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world's tallest building

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grades 5–10

World's Tallest Building

Find out about the architecture, materials, and process used to create the world's tallest building. Then explore the math problems and social justice activities.

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grades 4–12

Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers

Write a meaningful letter of thanks to essential workers that returns their acts of service and kindness.

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Website/App

grades 5–12

Cool Crowdsourced Collection

Journey through these videos and photos to get a sense of the people, places, and nature around the world. Then submit your own content!

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Kick It

Grab a bean bag, small ball, or crumpled-up piece of paper. Using only your feet, kick it up to yourself or back and forth as many times as you can.
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mythical map

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grades K–5

Mythical Map

Dream up an imaginary world and write down its key characteristics. Then use stuff from around your home to create a map on the floor.

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sharks the real story

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grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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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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add the animal shoes

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grades 2–4

Add the Animal Shoes

Figure out how many shoes you need for the animals. Try to do it without counting each foot.

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grades 3–5

Write and Perform

Write an original rap, song or spoken word poem with friends, family members or by yourself. Practice your performance.

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grades 5–6

In It Together

Read about efforts in four countries to keep people healthy during the pandemic. What can you do to help lift people's spirits?

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Prepare a Puzzle

Draw a picture on a piece of paper and glue it to a piece of cardboard. Cut it into puzzle pieces and challenge a family member to put it together.
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sharks the real story

Video

grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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Preschool–grade 3

I See, I See

Get creative with this follow-the-leader improv game.

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Activity

grades 3–5

Create a Family Movie Guide

Create a family movie guide that not only will be a lasting piece of memorabilia but will also help with writing skills.

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make the penguin match

Interactive

grades K–3

Make the Penguin Match

Use your spatial skills to turn the penguin all around to match the picture. Try to do it in the fewest number of moves!

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how to address an envelope

Activity

grades 3–5

Address an Envelope

Learn the steps of this important skill. Then, write a letter to friends or family—they'll be delighted to get it in the mail.

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Preschool–grade 12

Grand Canyon Trek

Chill out on this awe-inspiring (and long!) Grand Canyon hike featuring great footage and vibes. If you're up for it, walk along with the video!

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Top Secret Learning

Think about something that you know has tons of learning value but may not typically be considered educational. Share your experiences with a family member or teacher.
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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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sharks the real story

Video

grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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presenting yourself

Video

grades 5–7

Presenting Yourself Online

Being yourself on social media is complicated. Explore the benefits and drawbacks of experimenting with your identity, and how you present yourself, in digital spaces.

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stone kites

Article/Ebook

grades 5–10

Stone Kites?

Learn about these mysterious stone structures in the western desert of Saudi Arabia. Then, try out some of the math questions.

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evolution of the book

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Video

grades 5–12

Evolution of the Book

What makes a book a book? Learn about the origins of bookmaking from design and fonts to paper and spines.

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making your own reward

Activity

grades 1–5

Create an Award for Yourself

What's something special about you? What makes you great? It could be anything! Design an award for that thing, and write up the recognition letter.

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Scavenger Hunt

Write five creative clues that will lead someone to a treasure. Do it outside if you can!
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Activity

grades 3–7

Cooking Up Culture

Choose from a variety of recipes from around the world. Then explore some tasty traditions from different cultures.

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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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little lunch cover photo

Video

grades 1–5

Little Lunch

Take a trip Down Under to visit some kids during their morning recess in this mockumentary-style comedy for kids.

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goats that climb

Article/Ebook

grades 5–10

Goats That Climb

Find out how and why goats climb, and then choose one or more of the math questions to try. Check out the extra resources, too.

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grades 1–12

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Listen to all two hours and 44 minutes of Scarlett Johansson reading this classic tale of madcap adventure.

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your role model responding to your letter

Activity

grades 3–6

Your Hero Writes You a Response Letter

Imagine your hero responded to a letter you wrote them. What might they say?

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Flower Safari

Walk around your neighborhood and see how many different types of flowers you can find. Draw them or take a picture of each and try to identify them when you get home.
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Worksheet

Preschool–grade 5

Play at Home Playbook

Printable playbook of games that follow CDC guidelines and can be played at home with little to no equipment.

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sharks the real story

Video

grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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balancing life and technology

Video

grades 4–6

My Media Balance

How are some media choices more or less healthy than others? What does media balance look like for you? Learn more in this video.

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grades 4–5

Mixed Up About Mixed Numbers?

Learn how to use a visual, step-by-step approach to transform improper fractions into mixed numbers.

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telling stories without words

Article/Ebook

grades 3–6

Telling Stories Without Words

Take a closer look at what it's like to be a photojournalist, and read what one photojournalist has to say about her job.

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Preschool–grade 12

Focus on Your Relationship

Connecting with your kid is more important than any assignment. Make time for it, and learning will be easier.

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Create Your Own Country, City, or Neighborhood

On a large piece of cardboard, draw the landmasses, roads, skyscrapers, and more to make up your imaginary place. Add toys or household items to make it 3D!
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create a cut out figure

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grades K–6

Create a Cutout Figure

Create along with this video that'll show you how to create a cutout, draw, and color a portrait of someone you know.

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sharks the real story

Video

grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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homemade menu

Activity

grades K–3

Make A Menu

Let your kid(s) be the chef. Use this printable template or a blank piece of paper to get your kids planning today's lunch menu.

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amusement parks

Worksheet

grades 3–5

Find the Most Amusement Parks

Solve the problems in this packet using the state-by-state amusement park data in the chart. Which state has the most amusement parks? The least?

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ellen bass

Article/Ebook

grades 3–8

Lost and Found

After you read the poem, think about what it's like to find something that was lost. Create something (poem, art, etc.) that captures that feeling.

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Preschool–grade 3

It's Never Too Early to Talk About Justice

Listen to this story about racial inequities told in a way that's easy to understand and encourages action.

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Think Like a Computer

Create a set of picture cards that show every step of a task, similar to how a computer works. For example, what steps do you take to brush your teeth?
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sharks the real story

Video

grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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grades K–5

Rock Paper Scissors Stretch

See who can stretch the farthest with this modified rock, paper, scissors game.

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learn by doing

Website/App

grades K–5

Learn by Doing

Explore the educational challenges other kids are doing, and try some yourself. Make and upload videos only with permission!