A variety of virtual field trips from different parts of the world, including famous landmarks, works of art, historic marvels, science adventures, and more! Recommended by Luke – age 9 and Ben – age 7!
The Stanford History Education Group provides classrooms with free materials. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features a set of primary documents based on students’ reading levels.
The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Its website offers a place where students can explore their curiosity and discover scientific concepts through videos, reading, educational games, and other activities. Students can explore the science of music and dance and the physics of baseball or try to crack the Mayan code. They can … Read More
Help your students to understand the debate surrounding the issue of climate change with the EPA’s current research, news stories, and multimedia resources that explore shifts in the earth’s climate. The agency even created a special site to help students of all ages track the effects of climate change and changing weather patterns around the world.
Smarthistory.org is a multimedia resource designed to replace the traditional art history textbook. Launched in 2005, Smarthistory began a partnership with the Khan Academy last year. The website offers more than 450 videos and 250 essays on art history, covering the ancient cultures to the Industrial Revolution to the modern age of Post-Colonialism. Explore contemporary topics such as feminist art, earth-conscious … Read More
Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. history content through free interactive games. The games are free and are funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Lucid for Education is a collaborative platform that makes classroom activities resemble the real world. Enable critical thinking, creativity and communication in your school. Trial accounts for in-classroom use are available for free.
Cool Math offers online math games for students ages 3 through 12 with basic math lessons.
Elementary Grades Science Videos (Free trial period, then subscription needed)
Engaging read-alouds from two actors, Ryan Lagod and Craig Tovey.