You can take a virtual visit to the National Zoo any day of the week by tuning
into our live web cams, which feature many of the Zoo’s animals.
Meet your relatives. Find out what traits you share and who's come and gone over
the past 220 million years.
Activities designed for teens and tweens to explore the connections between nature, the planet, the universe, and
Explore 3D models of specimens from the Museum’s collections and learn how fossils are discovered, unearthed, and preserved.
A period of sudden global warming 55 million years ago radically changed life on
Earth. In this interactive, you too can “read the tree leaves” and tell how high
the temperatures rose.
Learn by doing! Online activities test your knowledge and demonstrate the
principles of aviation and spaceflight.
Bringing news from across the Universe to children all around the world. Universe Awareness and the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Learn about invention and innovation. Behind every invention there's a great
In this interactive challenge, you can guess relative sizes in outer space, and then do the math to check your guesses.
Ever wonder what it would be like to be a Smithsonian scientist? Watch our
videos and find out!
Explore fun things to do at home, online, and when you visit!
Visit Mr. President to learn the facts about each of our nation’s presidents. It’s a great place for browsing, research, or homework help.
After a field trip to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, you are magically
taken to the galleries at night!
The National Postal Museum's website offers a variety
of online activities for kids of all ages!
Follow Ada, the zookeeper, and be on the lookout for animals that are swimming,
running, wiggling, and stomping.
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