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A bevy of science projects tailored to your kid's interests. Provides project ideas, guides, and help for kids studying all kinds of science at nearly any level.

Smithsonian Education Students Website Poster Image
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A treasure trove of resources for kids who are interested in all sorts of topics, such as history, science, and culture, with learning through games, articles, experiments, a searchable library, and more.

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Lively math and science site caters to various learning styles. Engaging multimedia lessons on math and science, ranging from basic algebra to scientific theory and evidence. High-quality videos, songs, and karaoke. From Scholastic.

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Kids practice math skills while playing fun, math-related games against friends, classmates, or other students from around the world. Each kid has a completely customized set of games, which adapt for a continual challenge.

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Kids help cute character Linka build bridges in fun multiplication game, using area models and number lines as she makes her way through the city of Mt. Multiplis.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.