about the science behind their own health through the lens of STEM. https://www.howsciencepowersus.com/education-resources/virtual-field-trip

The Nature Conservancy's Nature Lab: Virtual Field Trips Designed for grades 5-8 but customizable for all ages, virtual field trips allow students to travel the world and explore natural environments without leaving the classroom. Each virtual field trip contains a video, teacher guide, and student activities. https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/who-we-are/how-we-work/youth-engagement/nature-lab/virtual-field-trips/

UPM Forest Life UPM Forest Life is a virtual forest trip in Finnish forests. You will meet the species living in forests, see forestry professionals in their daily work, and get to know about multiple uses of forests. You can choose your own path, travel on it in your style and pace, and learn about different topics based on your interests. https://www.upmforestlife.com/articles/about-forest-life

Introduction to Scratch. Scratch is a programming language and an online community where children can program and share interactive media such as stories, games, and animation with people from all over the world. https://scratch.mit.edu/parents/