This list was updated on August 26, 2020.
Participate in citizen/crowdsourced science activities that are perfect for adults and older teens.
Kids can read Ranger Rick magazine digital editions free for the next few months. Also explore crafts and fun activities on their website for free through June.
Explore the natural world with science activities for young learners from National Geographic Kids.
Learn about space through ebooks, games, and activities with NASA and Access Mars (NASA & Google).
Explore weather at National Weather Service.
Explore hands-on science projects at Science Buddies and Exploratorium.
Find Science Lessons and Tools for K-12 at ScienceNetLinks.
Coding Tools & Resources for Kids from the University of Texas Boot Camps
Explore geography, science, and mapmaking with National Geographic.
Use World Atlas to find out information about the world.
Aquariums and Zoos
Tune in on weekdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. CST, for live Virtual Visits on the Sedgwick County Zoo Facebook page where they bring the Zoo to you with educational tidbits from our keepers and behind the scenes looks at some of your favorite animals.
Enjoy livestreams and educational content from aquariums and zoos across the world:
Cincinnati Zoo (YouTube link)
Explore.org Live Nature Cams
Monterey Bay Aquarium
National Marine Sanctuaries
New England Aquarium
San Diego Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoo
Fun STEAM challenges and games from PBS Kids Design Squad.
Students of all ages can learn to code for free with fun games and activities.
Daily demos, activities & shows from Wichita’s Exploration Place on YouTube.
Free publications and lessons from the Math Learning Center for all grades.
Free math videos, interactive lessons, and more for all grades from PBS Kids.
Free math printables and online math games for students in preschool through 5th grade.
Get free math help with algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry, and statistics.
Have fun with free printables and activities from some of your favorite books from Brightly.
Discover new books with Booklist and Book Links, whose content is freely available until further notice.
Read free ebooks and eaudiobooks from APL with the Sunflower eLibrary.
Take virtual tours of libraries around the world.
Free audiobooks perfect for readers aged 0-18. Enjoy books for the littlest listeners, tween and teen audiobooks, classics, and fairytales from Audible.
Older learners will enjoy this video library of non-fiction author interviews and presentations via CSPAN.
Arts and Culture
Free online guitar lessons for three months from Fender. No credit card required.
Visit famous museums and galleries for a virtual tour.
Learn history, art, culture, and the sciences with help from Smithsonian Lab.
Lunch doodles with Mo Willems, the author of the Elephant & Piggy books. Everyday at noon on YouTube.
Virtually explore US National Parks:
Bryce Canon National Park
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Dry Tortugas National Park
Hawaii Volcano National Parks
Kenai Fjords National Park
National Park Service
Yellowstone National Park
Yosemite National Park
Grand Canyon National Park
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