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Here are some links to fun educational sites!

Frontiers for Young Minds – Connecting curious minds to the experts and information that will motivate them to ask informed and critical questions about real science throughout their lives. Distinguished scientists write about their cutting-edge discoveries in a language that is accessible for young readers.

Education.com – Has an impressive collection of online learning games and enrichment activities made by teachers, for teachers. These educational games are designed with academic standards in mind and can be incorporated into lesson plans to make learning playful and exciting.

Blob Opera – Play four voices in cities around the world with the help of machine learning.

Google Arts & Culture PLAY – Play with music & sound, see sites comes to life, puzzles, color famous masterpieces, play with your camera, piece art and culture back together.

NASA’s Space Place – Crafts and games specifically designed to learn about our earth, the solar system, and the rest of the Universe!

Fun Brain – You can find hundreds of free educational games, books, comics, and videos for young learners on FunBrain. The creative early-learning activities are designed to help kids in Pre-K through eighth-grade develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy in a fun and safe environment.

Engineering Games & Projects Learn about different kinds of engineering jobs and play games to practice your skills.

National Geographic Kids – Watch videos, play games, and learn all about animals, nature, and the world.

Learning Planet – Games, word searches, quizzes, activities, and much more fun.

ABCya A free game website that offers parent- and teacher-created computer games for grades PreK through sixth grade. The academic learning games are categorized by grade and subject matter, including multiplication, parts of speech, typing, pattern recognition, and more.

Cool Math 4 Kids – Math games especially designed for fun.

Math Games – Math is Fun is an interactive site in which kids can learn math concepts in an enjoyable and easy-to-learn way, and play games against the computer or another person.

KidzPage – Memory games, puzzles, mazes, math games, word games & more.

Starfall – Makes reading with phonics fun.

PBS Kids – Games featuring Curious George, Cat in the Hat, Clifford, Cookie Monster & more.

Sesame Street – Games, art activities, videos, and songs with Elmo, Bert, Ernie, Big Bird, Cookie Monster & the Sesame street gang.

BrainBashers – Offers a unique mix of math games, brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, and optical illusions. Every other week, five new puzzles are added to the library and the featured daily games are updated every day.

Women in STEM Gaming – A compilation of resources aimed at helping women in STEM with programming and gaming.

Youtube Channels: Featuring STEM activities and everything in between!
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