Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp


Follow Ada, the zookeeper, and be on the lookout for animals that are swimming, running, wiggling, and stomping. Use your camera to take photos of the animals as they perform those motions. Play now!


Expedition: Insects


Giant deadly hornets, gorgeous fluttering butterflies and stealthy crawling stink bugs: readers cannot tear their eyes away from these fascinating creatures. They can discover these and more mesmerizing world insects in Expedition: Insects, an e-book written, illustrated and animated by the Smithsonian Science Education Center. Read now!



Click the image to match the correct animals to the habitat that they live in.

Do you know where the red-eyed tree frog calls home? Play this game based on animal habitats to learn! Explore the desert, coral reef, jungle, and marsh to discover where many animals live by matching each animal to their correct habitat! Play now! 

Showbiz Safari


Coming soon to the Smithsonian Science Education Center

Lights! Camera! Action! Our movie director needs your help! Help Walrus pick actors based on the traits that best fit the movie role. Which furry mammal will get the coveted role in the blockbuster film “Paws”? We need your help to find out! Play Now! 

Weather Lab


Click this image to play Memory Match

What happens when ocean currents and air masses interact? Find out in Weather Lab! Take on the role of a meteorologist by predicting spring weather and how people should dress for it in particular regions of the United States. Play now! 



Coming soon to the Smithsonian Science Education Center

These ducks need your help! Help them reach tasty treats across the pond, but watch out for obstacles! Turtles, frogs, and logs will try and knock you off course. It isn’t easy, but pond friends are there to help! Think you’re up for the challenge? Play Now! 


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