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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!"

Multimedia Gallery & Photo Galleries

Series logo with the words Human Water Cycle forming a triangle
Water, Food & Energy

Scientists and engineers, including Greg Characklis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, are studying the connections between water, food and energy in the human water cycle to develop new, sustainable ways of meeting our water needs.

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