Online Resources


Science Buddies
The award-winning, non-profit Science Buddies empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal is to find a fun science activity for your kids or win the international science fair, puts comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips.

Khan Academy
A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.

SciStarter is an online citizen science hotspot. Through partnerships with Discover Magazine, the National Science Teachers Association, the Public Library of Science and others, SciStarter helps connect would-be participants to opportunities to engage in formal and informal research projects.

MIT OpenCourseWare is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.

Behind the Scenes at MIT
“Behind the Scenes at MIT” is a collection of short videos that feature MIT researchers explaining how a textbook chemistry topic is essential to their research and to an inspiring real-world application. A set of accompanying personal videos, one for each scientist featured, illustrates the journeys to becoming a scientist. The Drennan Education Lab goals in creating these videos were to bring the excitement of MIT research into the chemistry classroom and to illuminate both the why and the who of chemistry.


Nova Online
Nova Online features companion websites for every new program, including interviews, articles, slide shows, interactive polls, discussion boards, and interactive versions of full-length programs. 

Nova scienceNOW Science Cafés
Find a science café near you, or learn how to start your own.

Teachers’ Domain
A digital library of video, interactive, and animation resources to help teachers use media from PBS and other producers.  Also features a series of companion online professional development courses.

Engineer Your Life
Learn what engineers do, meet inspiring women engineers, and find out how you can get started on this exciting career path.

Understand evolution, how it works, explore the evidence, uncover common misunderstandings, and learn why it’s relevant today.

WGBH Open Vault Archives
A rich source of material related to the sciences. Researchers are welcome to visit by appointment (email and to browse science related topics on our Open Vault website.

PBS Online/Science
Bookmark PBS Online’s portal for science content on PBS.

WGBH Online/ScienceFest
Online audio and video lectures, podcasts, quizzes, science programs on TV and radio, and much more!

Registry for Research at Emerson
Help to advance science by participating in research into communication at Emerson College!

Accredited Schools Online
Accredited Schools Online is a comprehensive accreditation resource that provides prospective students and families with the tools needed to make well-informed decisions about their education.
Guide to Online Colleges
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