Virtual Resources For All Ages



American Museum of Natural History - Lots of opportunities to Explore and Learn Online. Check out OLOGY: The Science Website where youth of all ages can play games, do activities, watch videos, meet scientists, find out about fossils, the universe, genetics and much more


The BioBus mission is to help New York City youth discover, explore, and pursue science. Through this work, we envision a world where all people have an opportunity to reach their full scientific potential. Since 2008, over 250,000 students at more than 500 schools and afterschool programs have discovered the thrill of scientific discovery, with many embarking on a path of scientific exploration and sustained pursuit.

BioBus Events – Participate in
  1. Explore! At Home: Weekly Science Challenge.
  2. Discover at Hone – Submit a request to participate in live online science labs.
  3. Check out remote science learning remote resources
BioBus Townhall - Submit questions for weekly BioBus Student Town Hall Meetings held on Thursdays at 4pm.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Virtual Tour of Collections

To schedule a Virtual Field Trip contact:

Space Science (Grades K–12)
Youth will get a tour of the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home of the space shuttle Enterprise. An educator will discuss the Mercury-Atlas 7 and Gemini 3 missions during the Space Race, including Intrepid’s role as the primary recovery vessel for both missions. Students will learn about the vacuum of space and why astronauts need spacecraft and spacesuits when they venture into Earth’s orbit and beyond.

Technical Details
Programs can be delivered through Skype, Zoom or even over the phone, however you can get a group together!
Just let us know. Intrepid will work out the details with you.

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free and open publication of material from thousands of MIT courses, covering the entire MIT curriculum. Many courses also have complete video lectures, free online textbooks, and faculty teaching insights. Suitable for high school students and adults of all ages.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. They have videos from space and about space exploration. Downloadable podcasts and ebooks suitable for all age groups. is an eco web that develops ethical imagination and environmental stewardship. introduces what design is, what design does, and why design is important. It offers activities across nine scales – nano, pattern, object, space, architecture, neighborhood, urban, region, and world.’s journeys introduce activities online, in the classroom, in the community and globally. journeys and activities are supported with links to museums, institutions and contemporary practices. The eco web network of journeys provides a solid foundation for newly established NAAEE North American Association of Environmental Education standards with place based design activities that address the five goals of environmental education: Awareness, Knowledge, Attitudes and Environmental Ethic, Citizen Action Skills, and Citizen Action Experiences. Activities satisfy NEXT Generation Science Standards for K-2, 3-5 and 6-8.

New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS)

STEM Ecosystem Learning Community of Practice (SLECoP) – Signup to participate in a series of webinars for parents and anyone who has students in their care. These webinars are intended to provide practical tips for keeping youth engaged and learning with STEM at Home.


Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge. Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16 but is used by people of all ages. Learn to Code, Code to Learn - The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas.

The New York Hall of Science

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year. NYSCI serves schools, families and underserved communities in the New York City area, offering informal, hands-on learning through various products and services that use the “design-make-play” method of bringing delight and play to educating science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Check out at home activities and resources for teachers and care givers of elementary and middle school age youth.

Understanding COVID-19 and Global Pandemics

The Academy has a long history of convening experts to address global health crises, including the AIDS epidemic, and the outbreaks of SARS, H1N1, and H5N1. Continuing in that tradition, we're mobilizing our network to share scientific information and resources focused on COVID-19. Below you can find links to our programming and resources focused on the pandemic. We'll be making regular updates to this page. Visit site - Upcoming events