Type: Virtual Experience

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Biology Simulations allows students to practice biology, data analysis virtually

Biology Simulations allows students to practice biology, data analysis virtually

Biology Simulations is an online tool that helps students learn about biology and practice data analysis from the comfort of home. Through the simulations, students are able to experiment with concepts that may take too much time or too many resources to complete otherwise. While simulations cannot replace actual experiences, they can certainly be useful when the...

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Explore Animals in the Wild and in Sanctuaries

Explore Animals in the Wild and in Sanctuaries

Curious learners of all ages (even adults) will love checking out the live coverage of animals on explore.org. Viewers get a candid glimpse at all sorts of animals in the wild, in sanctuaries, and/or in rescue organizations. Watch kittens sleep, schools of fish swim, and penguins feed, all without being seen. This site could be...

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Learning and Fun with Mr. Nussbaum

Learning and Fun with Mr. Nussbaum

MrNussbaum.com is a wonderful resource for students in all grade levels. Offering interactive games, materials, and printables, this site has material for all the core content areas- Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, and more! A variety of passages are available for students to read, as they explore themes ranging in complexity. Students can interact with...

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Smithsonian Learning Lab opens the world to students with authentic, meaningful, personal learning experiences

Smithsonian Learning Lab opens the world to students with authentic, meaningful, personal learning experiences

In an effort to create authentic and meaningful personalized learning experiences for students across the country, The Smithsonian Learning Lab has developed a platform that features more than one million images, recordings, and texts. Using this platform, learners are to access expansive collections in the disciplines of history, science, art, and culture, make interdisciplinary discoveries,...

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CueThink makes math social, collaborative for learners in grades 2-12

CueThink makes math social, collaborative for learners in grades 2-12

Created for students in 2nd through 12th grade, CueThink is a peer-to-peer application that aims to improve students’ critical thinking skills by making math more social and collaborative. In this period of extended school closure, parents and teachers are being urged to keep their learners feeling socially connected, all while practicing social distancing and CueThink...

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Spend the day on the farm without leaving home

Spend the day on the farm without leaving home

Help your learner understand what “Farm to Table” really means. Take them on an immersive virtual tour of several kinds of farms and follow along with documentary-style videos. Check it out here: https://www.farmfood360.ca/

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Visit the great wall of china

Visit the great wall of china

Teach your leaner about what of the world’s greatest architectural marvels and take them on a virtual journey through the 13,000-mile long wall along with several great supplemental readings. Begin your tour here: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

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Take a trip to the zoo without needing to leave the house!

Take a trip to the zoo without needing to leave the house!

The San Diego Zoo website is a great resource for virtual learning. They have several activities, stories, informational articles, and even live videos of several of the animals there. You can take a virtual “walk” through the zoo showing your child each of the animals live. Check it out here: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/index.php/videos

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Drive a rover on mars with NASA

Drive a rover on mars with NASA

After NASA landed it’s next rover on Mars, they wanted to help build an educational experience around the trip. Google and NASA paired up to create something totally immersive. Pop your headphones on, take a seat in the rover, and move around the surface of Mars. Along the way, you’ll have a narrated experience from...