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Youth and Family Resources



School Resources for Remote Learning


Digital Collections for Children and Teens

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Online Resources for Learning and Thriving

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Little Ones
Elementary School
Middle and High School

Little Ones

Education
Activities
Fitness & Wellbeing
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Elementary School

Education
Activities
Fitness & Wellbeing
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Middle and High School

Education
  • CK-12 Foundation - Math, science, social studies, English, technology and more for grades 1-12+. Multiple language translations available.
  • Crash Course - Informative and entertaining videos covering topics from biology and chemistry to government and literature.
  • Exploratorium Science Snacks - Explore scientific concepts through fun hands-on activities, many using household materials, from the great scientific minds at San Franciscos Exploratorium.
  • Hour of Code - Watch tutorials on computer science and try your hand at coding activities for all levels, as well as app development in App Lab for middle and high school students.
  • Khan Academy - Short video lessons and tutorials in a variety of languages and subjects, including AP classes and college test preparation.
  • NASA Teachable Moments - Ever dream of becoming one of NASAs future space explorers? Look inside and let NASA share with you the wonder of space exploration.
  • PBS Nova Labs - Take a deep dive into PBS science labs including Polar, Evolution, Cybersecurity, RNA, Cloud, Energy, and Sun.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home for grades 6-9 - Broaden your horizons and spark critical thinking with four weeks of suggested articles and activities on a variety of topics and subjects.
Activities
Fitness & Wellbeing
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No-Tech Educational Activities (for all grades)

English/Language Arts

  • Read together daily
  • Complete a reading log (reflect and summarize what was read)
  • Daily journal writing
  • Make a list of wonderings (things you are curious about) and write about them
  • Write and illustrate books on topics of interest
  • Research a topic and create a project
  • Write letters to friends and relatives

Math

  • Math workbook practice pages
  • Create flashcards for practicing math facts
  • Play a board game
  • Cook together: use a recipe to practice measuring

Science

  • Create a science project (science fair style) and write a report of findings
  • Take a walk, make observations, and ask questions about nature

Art

  • Draw, make, paint, build, sculpt!
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