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howtosmile

howtosmile.org


Are you looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science? Do you want activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano, the shark tank at the local aquarium, or your own kitchen table? You’ve come to the right place. howtosmile is a collection of the best educational materials on the web, in addition to learning tools and services – all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings.

SMILE was launched in 2010, by a group of science museums dedicated to bringing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) out of the academic cloister and into the wider world. Our organizations are resource hubs for educational programs that involve people of all ages and backgrounds. The founding partners of howtosmile were the Lawrence Hall of Science, the Exploratorium, the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Children’s Museum of Houston, and the New York Hall of Science.



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Astronomy

Astronomy
6th - College | Website

From our solar system neighbors to the edge of the galaxy....space and its endless possibilities have always captured the interests of children of all ages. From hunting water on Mars to living in...

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Climate

Climate Science
3rd - College | Online class, Website, Worksheet/Printable

Understanding what affects climate systems, and what they affect, is increasingly critical. Expand your learners’ climate knowledge with howtosmile.org activities aligned to the seven Climate...

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Cooking

Cooking
6th - College | Website

Cooking isn't just an art.Explore topics ranging from heat and photosynthesis to bacteria, as you learn some secrets behind favorite foods and recipes.All learners can discover the fun of cooking...