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Activities & Games

Pilot Pals Pilot Pals

Pilot Pals’ four games—Gears, Weather, Rocket Stacking and Airplane Parts—introduce children to basic concepts about weather, parts of the airplane, rockets, sizes, shapes and patterns.

Prehistoric Climate Change Prehistoric Climate Change

Use fossils as a thermometer to read temperatures 55 million years ago. You can also watch a video of a fossil digger at work. 

Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes

Create your own collage art based on the incredible works of American artist Romare Bearden (1911–1988). With this lively, colorful, and highly engaging app, you can remix works from Bearden's original series to create your own unique works of art, and express your personal journey.

Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp

Designed for the home and classroom by the Smithsonian Science Education Center and Filament Games, this iPhone/iPad game teaches students how to describe movement and motion while visiting rare animals at the National Zoo.

Sizing Up a Squid Activity Sheet Sizing Up a Squid Activity Sheet

Learn all about the giant squid, a real-life sea monster. You can figure out the size of the creature by drawing yourself swimming next to one.

Sizing Up the Universe Sizing Up the Universe

Choose objects, like a basketball, to represent objects in the universe and use these to explore relative sizes in outer space.

Smithsonian Kids Smithsonian Kids

Find lots of fast, fun, cool, scary, patriotic, and beautiful things from the Smithsonian and send free E-cards to your friends!
 

The Family of the Sun - Song for Children The Family of the Sun - Song for Children
The Great History Mystery The Great History Mystery

Follow the clues and see if you can identify famous Americans!

U. S. Rationing During World War II U. S. Rationing During World War II

Introduction to primary sources as well as an introduction to life on the home front. You can examine a ration book, morale posters, and an Office of War Information film to learn how Americans lived in a time of sacrifice.
 

Walking on the Moon Walking on the Moon

Journey back in time to experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission!

Fact Sheet

American History Timeline
Bat Facts Bat Facts

Answers to some of the questions most often asked of the National Museum of Natural History  about the biology and natural history of these shy, nocturnal creatures.

BugInfo BugInfo

Frequently requested Information on insects from butterflies to wasps.

Early Cars: Fact Sheet for Children Early Cars: Fact Sheet for Children
Egyptian Mummies Egyptian Mummies

Information and reading list on the process of Egyptian mummification.

Facts about the United States Flag Facts about the United States Flag
Famous Horses Famous Horses
Foucault Pendulum Foucault Pendulum

The Foucault Pendulum is named for the French physicist Jean Foucault (pronounced Foo-koh), who first used it in 1851 to demonstrate the rotation of the earth.

Hope Diamond Fact Sheet Hope Diamond Fact Sheet

Learn about the history of the Hope Diamond.


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