Resources for Parents and Teachers
Resources for Parents and Teachers
Daily Schedule for At Home Learning and Social Distancing - for Elementary
Home Schedules Sample - for Middle to Secondary
7 Ways to Maintain Relationships During Your School Closure
Marine Biology Camp (Virtual)
Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids (OPAK) Daily Webinars
P.E. (Physical Education) with Joe
YMCA Fitness Classes On-Demand
Thayer Birding Software (free for students)
Virtual Poultry Class - From Embryo to Chick - A Cooperative Virtual Learning Experience
4-H At Home Activity Guide
4-H Inspire Kids to Do Guide
4-H STEM Lab
4-H Inspire Kids to Do Mindfulness Guide
ABC Australia: Multiple Education Resources
Academic/Classroom Resources (free during COVID)
Arizona Science Center: Science at Home
Conservation and Environmental Education Lessons with Mindfulness Mixed In
Cornell Garden Based Learning - Dig Art! Cultivating Creativity in the Garden
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Great resource for teachers and parents geared toward grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8. There are great suggestions for Family Fun, I Wonders, and Exploration.
Florida Public Archaeology Network (videos, interactive maps, lesson plans)
Florida Archaeology Month
Hour of Coding (all grades)
Ivy League college courses available online
John Muir Laws - This is a full-text download of 'How to Teach Nature Journaling!' You may download the book for use in your home, classroom or at your institution. You may not reproduce any part of the book for sale. If you plan to view the book from your computer, you will find the double-page spreads easier to read. If you plan to print out the whole book, choose the single page download.
Mystery Science Open and Go Lessons K-5
NASA - There are excellent resources available through for youth, families, and educators. The sky is NOT the limit!
National Ocean Service (NOAA) for Kids
Nature Conservancy: Nature Works (multiple options)
NY Agriculture in the Classroom Resources
National and Local Resources from the Public Broadcasting System - Public media
stations are playing a vital role in providing education resources to support
remote learning for students and teachers and to provide families and school
systems with enhanced support during this unprecedented time. This link leads
to a number of those national and local resources.
Rainforest Alliance for Kids
Rainforest Alliance Curriculum
Scholastic Activities PreK through 9th Grade
Story Time From Space
ONLINE EDUCATION AND MEETINGS
Authors Doing Read Alouds Online
Disney/Khan Academy: Imagineering Course
Doodles with Children's Author Mo Willems
ExtensionHorses.org - Our experts have been working all weekend to bring something exciting to you! We've made a HUGE chunk of our best online courses ALL FREE! For (at least) 30 days these will be available free to anyone who is interested. Please share with anyone you think may want to give these a try. To enroll, just click this link and create an account.
- Feed stuffs
- Infectious Diseases
- AND MORE!
FB Live National Jr. Master Gardener Group Meets - Have elementary students at home? Join us for the first ever virtual National JMG Group on Facebook Live!
- Sessions starts Thursday, April 2 and will continue every Tuesday & Thursday at 1pm (CST) and last approx. 20 minutes
- Garden activities will be led by National JMG staff
- Your kids can earn a Junior Master Gardener “Golden Ray Series” Certification in Plant Growth & Development
- And, it’s FREE to JOIN US, HAVE FUN, LEARN and EARN certification!
Free Online: Mindfulness Class for Kids! - Classes will be held on: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT
Junior Master Gardener Videos
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! (free video series) - Watch all of Mo's videos, find activity sheets to print out & follow along, and more! Full YouTube playlist and Facebook page
McKinleys 4-H STEAM Project Club - For the next couple of weeks, Mindful Schools will be offering mindfulness classes for kids! Join us online – for mindful activities, mindful movement, read-alouds – and let’s have fun exploring mindfulness together.
National Ag in the Classroom E-Learning for Teachers and Students
Science Mom Quarantime - Online School from 11am to 1pm
Storyline Online - Children’s Books Read Aloud
Virtual 4-H Art Camp - For 9th -12th grade students. Each week we will release a new lesson with easy to follow instructions and pictures, that can be completed at your own pace. This camp is FREE for anyone to participate (4-H membership NOT required)! We only ask you to fill out the Registration Form to access our Camp website where the lessons will be released every Monday morning (3/23, 3/30, 4/6, & 4/13).
Virtual 4-H Space Camp Texas AM University - For 3rd to 5th grade students. Each week we will release a new experiment with educational and how-to videos. This camp is FREE for anyone to participate (4-H membership NOT required!) We only ask you to fill out the Registration Form via the link provided to access our Campsite where the experiments will be released every Monday morning at 10am CT. (3/30, 4/6, 4/13, & 4/20)
All the virtual concerts, plays, museums and other culture you can enjoy from home
Anne Frank House– Take a 360-degree tour of Anne Frank’s home in Amsterdam.
American Dairy Association North East - Enjoy free virtual farm tours, lesson plans & educational materials for your kids! K-12
April Little Explorers: Virtual Vernal Pool Exploration!
– Tour the
famous London palace virtually.
– Learn about
agriculture through these virtual tours of farms in Canada.
Gettysburg Park - For Teachers, Students and Families
Wall of China
– This panoramic
virtual tour allows you to walk the Great Wall.
Holy Land Tour – Virtually visit Bethlehem, Jerusalem,
Houston Zoo – Watch animals in several of their
exhibits via live webcam.
International Space Station – Take a video tour of the space
The Louvre Museum – Explore exhibits at this famous art
museum in Paris, France.
Mars – Explore the surface of Mars in a
360-degree view while learning about the planet and space exploration.
– Watch sea
creatures in this California aquarium with the live animal cam.
National Parks - Explore U.S. National Parks
360 Degree Cities
Africam - Live Webcams
Alaskan Wild Bear Cams
Alaska Zoo Cam
Ancient Rome Virtual
Tour with Lessons
Anne Frank House Virtual Tour
Atlanta Zoo Panda
Berlin Philharmonic: Digital Concert
Boston Children's Museum
British Museum London
Carolina Tiger Rescue
(also FB live events)
Chamber Music Society Performances
Chattanooga Zoo Webcams
Cincinnati Zoo Virtual
Safaris at 3pm EST daily
Aquarium (home of Winter the dolphin)
Country Music Hall of
Field Trips (multiple options)
Dublin Zoo Webcams Ireland
Duke Farms Eagle Cam: New Jersey
Edheads Stem Games and Activities
Edinburgh Zoo UK
Explore.Org Live Cams
Google Arts and
Culture (multiple options)
Great Wall of China 360
Great Wall of China
map of NYC history via Urban Archive
Kansas City Zoo Animal
Kennedy Center Digital
Center: New Jersey
Marine Traffic Around
Marwell Zoo Webcams UK
Milwaukee County Zoo
Monterey Bay Aquarium
NASA Images Library (click the 'most popular'
National Air &
Space Museum - Smithsonian
National Aquarium Live
National Aquarium Virtual Tour:
National Aquarium: Washington
National Eagle Center: webcams and more
National Gallery of
National Museum of American History,
National Museum of Natural History,
National Museum of
Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
National Park Service
Virtual Tours (multiple options)
History Museum Virtual Exhibits
History Museum Virtual Field Trips
Omaha Zoo from Home
Paignton Zoo Webcams UK
Collections: Images and Tours
Reach the World
Reid Park Zoo: Tucson,
Research Quest (multiple investigations):
Natural History Museum of Utah
Rijks Museum Amsterdam
San Diego Zoo
Schmidt Ocean Institute
with Bill Nye
Shedd Aquarium Virtual
Education Game Center
Son Doong Cave,
Vietnam: Virtual Tour
Memorial Museum Online Exhibits
Yosemite Nature Notes
Yosemite Virtual Tour
You Visit: Virtual-Reality-360-Degree
Experiences - multiple locations
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens Home Safari
USS Constitution - Daily Live Tours at 1pm EST
New England Aquarium Virtual Visits
Cape May County Park/Zoo Zoo School - Available for questions
Last updated April 17, 2020