Science at Home For Kids
Parenting AND teaching at home can be tough, but these educational resources can help you keep your kiddos engaged and learning all about science. It’s a win-win!
- Captain Planet – Resources for Learning at Home
- Nat Geo Kids
- Story Time from Space
- Yellowstone Park Virtual Tour
- Explore the Surface of Mars
Since what would have been the first day of the 2020 Savannah Music Festival, last Thursday, March 26, SMF has been sharing at-home and in-studio video performances by 2020 festival artists on the SMF YouTube channel. Tune in every day this week at 12:30 p.m. and experience SMF Noon30, an online alternative to broadcast in the spirit of the festival!
Thanks to a Google Chrome extension called Netflix Party, groups of friends can get together virtually and watch their favorite Netflix titles on their computers at the same time. The extension also comes with a chat room, so you can share your reactions to the programs as you watch. https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2020/03/17/coronavirus-netflix-party-lets-friends-do-movie-nights-quarantine/5072347002/
Comcast is providing news, information and educational content on X1 and Flex: For those with school-age students at home, we’ve created new educational collections for all grade levels in partnership with Common Sense Media. Just say “education” into your X1 or Flex voice remote. To help keep customers informed, we also have created a collection of the most current news and information on Coronavirus. Just say “Coronavirus” into your X1 or Flex voice remote.
AT&T is helping Americans work and learn remotely. Businesses, universities and schools can keep their teams and classrooms connected through conference calls and video conferencing with Cisco Webex Meetings with AT&T for 90-days, and seamlessly forward calls to both mobile and landline phones with AT&T IP Flexible Reach.
Looking for engaging STEM exercises and online learning opportunities? Be sure to check out the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) Georgia Pathways magazine for great tips and ideas: https://www.tagedonline.org/georgia-pathways/
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!