Explore our Curriculum & Resources

Video

Explore Smithsonian: James Smithson - The Founder of the Smithsonian

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Education
Video

Explore Smithsonian: Dr. Avi Loeb - Jr. Professor of Science

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Education
Video

Sound– Lesson 10: Changing the Pitch by Changing the Tension

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Curriculum

STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Spirit of St. Louis
Curriculum

STCMS™: Energy, Forces, and Motion

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Curriculum

STC Secondary: Working with Motors and Simple Machines

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Curriculum

STC Secondary: Discovering Electrical Systems

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Sound– Lesson 6: Vibrations We Can't See

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Sound– Lesson 1: Thinking about Sound

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark? Teacher Guide cover
Curriculum

How Can We Light Our Way in the Dark?

Filed Under
Grade 1
Physical Science
Video

Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounts, and Elements– Marking Chromotography Paper

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Experimenting with Forces of Motion– The Mousetrap Car

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Explore Smithsonian: How Can Electricity Correct a Telescope in Outer Space?

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Motion and Design– Safety with Building Pieces

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Sound– Lesson 9: Making Sounds with Strings

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Explore Smithsonian: Courtney Dressing - Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Graduate Student

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Education
Video

Motion and Design– "The Explore Build" Extension Activity

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Separating Solutes (Preparation for Lesson)

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Floating and Sinking– Investigating Boat Designs

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Floating and Sinking– Which Things Float? Which Things Sink?

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Sound– Notebooking

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Curriculum

STC Secondary: Investigating Circuit Design

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Stories of Women IN STEM at the Smithsonian
eBook

Stories of Women in STEM at the Smithsonian

This is a free resource
Filed Under
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Education
Video

Exploring Properties of Matter– Other Surface Features

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Cover of Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer
Curriculum

STCMS™: Electricity, Waves, and Information Transfer (2018)

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Investigating Circuit Design– Solar Cells

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Motion and Design– Using Cooperation Cups

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Experimenting with Mixtures, Compounds, and Elements– Organization!

Filed Under
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Physical Science
Video

Electric Circuits– Making a Filament

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science
Video

Floating and Sinking– What Do We Know About Floating and Sinking?

Filed Under
Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Kindergarten
Physical Science