Note: Grade ranges are suggestions based on the average content of a site. Especially when dealing with biology, it is possible that not all content included on a website or YouTube channel is appropriate for our younger students.
The website of the United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration hosts a wealth of information about astronomy, space exploration, and manned space flight.
San Francisco’s Exploratorium is “a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception.” Their website includes informational text and video but also provides instructions for a large number of offline activities and experiments.
PhET Interactive Simulations
A collection of math and science simulations and games for topics stretching from area and perimeter up through calculus.
The Brain Scoop
This YouTube Channel from the Field Museum in Chicago highlights some of the quirky and amazing things from the museum’s collections. Host Emily Graslie also produces occasional Q&A videos, videos from the field, and episodes that explore the experience of being a woman in a STEM field.
“SciShow explores the unexpected. Seven days a week, Hank Green, Michael Aranda, and Olivia Gordon delve into the scientific subjects that defy our expectations and make us even more curious!”
“Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds. Whether conducting experiments, researching new questions, or talking with experts, there’s always something new to discover with SciShow Kids, no matter what your age!”
“Veritasium is a channel of science and engineering videos featuring experiments, expert interviews, cool demos, and discussions with the public about everything science.”