- Bayshore Center's Virtual Experience: The Bayshore Center is offering their educational programs to those who are unable to come to their location at this time. It can be fun for all ages and will enlighten and inspire participants.
- Cape May County Virtual Zoo School: Join in Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. for virtual tours of the zoo! They will feature short clips of different animals and teach you all about them. At the end of every clip there will be a challenge for viewers to do right at home.
- Watch the beluga whales at the Georgia Aquarium: There’s a beluga whale webcam set up at the Georgia Aquarium, so you can see what your whale friends are up to at anytime.
- Boston Children's Museum: Visit Boston Children’s Museum without leaving your living room.
- British Museum, London: This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. You can also find hundreds of artifacts on the museum’s virtual tour.
- Guggenheim Museum, New York: Google’s Street View feature lets visitors tour the Guggenheim’s famous spiral staircase without ever leaving home. From there, you can discover incredible works of art from the Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.
- J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles: European artworks from as far back as the 8th Century can be found in this California art museum. Take a Street View tour to discover a huge collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, and photographs.
- Musée d’Orsay, Paris: You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.
- The Mutter Museum: Offers online resources related to questions where social studies and science overlap in 19th and 20th century America. The current (and currently closed) exhibit is entitled "Going Viral: Infection through the Ages."
- National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul: One of Korea’s popular museums can be accessed from anywhere around the world. Google’s virtual tour takes you through six floors of Contemporary art from Korea and all over the globe.
- National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.: This famous American art museum features two online exhibits through Google. The first is an exhibit of American fashion from 1740 to 1895, including many renderings of clothes from the colonial and Revolutionary eras. The second is a collection of works from Dutch Baroque painter Johannes Vermeer.
- Penn Museum's Online Collections: A one stop portal for the vast range of digital content offered by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology!
- Pergamon Museum, Berlin: As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.
- Uffizi Gallery, Florence: This less well-known gallery houses the collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de'Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de'Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.
- Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam: Anyone who is a fan of this ingenious painter can see his works up close by virtually visiting this museum – the largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh, including over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 personal letters.
To see more of Google Arts & Culture’s collection of museums, visit the collection’s website. There are thousands of museum Street Views on Google as well. Google Arts & Culture also has an online experience for exploring famous historic and cultural heritage sites.
- Curtis Institute of Music "Curtis is Here" Series: a new weekday series of videos from their extensive collection—Curtis Is Here. Curated around a weekly theme, videos of favorite and rarely seen Curtis performances will be posted on weekdays at noon EDT, accompanied by welcoming commentary from members of the Curtis community.
- Coursera: Delve into Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas or learn about the World of the String Quartet in free online courses taught by Curtis faculty on Coursera.
- Metropolitan Opera: The “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30 p.m. each night on the Met's homepage and will remain available for 20 hours. The performance will also be available on the Met Opera’s On-Demand apps.
Seattle Symphony Broadcasts: The Seattle Symphony will continue sharing performances that provide strength, comfort and joy. The musicians of the Seattle Symphony have generously volunteered to share free broadcasts with everyone during this time of uncertainty.
- Take a virtual field trip to Yellowstone National Park: Virtually visit the Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs, and so much more with a digital field trip to Yellowstone.
- Take a virtual tour of Sequoia National Park: Sequoia National Park is a national park in California. With Google Maps, you can scroll over different terrains and click on places of interest.
- Take a virtual tour of Glacier National Park: Glacier National Park is a national park located in Montana. With Google Maps, you can scroll over different terrains and click on places of interest.
- Explore the breathtaking Kenai Fjords, Hawaii Volcanoes, Carlsbad Caverns, Bryce Canyon and Dry Tortugas national parks here.
- Interactive Constitution: Since its launch in 2015, this non-partisan tool has allowed learners of all ages to engage with the text of the Constitution, discover how experts agree and disagree about its history and meaning, and explore arguments on all sides of the constitutional debates at the center of American life.
- Khan Academy: Check out these free learning resources from Khan Academy.
- Library of Congress' Primary Source Sets
- The Museum Computer Network (MCN) has created the Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections.
- Philadelphia Museum of Art's Collection of Home Lessons & Experiences
The Science of Well-Being by Yale University: In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.
WHYY Brings the Classroom Home: Schools are closed and families are staying home to stay healthy. WHYY has free resources and activities that can make the day-to-day easier for kids, parents, and teachers!
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- To view an awesome list of student technology resources put together by District Technology Specialist Jen Goldberg, click here. The list includes resources for General Games & Activities, Literacy, STEM, Coding and Social Studies!
- Check out Mars: Explore the surface of Mars with this digital 360° camera.
- Imagineering in a Box with Khan Academy
- Kid-Friendly Exercises with Sworkit
- Science and Cooking Experiments with Club SciKids
- Walk the Great Wall of China
- Virtual Disney World: Virtually experience Walt Disney World attractions, shows, hotels, monorails, trains, boats, park areas, and more within an interactive 360º video environment.