Additional Resources

Science Never Stops

Study sharks, learn from astronauts, explore a national park, and more! Hundreds of interactive science resources and sites have been created so you can keep learning from wherever you are. Here are some of our favorite things to do and see.

  • NASA's Space Place offers fun ways to explore our earth, the solar system and more through games and projects. 
  • Story Time from Space with astronaut Anne McClain, who reads "Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader" from the International Space Station.
  • The FabLab with Crazy Aunt Lindsay has daily science activities, puzzles, stories, and more.
  • Autodesk's TinkerCad is a free, web-based CAD software that lets you design whatever you can imagine in 3D.
  • Pacific Science Center sparks curiosity at home with hands-on STEM activities for learners of all ages. 
  • Association of Science and Technology Centers has a detailed list of science center websites with educational content.
  • Mystery Science offers completely digital mini-lessons and full activity-based lessons for grades K–5.
  • Exploratorium has engaging videos and activities related to timely topics for your virtual classroom or learning together at home.
  • Wide Open School has activities from organizations like PBS, Scholastic, Khan Academy, National Geographic and more for educators and families to enjoy with PreK–12 students. 
  • Portland Urban Coyote Project tracks coyote sightings in Portland using reported data from citizens, with interesting data, photos, and videos to explore.
  • Amazing Educational Resources has a spreadsheet of companies and websites with virtual tours, books, games, activities, and more.
  • PBS Kids helps find ways to play by offering different games for ages 2–8. 
  • Ologies provides unusual podcast stories about complex topics, including virology, vexillology and more.
Natural World
  • NPS/Google offers guided virtual tours of five National Parks via Google. 
  • Meet the Ocean podcast: Hear stories about the ocean and encounters with marine animals as told by scientists, explorers, and others.


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