The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to FREE Science Resources

Science is a subject that can add some fun to your homeschool when you’re stuck at home! Below you’ll find lots of lessons, YouTube videos, experiments, printables, cooking experiments, STEM activities, projects, and more!

This is part of a series of FREE resources! To see the rest of the educational resources in this series, click here. 

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Apologia is also sharing some great STEM educational activities using materials you already have around your house. Watch these fun videos with your kiddos and give them a try!

3P Learning. Early Childhood, K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th, 6th – 8th, High School

ABC Mouse  Ages 2-8. 

Actively Learn

Adventure 2 Learning. Video-driven learning platform that curates active learning resources specifically designed for classroom use

Back Pack Sciences Hands on Elem science videos


Canopy Lab

Carolina Lab, Resources for learning from home

CDC Solve the Outbreak Game

CK 12 Science k – 12

Club SciKidz Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.

The Concord Consortium Interactive STEM Activities A collection of hundreds of free K-12 STEM resources, from standalone models and simulations to short activities and week long sequences of curriculum materials.

Crash Course

Discovery Mind Blown

Everyday Earth Interactive video earth science based curriculum supplement.

Farmer’s Almanac for kids… Date, weather, moon phase, etc.

Funology Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children

The Happy Scientist Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way.

Help Teaching. Teacher Worksheets, Tests, Activities, Lessons, and Games for PreK-12. Printable & online resources for educators: teachers, tutors, trainers, and homeschool parents.

Hippo Campus

Houston Children’s Museum

How to Smile


Jr. Brain Pop

Khan Academy

Kids Discover

Maker Stations 3 Free Weeks of maker stations to keep your children creating at home! Each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources, and a student recording sheet.

Middle School Science – Free Lesson plans and resources for grades 5-8

Mystery Science K-5th Science lessons


OLogy! A Science website for Kids from the American Museum of Natural History

Red T Kids Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students

Science Buddies

Science labs and simulations

Science Learning

Skype a Scientist

Smarter Everyday. Explore the world using science.

Steve Spangler Science Tons of science experiments that you can do at home


Ted Talks for Kids

The Kids Should See This

Tyto Online Next Generation Science video game focused on middle school where students directly engage in science phenomena as they solve problems.

Washington State University. Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more.



Marco Learning was created to help students gain confidence in their AP® classes and improve on AP® exams. Resources for AP students


Access Mars – The real surface of Mars.

Amazing Space

Astro Stem an online platform for courses, activities, applications, workshops, games, current science and educational news

ExpoPlanet Exploration NASA

NASA Glenn Virtual Tours

NASA Space science for kiddos

Space Foundation Discovery Center


Storytime from Space


Biology Simulations

Science simulations, scientist profiles, and other digital resources for middle school science and high school biology.

Biology Corner

CDC Solve the Outbreak Game

Cells Alive Learn all about cells

Coronavirus Unit Study

Innerbody explores the 11 bodily systems in depth. With interactive models and detailed explanations, this website will help them learn more about the internal mechanics of the amazing human body.


Guide to gardening for kids

The Great Sunflower Project


Chem Matters High school chemistry topics

Chemicool Learn all about the periodic table


Earth Science 

USGS Learn all about earthquakes

This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals.

Weather Wiz Kids. From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather.


Positive Physics An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics.


Australian Computing Academy

Beta Box Learning

BlockSmith for Education



Alaska Wildlife cams

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari

Explore Live Animal Cams

Georgia Aquarium Beluga Whale Cam

Houston Zoo Animal Cams

Kansas Zoo Underwater Penguin Cam

Lost Ladybug

Monterey Bay Aquarium Cams

National Geographic for Kids – Geography and animals

Ouwehand Park Polar Bear Twin Cubs

Panda Cam

Pittsburgh Zoo Live Cams

San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour!

Sea world Orland Virtual Tour

Switch Zoo – Play games and learn all about animals

Zoo view TV


About the author


Trish is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. She has been married to her best friend, David, for 22 years and they have three sons (ages 19, 17 and 15). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to travel, write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!

About the author


Wendy is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms, Only Passionate Curiosity, and Love These Recipes. She married her high school sweetheart, Scott, 28 years ago, and they live in the South with their three children. Hannah, age 24, has autism and was the first homeschool graduate in the family. Noah, age 22, was the second homeschool graduate. Mary Grace, age 17, is the remaining homeschool student. Wendy loves working out and teaching Training for Warriors classes at her local gym. She also enjoys learning along with her family, educational travel, reading, and writing, and she attempts to grow an herb garden every summer with limited success.

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