Projects

Molly of Denali

Our George Foster Peabody Award winning Molly of Denali multi-platform project set in Alaska. The digital project’s accolades include the ALSC 2020 Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award.

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Arthur

Games and videos for kids 4-10 from everyone’s favorite aardvark.

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Small Wonders

A free app developed for Reach Every Reader, an initiative of the Chan Zuckerberg Foundation. Small Wonders offers families a co-play experience of original games, activities, and songs with embedded prompts to help parents support language development through conversation, a key pre-literacy skill. A special Grown-Ups section also offers language-rich activity ideas and animated dialogues illustrating ways to make the most of the app and to extend learning beyond the screen experience. The app is available for free at Apple and Google Play.

 

Search It Up

Discover how everyday kids use technology with “Search It Up!” It’s a delightful, new mini-series from WGBH and PBS Kids. Real kids talk about how they use the internet, navigate with GPS, keep in touch with family, and have endless fun with phones. The series was produced by GBH with support provided by Internet Essentials from Comcast. Winner of the Public Media Award at the 2021 NETA Conference.

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Team Hamster & the Ruff Ruffman Show

Engineering fun with Team Hamster and STEM games with Ruff Ruffman along with videos, songs and an app for kids 4-8. Check it all out here!

 

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Plum Landing

Environmental science for kids 6-9 with games, animation, live-action videos and three free apps. Our awards include iKids Best Learning App, Kidscreen Best Learning App.

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Curious George

Self-leveling math, science, and engineering games in English and Spanish. Over 3 billion page views and counting…

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PEEP and the Big Wide World

Charming games and videos in English and Spanish put even the youngest kids in the driving seat. Science and math for kids and caregivers with a suite of free apps available for both Apple and Android devices. Winner of multiple Parents Choice Gold awards, NAPPA Gold, and Kidscreen Best Preschool Website.

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Design Squad

EMMY-award winning maker site introducing kids to science and engineering, now with an an ongoing international program. 

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Pinkalicious and Peterrific

Pinkalicious and Peterrific come to life at ‘GBH with their own brand of creativity with TV, games and more! Free Pinkalicious Party app available at the app stores.
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Up Close: Youth in World War II

A stunning HTML5 project for high students, produced in partnership with the International Museum of World War Two.

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Mission: Water

Our first major VR project, for Windows Mixed Reality Platforms. Available for free from Microsoft.

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Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius

A digital media literacy site starring Ruff Ruffman. Videos and even a game about distracted driving. Spanish versions available!
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Martha Speaks

Vocabulary games and videos for kids 5-8. 
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Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark

This innovative classroom activity lets students explore animal adaptations.

Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms

Funded by NASA*, GBH’s “Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms” project will develop an extensive collection of K-12 digital resources infused with NASA and GBH multi-media content to support STEM instruction. These resources will be distributed free of charge through PBS LearningMedia, reaching millions of students and teachers nationally.
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Early Science with Nico & Nor

A suite of research-based science apps and activities for preschool classrooms from WGBH’s First 8 Studios.

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Early Math with Gracie & Friends

An app-based early math curriculum supplement based on the Next Generation Preschool Math research project funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Finding Our Way Around

Research and development of an app and hands-on activities created to support parent engagement with their preschool children around spatial thinking. Funding support provided by the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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Diabetes e-Book

Ongoing development of an e-book in partnership with Boston Medical Center and the University of Florida to support diabetes nurse educators and children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Provided in both English and Spanish.

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Small Moments, Big Impact

In partnership with Boston Medical Center, this initiative focuses on the small interactions that parents have with their children and leverages videos and digital tools to be used during and between well-child visits with pediatricians.

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Poisoner’s Handbook

A digital graphic novel in HTML5 introducing high schoolers to forensic science. Set in 1920’s New York.
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FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman

From geysers to roller coasters to detective work, this site’s original interactive science and math games are a must for kids 6-10. Find the popular FETCH Augmented Reality app at iTunes. 
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Postcards from Buster

Follow Buster as he travels throughout the United States and the world with interactive games, video clips, and a blog. A site about diversity for kids 6-10.
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Between the Lions

Research-based games, catchy songs, and charming stories — all designed to promote literacy. Find our free Monkey Match app at iTunes.
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ZOOM

Filled with recipes, science projects, jokes and games, ZOOM was a great resource by kids, for kids.
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Time Warp Trio

Travel to 26 destinations in time with Jon Scieszka’s amazing boys and girls. This interactive site for tweens brings history alive with games and mysteries.
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Beeswax

Photographic news service for tweens with beautiful images from the Associated Press.
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The GREENS

Games, animations, a blog, and user-generated content about green living and sustainability for kids 8-13. 
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FFFBI

Tweens can join the Fin, Fur & Feather Bureau of Investigation to solve mysteries, play games, get homework help, and have a laugh with this quirky site.
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FETCH! Augmented Reality Game

Innovative math games for iPhone using Augmented Reality technology. Free at iTunes: FETCH! Lunch Rush.
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Museum of Fine Arts

A walking tour of the Art of the Americas Wing at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. This iPod app introduces kids to 48 works of art.
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Honey Bee Market

Design, illustration, and game development for a nutrition research project. Designed in collaboration with Hive5 and the Hood Center.
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Sparky the Firedog

A game within a game for the National Fire Prevention Association. When the smoke alarm sounds just stop playing and head for the door! Now also offered as a free app for iPhone.
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Resources for Early Learning

Funded by the Massachusetts Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant (RTT-ELC) this free online platform features a centralized library of digital resources.

 

 

*The material contained in this product is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award No. NNX16AD71A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.