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fraction strips printout

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grades 2–4

Fraction Strips

Print out these fraction strips and cut them up. Then experiment with them in different combinations to see which fractions make up a whole.

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grades 3–12

Math in Three Languages

Choose a language -- English, Spanish, or Portuguese -- then click on a math concept to get some information. Explore other topics, too!

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grades 3–12

Spellbound

Watch this tense documentary about eight spelling champions as they compete for the big prize.

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Paper Airplanes

Try folding paper into airplanes without a model. Then look up different techniques. Which ones fly the farthest?
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grades 3–7

Sally Ride, American Astronaut

Learn about Sally Ride and her incredible journey to become the first American woman astronaut to fly in space.

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grades 3–12

Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

Travel to Belize with Marie McGrory to find out how she made it through (almost) the whole trip without single-use plastics.

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Preschool–grade 5

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Hear about some amazing Asian American leaders and social figures who influenced various historic moments.

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pancakes and fractions

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grades 3–5

Flapjack Fractions

Play this fun online game where you try to flip the correct number of pancakes shown on the fraction.

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the importance of setting

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grades 1–8

The Importance of Setting

Discover the deliberate choices behind settings and how they create moods and themes as well as influence characters and plots.

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–12

Appreciating the Small Things

Thinking about your mother or another caregiver, identify some of the everyday ways that person shows you love. Show your appreciation with a note or hug.

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Two Truths and a Lie

Ask kids to tell you about yesterday and include two true things that happened, and one lie. Guess which is the lie.
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grades K–5

How Do You Go to the Bathroom In Space?

Try not to giggle. This video answers the space question every kid (and maybe every adult) wants to know the answer to.

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grades K–6

Catching Paper Snowflakes

Toss paper confetti into the air and see how many pieces you can catch before they hit the ground.

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recipe poems

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grades 3–4

Recipe Poems

Cook up some creative writing with this fun poetry activity. What's your recipe for Family? How about for School Holiday?

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grades 3–5

Multiplication Mastermind

Practice multiplication skills, and check your knowledge with a post-lesson quiz.

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grades 3–8

Journalism 101

Get a crash course in journalism from Hilde Lysiak, the youngest member of the Society of Professional Journalists, who started reporting on local news before she turned 10.

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grades 3–5

How to Draw Health Heroes: Doctors and Nurse

Learn how to draw a doctor or nurse. Parents, you could even challenge your little artists to turn their drawing into a thank-you card!

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Be Grateful

Think of three things you're grateful for. To yourself or someone else, describe exactly why you appreciate these things.
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Preschool–grade 6

Traditional Chinese Cloth Shoes

See how Li Ziqi, a vlogger based in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province, beautifully sews and glues layers of cloth to create a traditional Chinese shoe.

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grades 3–12

Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

Travel to Belize with Marie McGrory to find out how she made it through (almost) the whole trip without single-use plastics.

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digital life

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grades 4–6

Digital Life 101

Use this video to reflect on the media you consume, create, and share. Consider drawing out a map similar to the one in the video.

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cartoon rainclouds

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grades 3–5

Perfect Precipitation

Rearrange the numbers to give your plants the amount of water they need in this game. Learn place value while watching your plants grow!

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–4

Ancient Underground Mysteries

Read about the ancient tunnels underneath Rome and how scientists are trying to make a map of them so they know where sinkholes might happen.

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grades 1–12

Yoga for the Body

Shape your body and mind with this accessible and welcoming 10-minute yoga routine.

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Memorize a Song

Find lyrics to a favorite song and practice singing several times until you can sing it by heart.
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grades K–5

Food Prep

Make a snack or meal to share. Beginner chefs may want to make sandwiches or prepare a snack plate or fruit salad. Ready for a challenge? Make a family favorite for dinner, or try something new.

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Preschool–grade 6

Traditional Chinese Cloth Shoes

See how Li Ziqi, a vlogger based in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province, beautifully sews and glues layers of cloth to create a traditional Chinese shoe.

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Samples of common phrases

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grades 1–4

Grow Your Language

How does what we say shape our mindset toward learning? Cut out these common phrases and sort them on the worksheet to start a discussion.

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grades 3–5

Calculating Area and Perimeter

Learn a couple methods for figuring out the perimeter and area of a rectangle in this sci-fi-themed video.

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Preschool–grade 3

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake

Find out who takes the cake in this silly mystery. What were the clues? Try to write or draw your own mystery.

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Worksheet

grades 3–5

Gratitude and Happiness

Take a moment out of your day to consider the role of gratitude in our lives.

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Draw Yourself

Look into a mirror and draw what you see. Remember to include your eyebrows, eyes, nose, lips, and chin.
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Preschool–grade 5

Choose Some Fun Fitness

Select an age and choose a skill to find a fun physical activity to practice.

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grades 4–12

Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary

Ever wonder what the number on the bottom of plastic items means? Learn about the plastic numbering system and why it came to be.

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super digital citizen

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grades 3–5

Super Digital Citizen

Discover the Digital Citizens -- superheroes that solve digital dilemmas in responsible ways.

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grades 1–12

CK-12 (For Students)

Choose a subject and specific topic to practice or learn some math, science, or social studies.

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–8

Solve the Mysteries

After reading these short mysteries, see if you can solve them before looking at the answers. How did you figure them out?

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grades 3–12

Write a Thank-You Note

Think about a kind gesture someone did for you recently. Write them a thank note to let them know how much you appreciated it.

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Staring Contests

Look into each other's eyes and try not to blink. Or smile. Or laugh. Who wins?
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grades 4–8

5 Women Artists' Stories

Learn about Sonia Boyce, Barbara Hepworth, Yayoi Kusama, Georgia O’Keefe, and Dayanita Singh, five women artists who have changed the art world.

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various webcam feeds

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Preschool–grade 3

Wildlife Around the World

Peek into your favorite animals' world through a livecam, or explore the highlight videos and talk about what you see and hear.

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sample recipe book

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grades 1–5

Create a Recipe Book

Write and assemble a book of your original recipes, or of recipes you've collected from friends and family. Consider adding photos or illustrations.

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an agent using superpowers

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grades 1–3

Odd Mysteries

Become an Odd Squad agent and use math to find the mysterious creatures.

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Preschool–grade 5

Toontastic 3D

Tell an animated story with fun characters, settings, props, recorded narration, and more. Along the way, learn the elements of a great story.

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grades K–5

Ernest and Celestine

Watch this gorgeously animated movie (available free on Kanopy) about unlikely friendships.

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Imagine the Perfect Candy

Take turns imagining and describing your perfect candy bar. (What flavors would it have? Crunchy or chewy?) Then create an advertising jingle to sell it.
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grades 4–12

Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary

Ever wonder what the number on the bottom of plastic items means? Learn about the plastic numbering system and why it came to be.

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grades 3–12

Toss and Think

Use your brain and your body in this game of concentration. All you need is a ball or something to toss.

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grades 3–12

Flip-Flop Sculptures

Watch how Ocean Sole is cleaning up the ocean by taking washed-up flip-flops and transforming them into beautiful sculptures.