Online Learning

Help us keep students engaged in a changing time…

We are committed to providing meaningful online science education even as school formats are changing.  Our generous donors like you help us keep these programs free. 

 Online Learning Options

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Digital Science Lessons

Free interactive digital and video science projects.

Lunch With a Scientist

Meet a scientist every Tuesday at 11 a.m. PST on Facebook Live

Intensive Online Programs

Digital Science Camps and Research Programs

Online School Programs

Scientist-lead projects for science classes. 

Digital Science Lessons and Programs:

These lessons are designed to have students interact with content, ask questions, and practice critical thinking skills.

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NGSS aligned digital lessons and curriculum:

Check out our simple NGSS activities and project videos in our library, or browse our in-depths NGSS curriculum packages on our teacher resources page.

Interactive science challenge videos:

Fun activities students can easily do at home or in class with just a few supplies. Find the videos in our library.

Lunch With A Scientist:

A 1-hour talk with Q&A by a professional scientist every Tuesday at 11 a.m. PST. View live or watch the archives. Each talk contains a comprehension worksheet as well.

Digital School programs: 

We teach hands on research projects to your students virtually. Learn more about our online school programs here.

Free digital science lessons and more:

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Digital science lessons and activities:

Browse our library full of resources, from short how-to videos to in-depth science projects.

Lunch With A Scientist: 

Every Tuesday we livestream a science talk by a professional scientist. If you can’t make it, the talks are also stored in our library.

Online research program: 

This program allows students to design their own hands-on research project paired with a professional scientist. You’ll emerge with a research paper ready to submit for publication, and a great experience to add to a college application.

Check out our recent lessons:

Lunch With A Scientist: Cassandra Hui on Genetics and the Circadian Rhythm

Cassandra Hui talks about studying the circadian rhythm in the context of a genetic study on fruit flies.

Lunch With A Scientist: Tanner Dulay on the Evolution of Salamanders

Tanner Dulay, PhD student at UCLA, speaks on the evolution of California salamanders.

Lunch With A Scientist: Nate Olson, PhD on advances in DNA sequencing

Nate Olson, PhD speaks on bioinformatics, which use computer science and biology techniques for DNA sequencing.

Lunch With A Scientist: Nancy Kinner on Oil Transport Impacts

Nancy Kinner, PhD speaks on mitigating the potential impacts of oil spills in the Arctic and he research into prevention.

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