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Homeschooling in the Pandemic: Resources

1aspirit
març 20, 2020, 2:48 pm

Scholastic is offering free "Learn at Home" ebooks and videos, for (USA-based) pre-k through ninth grade.

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

PBS Kids continues to offer free games and videos designed for students in the lower grade levels.

https://pbskids.org

Museums and zoos are providing virtual tours. I'll add links when I find them again. (Our home internet is too slow for most tours.)

Open Library lends out digitized books, which can be especially useful for research projects.

https://openlibrary.org/help/faq/borrow

Of course, there's also Project Gutenberg for out-of-copyright works.

https://www.gutenberg.org

2aspirit
març 20, 2020, 3:02 pm

Amazon's Audible is offering free streaming stories to children while schools are closed. (Please read Amazon's Privacy Note before signing up.)

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

3aspirit
Editat: març 22, 2020, 11:08 am

More Science!

Weather.gov (USA) has educational resources for homeschoolers.

https://www.weather.gov/learning

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NASA's "STEM Resources for K--12 Educators" is at https://www.nasa.gov/stem/foreducators/k-12/index.html.

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Mission 31 was an underwater project involving aquanaut Jacques Cousteau's grandson, Fabien Cousteau. I just now learned of this 2014 project and have been looking at how to make it into oceanography and engineering lessons. Thirty videos of the 30 days the scientific team spent living within the ocean are available on YouTube (linked below). Each one can be an introduction to new topics.

Overviews...
In the news: https://www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article1974008.html
On the official site: https://www.fabiencousteauolc.org/project/mission-31/

Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPbHEk3CCACoUcma_XR1V_7wGBUPpQ2LJ

Books on the late Jacques Cousteau's oceanic research and inventions: https://www.librarything.com/tag/Jacques+Cousteau

Books on Sylvia Earle, marine biologist and explorer: https://www.librarything.com/tag/Sylvia+Earle

4aspirit
Editat: feb. 17, 2023, 5:44 pm

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5aspirit
abr. 7, 2021, 7:48 pm

>1 aspirit: Update:

Scholastic Learn at Home is no longer free but a paid subscription.

6aspirit
oct. 26, 2021, 10:59 am

Homeschoolers of young children in the USA: Look for an eRead Kids offering at your public library. This is an ebook loan service that's often offered in addition to the library's general ebook collection.

7aspirit
ag. 28, 2022, 9:55 am

8aspirit
ag. 28, 2022, 11:01 am

50 Free Virtual Museum Tours For Homeschooling, by Social Field Trips
https://socalfieldtrips.com/virtual-museum-tours-for-homeschooling-by-subject/