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Virtual Museum Tours

April 8, 2020
a statue of a person: Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, Italy

12 museums that are currently offering virtual tours include The British Museum, The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and The Van Gogh Museum. The Jewish Museum in NYC, the American Museum of Natural History in NYC and The Whitney also have extensive resources for audiences to explore from home.

Meet Harry Potter or revisit an old friend

April 5, 2020
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter Series #1)
Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone is now available for free!

Author J.K. Rowling has made her first book availabler as a gift to children worldwide who are on lockdown. Through the library’s Overdrive link, you can read or listen to book #1 without charge, without waiting. Thank you Ms. Rowling!

The “Harry Potter at Home” Hub is a virtual wizarding world for ...
Click here to visit Harry Potter at home’s Wizarding World for activities, puzzles and videos.

Magnetic Poetry

April 3, 2020
English 102 Lecture
In honor of April being National Poetry month, magnetic poetry offers a free online version. Usually found on refrigerators, click here for a fun online activity.

Daily WildCare videos for kids

April 3, 2020

Terwilliger Nature Foundation in California posts daily nature and animal videos featuring species that reside at their Education Center.

Examining a songbird. Photo by Alison Hermance

Elizabeth Terwilliger is an educator whose WildCare Nature Hospital and grounds normally serve the public as a refuge and educational center in California. Their daily wildlife videos highlight animals they care for in their Wildlife hospital. You can sign up to receive the daily videos in your inbox or visit the web site to watch. Falcons, opossums, kestrals, hawks, owls and turtles are treated at the WildLife Hospital if injured or orphaned. Click here to begin watching.

TNEC - Terwilliger Nature Education Center

PBS Learning Media k-12

March 31, 2020

PBS has some great resources for Pre-K-12 students who are now learning from home. Free videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for parents and kids to enjoy and support their learning.

Click here for more information.

pbs-learningmedia - WJCT

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