Cincinnati Zoo Virtual Safari - Home Safari Facebook Live each day at 3:00. Each days highlights a different animal and an activity you can do from home. Previous episodes are available on demand.
Franklin Park Conservatory Virtual Experiences - Virtual exhibitions and gardening tutorials are currently available. Virtual tours, classes, and house plant care tutorials are coming soon.
Junior Library Guild @ Home: Reading -
1) I love this one! A new original story being written one week at a time and read aloud live by author Rex Ogle, author of Free Lunch. It's about an ordinary middle school boy who suddenly finds himself in the extraordinary circumstances of living through the coronavirus pandemic. I'll bet it's something you can relate to! Students are encouraged to participate, ask questions, make plot suggestions, or send in illustrations. You get to help write the story! If it has happened to you, maybe it can become a chapter in this story. New chapters will be read on a live webcast each Tuesday at 2:00. Previous Chapters are available on demand. Just Click!
2) JLG also has free access to Elementary and Intermediate ebooks. No username or password required. Just pick a book, click, and read.
Wonderopolis.org - Fascinating facts about our amazing world. Just pick what you want to learn about and click.
ABCya.com - Games galore! Vocabulary, spelling, math, holidays, strategy, or skills. Click your grade, choose a category, and pick your game.
Mrnussbaum.com - Educational games and activities. Many different topics. Choose a topic, pick your grade level, and begin.
National Geographic Kids - So much available for free! Games, videos, quizzes, experiments. Just pick and click.
Time for Kids -
1) Free, age appropriate articles about a wide variety of current issues that appeal to kids. What would you like to learn about? Pick and click.
2) Time for Kids Digital Library is free for the rest of the school year. You do have to register, but there is no cost.
Exploratorium.edu - Fun science activities, lessons, videos, and experiments. Hundreds of options!
Scholastic Learn at Home Magazines - Choose a grade level (3-5 or 6-9) Click on a week. A whole week of fun activities, articles, videos, virtual field trips, quizzes. All kinds of stuff! And a Daily Reading Quest gives great ideas for further extension of what you've learned.
No Internet Access? PBS At Home Learning will have educational programming from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM week days. Topics range from Cyberchase (math games) to Nova (science) or American Experience (history)