Educational Websites


Find the best educational sites for kids or adults here for virtually any subject. The sites listed here provide substantial learning materials and are often free, but they require more discipline than resources in our Online Classes foramt because they are not guided - there are few assessments and no scheduled classes. These learning sites are often best used as a reference or a supplement to a textbook to help learn specific topics. Some also provide free educational games for kids to keep them engaged.

The Art of Strewing (A low-key way to encourage kids creativity & learning)

Strewing   High School - College | Online resource

Strewing is the art of casually yet strategically leaving “invitations” for learning and creativity out for your kids to discover on their own. NOTE: Strewing is not about adding to the clutter....

Free

The Basics of How to Fly a Drone

Drones   7th - College | Online resource

If you want to learn how to fly a drone the right way, then you need to master the fundamentals. In this tutorial, I'm going to teach them to you.

Free

The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Biochemistry   High School - College | Online resource

This resource has basic information on chemistry, metabolism, enzymes, energy, & catalysis, large molecules, photosynthesis, pH & pKa, and regulation of carbohydrate metabolism. It includes...

Free

The Biology Project: Cell Biology

Cell Biology   High School - College | Online resource

Basic information on cells, mitosis, meiosis, the cell cycle, prokaryotes, eukaryotes, & viruses. This website includes problem sets to test your knowledge.

Free

The Biology Project: Genetics

Genetics   High School - College | Online resource

This resource has a variety of problem sets on different topics in genetics including monohybrid cross, dihybrid cross, and sex-linked inheritance to help you test your knowledge.

Free

The Biology Project: Human Biology

Biology   High School - College | Online resource

This resource has basic information and problem sets on human biology topics including DNA forensics, karyotyping, genetics, blood types, reproduction, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Free

The Biology Project: Microbiology & Immunology

Immunology   High School - College | Online resource

This resource has basic information and problem sets for immunology topics including HIV, the ELISA assay, Western blotting analysis and case studies designed for advanced students.

Free

The Biology Project: Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology   High School - College | Online resource

This resource contains problem sets for testing your knowledge on nucleic acids, genetics of prokaryotes, genetics of eukaryotes, and recombinant DNA.

Free

The Carnegie Cyber Academy

Internet Safety & Security   5th - High School | Online resource

The Carnegie Cyber Academy website provides online safety information and Carnegie Cadets: The MySecureCyberspace Game, an educational game that teaches kids about internet safety.

Free

The Counting Kingdom

Math Facts   Kindergarten - 3rd | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Embark on a magical adventure in The Counting Kingdom EDU, a math learning game created by Little Worlds Interactive for grades 1 to 3. Exciting tower defense gameplay has players strategically...

$6

The Holocaust

Holocaust   6th - College | Online resource

This amazing resource provides in depth information on the Holocaust. If you cannot visit the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, take a lot at all of the content they have made available on the web....

Free

The Next Level Guitar

Guitar   1st - College | DVD, Online resource

Online lessons as well as instructional DVD sets on a variety of musical genres including blues, rock, country, metal, shred, reggae, jazz, and more.

Free
Offers paid add-ons

The Online Piano That Teaches You How to Play - PIANU

Piano & Keyboards   5th - College | Online resource

Pianu allows you to start playing piano, interactively online. Learn the basics of piano, and play right in your browser! Pianu has a library of your favorite songs, and lessons to teach you how to...

$8

The Periodic Table of Videos

The Periodic Table of Elements   6th - College | Online resource, Online video/YouTube

Short videos about every element on the periodic table, plus other cool experiments and chemistry stuff

Free

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Ruby on Rails   7th - College | Online resource

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial book and screencast series teach you how to develop and deploy real, industrial-strength web applications with Ruby on Rails, the open-source web framework that powers...

Free

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

Digital Photography   4th - College | Online resource

If you’ve bought yourself a DSLR and, after unpacking it from the box, you are intimidated by the number of buttons and dials, and by the thickness of the manual, it can be very tempting to put the...

Free

The Ultimate Online Drum Lessons Experience

Drums and Percussion   9th - College | Online resource

Enjoy unlimited access to more than 100 step-by-step courses and 1500 topic-specific video lessons. If you’re a beginner, simply start on the first course and work your way through. If you’ve been...

$29 monthly

Time

Telling & Working With Time   Kindergarten - 4th | Online resource

Practice time skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Timestables.com

Multiplication & Times Tables   Kindergarten - 4th | Online resource, Printable

At Timestables.com you can easily practice all of your tables. The arithmetic problems are clear and simple so you can immediately get started on practicing your tables. Select one of the...

Free

Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Digital Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, Online resource

A hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 12 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1)...

$18

Train Your Brain

Thinking & Learning Strategies   College | Online resource, Printable

Happiness, love, effectiveness, and wisdom… We all want these, and this course teaches you how to bring them to life in your brain. The course covered 19 topics that you can review in any order....

Free

Trigonometry

Trigonometry   7th - High School | Online resource

School yourself in trigonometry! Free, interactive video lessons on trigonometry! Trigonometry helps you understand any topic that involves distances, angles, or waves. The trig functions (sin,...

Free

Trigonometry

Trigonometry   7th - 9th | Online resource

Practice trigonometry skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Trigonometry Help

Trigonometry   7th - High School | Online resource

Trying to keep up with trig can be hard at first — suddenly you’re learning new terms like sine, cosine, and tangent, and having to figure out more triangles than you ever cared about. Fortunately...

Free

Try R

R   9th - College | Online resource

R is a tool for statistics and data modeling. The R programming language is elegant, versatile, and has a highly expressive syntax designed around working with data. R is more than that, though —...

Free

Try Ruby

Ruby   High School - College | Online resource

Site that lets you try Ruby directly in your browser without having to install anything.

Free

Turkish

Turkish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Turkish in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Understanding Algebra

Algebra   6th - 9th | Kindle/ebook, Website, Worksheet/Printable

The complete contents of this algebra textbook are available here online. It is suitable for high-school Algebra I, as a refresher for college students who need help preparing for college-level...

Free

US Geography

US Geography   1st - 4th | Website

Play games and activities about the USA - landmarks, government, cities, states, and national parks.

Free

US History Curriculum

US History   9th - High School | Online resource

Check your mastery of this course with the Assessment/Review Exam. Social Studies The Foundation of Liberty Unit Preview, A More Perfect Union, The Constitution of the United States A Changing...

$360 yearly

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