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Learn Science

A basic understanding of science is important for everyday life and science-related careers. These resources will help you build and expand your understanding of science.

National Literacy Directory

National Literacy Directory

Use the search options to find ways to reach your learning goals. Explore programs near you to improve your reading and writing, math, English, technology, and workforce skills. You can also find U.S. Citizenship programs near you.

The National Center for Families Learning, Dollar General, and ProLiteracy

Khan Academy – NASA

Khan Academy – NASA

Learn about space through a series of lessons.

Khan Academy; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Everyday Mysteries in Science

Everyday Mysteries in Science

Build your knowledge of science while learning fun facts.

Build your vocabulary while learning fun facts about science.

Library of Congress

Explore Nature

Explore Nature

Collection of publications and multimedia resources about nature; includes articles, videos, blogs, and information about parks

U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service

National Conservation Training Center Online Training

National Conservation Training Center Online Training

National Conservation Training Center Online Training includes resources for learning about both conservation and gaining job skills to work in conservation. Resources include online courses, webinars, tutorials (including geospatial tutorials), and videos.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Solar System Exploration

Solar System Exploration

Interactive tools to support learning about the solar system; includes interactive planetary exploration, topical summaries, and videos

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Park Science

National Park Science

A research and resource management journal that reports the implications of recent and ongoing natural and social science and related cultural research for park planning, management, and policy.

National Park Service

National Park Geology

National Park Geology

Learn about the science of geology to better understand the scenery of our National Parks and Earth systems.

National Park Service

National Park Fossils and Paleontology

National Park Fossils and Paleontology

Learn about the National Park Service’s work to study, protect and share our rich fossil heritage. Also Park Paleontology News, a biannual publication about those efforts.

National Park Service

Science Education

Science Education

Use games, videos, and podcast to learn about medical imaging and bioengineering technologies.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Aeronautics E-Books

Aeronautics E-Books

Explore e-books on aeronautics, space history, and science.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA for Students

NASA for Students

Explore space through interactive activities.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus

Learn more about your health.

U.S. Library of Medicine

Choose My Plate

Choose My Plate

Resource that includes tips, ideas, and a personalized plan to help individuals meet their food group targets within their food preferences, health goals, and budget.

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Healthcare.gov

Healthcare.gov

Find the right health care coverage for you.

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

TV411 Science

TV411 Science

Learn science through video lessons about cooking.

Education Development Center, Inc.

Share America – Science and Technology

Share America – Science and Technology

Explore science topics through short lessons.

U.S. Department of State

Equity In Energy

Equity In Energy

Opportunities for minorities, women, veterans, and formerly incarcerated persons, in the energy sector.

U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Saver

Energy Saver

Read about tips for saving energy and money.

U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Literacy Videos

Energy Literacy Videos

Watch short videos about the seven principles of energy.

U.S. Department of Energy/Center for Geoscience and Society; American Geosciences Institute; National Center for Science Education

Energy.gov Multimedia

Energy.gov Multimedia

Understand the energy lifecycle through videos and games.

U.S. Department of Energy

Clean Energy Jobs and Career Planning

Clean Energy Jobs and Career Planning

Explore the skills needed to enter a career in clean energy.

U.S. Department of Energy

Weather and Atmosphere

Weather and Atmosphere

Explore weather systems and patterns.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Oceans and Coasts

Oceans and Coasts

Learn about oceans and how to protect them.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Marine Life

Marine Life

Explore life under the sea and how to protect it.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Freshwater

Freshwater

Understand the water cycle and how to protect freshwater resources.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Climate

Climate

Find out how our choices can impact the climate.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration