Learn Science

A basic understanding of science is important for everyday life and science-related careers. These resources will help you build and expand your understanding of science.

Learn about space through a series of lessons.

Khan Academy; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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Watch short videos about the seven principles of energy. Also in Spanish.

U.S. Department of Energy/Center for Geoscience and Society; American Geosciences Institute; National Center for Science Education

Choose My Plate Website for Healthy Eating Tips screenshots
Resource that includes tips, ideas, and a personalized plan to help individuals meet their food group targets within their food preferences, health goals, and budget. Also in multiple languages.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Share America – Science & Technology
Explore science topics through short lessons. Also in Spanish; multiple languages.

U.S. Department of State

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Use games, videos, and podcast to learn about medical imaging and bioengineering technologies. Also in Spanish.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

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Explore e-books on aeronautics, space history, and science. Also in Spanish.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Energy Saver screenshot
Read about tips for saving energy and money.

U.S. Department of Energy

Weather and Atmosphere screenshot
Explore weather systems and patterns.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Learn about oceans and how to protect them.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Opportunities for minorities, women, veterans, and formerly incarcerated persons, in the energy sector.

U.S. Department of Energy

Freshwater screenshot
Understand the water cycle and how to protect freshwater resources.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Marine Life screenshot
Explore life under the sea and how to protect it.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Clean Energy Jobs and Career Planning screenshot
Explore the skills needed to enter a career in clean energy.

U.S. Department of Energy

Climate screenshot
Find out how our choices can impact the climate.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Energy.gov Multimedia screenshot
Understand the energy lifecycle through videos and games.

U.S. Department of Energy

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National Conservation Training Center Online Training includes resources for learning about both conservation and gaining job skills to work in conservation. Resources include online courses, webinars, tutorials (including geospatial tutorials), and videos.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

national parks fossils and paleontology page
Learn about the National Park Service’s work to study, protect and share our rich fossil heritage. Also Park Paleontology News, a biannual publication about those efforts.

National Park Service

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Collection of publications and multimedia resources about nature; includes articles, videos, blogs, and information about parks

U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service

solar system website screenshot
Interactive tools to support learning about the solar system; includes interactive planetary exploration, topical summaries, and videos

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

national park service geology page
Learn about the science of geology to better understand the scenery of our National Parks and Earth systems.

National Park Service

national parks science page
A research and resource management journal that reports the implications of recent and ongoing natural and social science and related cultural research for park planning, management, and policy.

National Park Service

Find the right health care coverage for you. Also in Spanish; multiple languages.

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Learn more about your health. Also in Spanish.

U.S. Library of Medicine

NASA for Students
Explore space through interactive activities.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

TV411 Science
Learn science through video lessons about cooking.

Education Development Center, Inc.