The logo of HippoCampus depicts a cartoon hippopotamus head peeking out from behind grass with sunny colors in the background.


HippoCampus is a growing repository of thousands of multimedia learning objects from NROC and other respected providers, including Khan Academy, PhET, and NOAA.

HippoCampus at Home and in the Classroom is broadly used in secondary and postsecondary academic settings to punctuate blended instruction and show simulations. The open site was designed as part of a worldwide effort to improve access to quality education for everyone.

Educators can create content playlists from thousands of learning objects spanning 13 subjects.

Take a Closer Look

  • Watch the introductory video on this page.
  • Preview the subjects below.
  • Use this spreadsheet to determine which HippoCampus objects are closed captioned and compatible with assistive technologies.
  • Use the ‘Standards’ tab in the user interface to filter objects by national content standards.
  • Adult educators: Use this link to access HippoCampus for Adult Education.


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Choose a subject below to view free learning resources at HippoCampus.


Choose a provider below to view free learning resources at HippoCampus.