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Elementary

Man vs. Elephant

Man vs. Elephant

Read like a detective and solve a BIG problem on the island of Sumatra where man and Asian elephants struggle to live together and get along. (Grade: 3)

Rare Creature Cards

Rare Creature Cards

Explore a set of digital trading cards featuring photos by Joel Sartore and learn more about endangered animals in this Creature Cards interactive from WGBH. (Grades: 4-5)

Seeing Sounds

Seeing Sounds

Listen up! Take this sound safari with a roaring lion for your guide. Make your own musical sounds, and experiment with hearing and seeing sound waves. (Grade: 3)

Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Life Cycle

Through video content and interactive activities, students will discover the amazing transformation process from a tiny caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly. (Grades: K-3)

Butterfly World Field Trip

Butterfly World Field Trip

Witness metamorphosis, examine live butterflies, float with butterflies in a rainforest cave, and see a collection of the most beautiful butterflies in the world. (Grades: PreK-3)

Middle School

Mechanical Waves

Mechanical Waves

Learn about mechanical waves, which transfers energy from one place to another through liquids, gases and solids, with this interactive lesson. (Grades: 6-12)

Frozen Frogs — Nova

Frozen Frogs — Nova

Learn how the common wood frog survives the cold winter. Wood frogs are found in the northern United States and Canada and must endure freezing cold temperatures. (Grades: 6-12)

Sound Waves

Sound Waves

Learn about sound waves, which move vibrations from one place to another through liquids, gases and solids, with this interactive lesson. (Grades: 6-12)

Making North America | Interactive Map

Discover how North America took its shape by visiting geological sites, searching for clues in the landscape, and viewing episodes from Making North America. (Grades: 6-12)

High School

Cloud Typing Interactive

Cloud Typing Interactive

Try your hand at classifying clouds in this interactive from the NOVA Cloud Lab. This interactive challenges you to look closely and classify each cloud type. (Grades: 6-12)

Is There Life in Space?

Is There Life in Space?

You will discover how scientists find planets & other astronomical bodies through the wobble (known as Doppler spectroscopy or radial-velocity) and transit methods. (Grades: 9-

Covalent Bonding

Covalent Bonding

This interactive activity describes covalent bonding—a type of chemical bond that involves the sharing of electrons. (Grades: 9-12)

Sound Waves

Sound Waves

Learn about sound waves, which move vibrations from one place to another through liquids, gases and solids, with this interactive lesson. (Grades: 6-12)

Albedo Decrease Linked to Vanishing Arctic Sea Ice

This visualization from NASA shows the correlation between a decline in Arctic sea ice and the resulting decrease in planetary albedo over the past few decades. (Grades: 9-12)

Frozen Frogs — Nova

Frozen Frogs — Nova

Learn how the common wood frog survives the cold winter. Wood frogs are found in the northern United States and Canada and must endure freezing cold temperatures. (Grades: 6-12)

The Fate of Carbon

The Fate of Carbon

Examine the importance of carbon & learn about two Earth systems, the solubility pump & the biological pump, which cycle carbon from the atmosphere into the oceans. (Grades

Mechanical Waves

Mechanical Waves

Learn about mechanical waves, which transfers energy from one place to another through liquids, gases and solids, with this interactive lesson. (Grades: 6-12)