STEM PROJECTs!!

Check out these apps.


Parents, are you looking for fun, educational, science based activities?  Check out the apps, websites, podcasts and shows below.

Have you heard of Scratch (ages 8-16) or Scratch Jr. (ages 5-7)?   These are apps where your child can program their own interactive stories, games and animations.  Get more information at:  https://scratch.mit.edu/about
 
 The nonprofit Code.Org has free computer science classes and activities for students from kindergarten through high school.
 
The Children's Museum of Houston's classroom-at-home activities and the "O Wow Moment of the Day" weekdays on Facebook live at 9:15 a.m. EST.   https://www.cmhouston.org/events/o-wow-moment-of-the-day

Visit The Children's Museum of Indianapolis website for many wonderful on-line activities:
https://www.childrensmuseum.org/.

The American Museum of Natural History in New York has virtual field trips including tours of outer space and their butterfly conservatory.  www.amnh.org

The Naturall History Museum of Los Angeles County has a new online exhibit "Spiky, Hairy, Shiny:  Insects of LA" or you can explore other incredible animal videos.  www.nhm.org

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum for all things related to space.   https://www.intrepidmuseum.org

Science Podcasts for Children:
Tumble
The Show About Science
Brains On!
Wow in the World, NPR

Science YouTube Channels for Children:
NASA Channel
TheDadLab (young kids)
Physics Girl (ages 8 and up)
SciShow Kids (aimed at younger children)
National Geographic's Cool Science Experiments