Gateway Science Museum

Educators at Home

Gateway Science Museum is not scheduling Field Trips for the Academic Year 20-21 at this time, but stay tuned for other educational resources including a NEW Gateway Science Lending Library bringing you valuable STEM curriculum kits that you can check out to use in your classroom, for virtual labs or at home.

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Lending Library

Teachers, students, families, and caregivers can check out an activity-based Science Kit covering topics such as Earth and Space, Life Science, Chemistry, and Engineering and Design. The kits come with a hands-on activity, facilitator guides, information sheets, and content materials.

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Entertain and educate your at-home class, students and/or children with these great resources! Here's some that the Education Team at Gateway recommend.

Audubon Adventures(opens in new window) Designed for classrooms and other educational settings as well as for enjoyment at home, Audubon Adventures opens children’s hearts and minds to the wonders of birds, other wildlife, and the fascinating and complex natural world that is Planet Earth.

SciStarter(opens in new window) Help people of all ages discover and get involved in real world science: citizen science. Set up to support parents, guardians, and formal and informal educators seeking at-home STEM resources. 

STEAMwork(opens in new window) Programs premiere everyday at 2:30 pm on their Facebook page. Check out their collection of past activities and resources for families and educators. 

SciGirls(opens in new window) Emmy award-winning PBS Kids television show, website, and educational outreach program that draws on cutting-edge research about what engages girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning and careers.

Howtosmile(opens in new window) Find handpicked activities from your favorite science museums, public television stations, universities, and other educational organizations. All activities are available to anyone, free of charge. 

Science Snacks(opens in new window) Hands-on, teacher-tested, and use cheap, available materials. Satisfy your curiosity without ever getting full. 

COSI Connects(opens in new window) Exciting and engaging science through COSI videos and hands-on science you can try with your family at home.

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