Programs for Educators

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Short and dynamic video demonstrations that pique kids’ curiosity! Appropriate for grades K-12.

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Transform your virtual classroom with our engaging activities, videos and live experiences for students and teachers.  

Science Recipes: Program a Robot

Science Recipes

Encourage your students to think like scientists at home! Activity guides for interactive and fun explorations using simple materials. Appropriate for grades preK-8.

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Professional Development

Grow your knowledge and skills through interactive and research-based professional development with The Franklin Institute.

Mission: Materials Science

At-home activities and videos of scientists that encourage students to learn how materials science and engineering is all around us. Appropriate for grades K-12.

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Maker Projects That Help Healthcare Workers

This guide explores how to use innovative maker methods to create protective equipment for essential healthcare workers and other vulnerable groups. Helpful guidance for those who can sew or have access to 3D printers or laser cutters.

Franklin Institute's Iconic Giant Heart Exhibition

Tour the Giant Heart

Take a virtual tour through our refreshed Giant Heart exhibit! Appropriate for grades K-12.

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Special Events and Discounts for Educators

Discover upcoming educator-only events and available discounts.

Plan Your Next Field Trip

Essential information to help you plan your best field trip ever at The Franklin Institute!

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Field Trips