Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!
Imagineering fans, get ready! If you’ve ever been one of many guests who’s visited a Disney theme park and found yourself inspired to dream, build and create, there’s a new online program you just can’t miss!
‘Imagineering in a Box’
is a free online program that brings together the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world for a one-of-a-kind learning experience and is part of Disney’s commitment to helping today’s youth create the future they imagine.
Tinkering with found materials is a natural for makers and Science City’s Maker Studio shares ideas to get you started on Instructables. Check out the Maker Studio Channel to find everything from Shrink Bots to DNA Origami. Science City’s education team also has a series of Instructables to try. Follow Science City’s Facebook page for even more opportunities, including live virtual broadcasts from the Planetarium!
Camp Invention is organized by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, which has collected all kinds of ideas for learning at home, including a virtual visit to the museum and online challenges, plus this PDF guide of DIY STEM activities you can do while at home.
Pitsco Education’s STEM at Home and Code At Home pages feature a number of free resources, lesson plans, blogs and webinars that offer students a variety of ways to continue their learning wherever they are.
Get ready to solve puzzles, uncover clues, and make a PAWsitive difference for animals! Kids age five and up are invited to join the Humane Society of Missouri for an interactive, fun-filled adventure through ten exciting missions. Your Mission: ImPAWsible activity kit comes with ten missions, your official secret agent tools, and lots of great surprises!
There is a charge for this curriculum but it's a pretty good deal at $50.
Check out Mission: ImPawsible
Curated collections of learning activities
As you enter a back-to-school time like no other, we offer a space to connect, share strategies, and run down a virtual hallway to encourage each other and celebrate the wins.
Join in the fun!
Use DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL
hands-on activities and videos in classrooms and afterschool programs, in libraries and museums, at events and at home, along with our newest resource DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL CLUBS that connect 10- to 13-year-olds in out-of-school programs around the world.