Film, TV, Museums and More

Peep and the Big Wide World--image of TV series character
Peep and the Big Wide World

An animated series that gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers is the newest addition to TLC's and Discovery Kids' commercial-free and sponsor-free programming block, "Ready Set Learn!"

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Multimedia Gallery & Photo Galleries

woman reading to baby
How Babies Retain Information

It's no secret that reading to children is essential for their optimal brain development, but an NSF-funded research team led by Lisa Scott at the University of Florida has discovered that reading books that name and label people and objects are even better.

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Learning Resources

Classroom Resources

A collection of lessons and web resources for teachers, students & their families.

Research on learning in formal & informal settings

Funding for research that advances science education.

NSF Funding & Research Community