Facing History and Ourselves: Presents entire lesson units for students to explore independently or with a parent or caregiver. A wide range of timely historical and current topics appeal to a wide audience.
Smithsonian Tween Tribune: Interesting lessons and videos that range in topics from emailing trees to why we love junk food.
Games for Change: Single and mutli-player games focus on global topics such as social or economic issues. Players or parents/caregivers can filter games by age.
DoSomething.org: A platform to educate about social causes, by youth and for youth.
Geoguessr: Explore the world through maps, games and more. Users can explore by creating a free account that offers limited games per day. Parents/caregivers or educators can easily incorporate this interactive site into lessons.
Spaceteam ESL: Free app for iOS and Android. Interested in having fun while learning English? This single or multi-player game with retro gaming graphics allows users to practice English while traveling through space and time.
App Inventor: Have an idea for a killer new app? Learn to build it on App Inventor.
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Are you an artist? Travel to New York City virtually to explore more than 2 million works of art from one of the largest art museums in the world.
Center for Gaming Science, University of Washington: Create, explore, and play games that focus on global issues that impact humanity. Users will put their gaming skills, cognitive abilities, and intelligence to the test.
Code.org Grades 6-12: Learn to code through games, apps, and more.
Paper City—Made by Joel: This site offers several paper toy crafts to encourage imagination and play. The main site offers crafts beyond paper.
Amazing Space: Explore space-related concepts and learn fun facts. Easy to navigate for independent learners.
NASA STEM Engagement: Explore science from home. NASA STEM @ Home can be filtered by grade level. Features videos, lessons, games, and more.
OK GO Sandbox: Explore music videos inspired by STEM concepts and design challenges. Features resources for students and parents. Filter lessons by grade range.
Wonderville: Explore STEM concepts in this digital landscape designed to make learning interesting and exciting. Students, parents/caregivers, and educators can register for a free account to this blended learning platform.
Carnegie STEM girls: STEM games, activities, resources, and more for girls looking to explore STEM concepts.
Cells ALIVE! Thirty years of videos exploring living cells and organisms. Learn about cell biology, microbiology, genetics, and more. Includes worksheets, vocabulary, and lesson quizzes for the independent learning or co-learning experience.
MathTV: Need a little help with math? Check out these math tutorials. Users can select the math topic.
Twelve a Dozen: Free app for iOS. A highly engaging and interactive app challenges users to use their math skills to help Twelve and her family. Each level increases in difficulty and if successful the user secures a new power for Twelve.