Mehaffie Education Resoursces
4/7/2020
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Education Resources 
 

With schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, parents may be looking for resources to keep children engaged in learning throughout the day. Below are some of my favorites.

As always, you can learn about school closures, free meals and more at the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s webpage.

Scholastic Learn At Home Program – for all ages
www.scholastic.com/learnathome  

WITF Learning at Home – curriculum content airing on TV and available online https://www.witf.org/families-and-children/learning-at-home/ 

Mystery Science –science lessons for K-5th grade:
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

Hippocampusorg – 7,000 free videos for various subjects:
https://hippocampus.org/

Virtual Museum Tours –
https://www.parents.com/syndication/museums-with-virtual-tours/                                    

Virtual Field Trips –
https://www.virtualfieldtrips.org/

Explore PA History -
http://explorepahistory.com/
                                   
Boardmaker – a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication: https://goboardmaker.com/pages/activities-to-go
                                   
DeltaMath –math content from middle school through AP Calculus:
https://deltamath.com/overview
                                   
Adventure Aquarium – fun and educational activities:
https://www.adventureaquarium.com/Kids-Activities

Cape May County Park & Zoo – Virtual Zoo School:
http://www.capemaycountynj.gov/1400/Virtual-Zoo-School
                                   
Pittsburgh Zoo – Zoo’s web cams, podcast, and educational/ fun programming: https://www.pittsburghzoo.org/bringing-the-zoo-to-you/
                                   
Elmwood Zoo – Weekdays at 11 a.m. is ‘Zoo School Live’ and one can post live questions: https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/?s=zoo+school+live
                                   
Cincinatti Zoo – Home Safari Facebook Live each day at 3 p.m. (also on YouTube channel): http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/
                                   
Philadelphia Zoo – At 2 p.m. weekdays, the zoo goes live on Facebook:
https://philadelphiazoo.org/,
https://www.facebook.com/pg/philadelphiazoo/posts/?ref=page_internal
                                   
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk – The Maritime Museum of Norwalk CT has Live Facebook shows at 3 p.m. and replays here:
https://www.maritimeaquarium.org/#home-events-cal, https://www.facebook.com/pg/maritime.aquarium/posts/?ref=page_internal
                                   
List of zoos that are live-streaming animals to ease Coronavirus isolation – https://wdef.com/2020/03/18/
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PBS News Extra – news for grades 6 to 12
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/
                                   
Delish Kids + Parents Cooking Class – Instagram Live (handle is @Delish) at 1:00pm: https://www.delish.com/, https://www.instagram.com/delish/?hl=en
                                   
Pennsylvania Department of Health – Ice Cream in a Bag https://www.agriculture.pa.gov/foodforthought/Pages/Article.aspx?post=82&fbclid=IwAR1cfF5Cb2ijXYZnJctQYDUcRAZmuH45vIQY9
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Calendar of virtual field trips for families/ daily activities –
https://docs.google.com/document/d/
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