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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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grades 3–5

Remembering the March

Read about the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963 and Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

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grades 3–5

The Power of a Letter

Read about a teacher who wrote encouraging letters to students. Then take the quiz, review the power words, and write about why the letters meant so much.

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Try Something Hard

Think of something that isn't easy for you -- drawing a hand, braiding hair, multiplying by fours -- and practice it until you improve.
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Daily Art Challenges

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 8

Daily Art Challenges

Print or save these calendars and use them as inspiration for daily creative activities. They're open-ended and don't require any specific supplies.

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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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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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no mirrors in my nana's house

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Preschool–grade 3

No Mirrors in My Nana's House

Listen to this poetic story of a child's love reflected in her Nana's eyes. Plus hear a musical version at the end of the video.

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grades K–5

Letter of Appreciation

Practice your writing skills by writing a thank you note to your favorite teacher. Include a drawing, too!

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Listen Carefully

Ask an adult a question about their past. Listen very carefully and don't interrupt. Then, ask another question related to what they just said.
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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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grades K–5

Simple Stretches

Get ready for your day with these arm and leg stretches.

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Wilma Rudolph

Article/Ebook

grades 3–12

Essential Black History Texts

Browse, select, and read from this great collection of nonfiction and fiction texts written by Black writers, artists, and activists.

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Interactive

grades 1–4

Mystery Number

Use greater-than and lesser-than clues to find the right number.

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a winning team

Article/Ebook

grades 3–5

A Winning Team

Meet the president-elect, Joe Biden, and vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, and learn more about their lives.

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grades 5–12

Living on One Dollar

Watch this earnest, eye-opening documentary about rural poverty in Guatemala.

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Change Up Your Walk

Take a walk along a different route from your normal one (or start in the opposite direction). See if you notice anything 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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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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Activity

grades 3–5

Tricky Pictures: Get the Facts

Some people change the pictures they post online. How can you tell what's real? Slow down and use your critical-thinking skills to get the facts.

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grades K–6

A Snail's Pace

Play this game and see which snail will win the race. Use mental addition, probability, and patterns to move your snail to the finish line!

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Article/Ebook

grades 3–6

Seaweed Solution

Can kelp farming help slow climate change? Learn about the pros and cons of producing this underwater resource.

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grades 3–12

Five Best …

Ask each other to name the five best somethings. Could be sandwiches, cities, or sock lengths. The sky's the limit.

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Draw a Flower

Think of your favorite flower -- real or imaginary. Now draw it with as much detail as you can. Use a photo or just your mind.
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My Summer Checklist

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 4

My Summer Checklist

What new things do you want to try this summer? Use this sheet to track your summer fun!

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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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Video

grades 3–6

Long Way North

Watch this thrilling animated tale of a young girl's search for her grandfather in the 19th century. (81 minutes)

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which one holds more

Lesson

grades 2–6

Which One Holds More?

Grab two sheets of paper and create two different-size cylinders. Predict which one will hold more Legos, beads, or other objects of your choice!

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grades 3–6

Family Interview Project

Use these questions (or write your own) to interview a family member. Write down or record their answers, and share with the whole family.

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grades K–5

Rose, Bud, Thorn

Describe your day to a family member with one thing that fits each category: Include something positive (rose), something hopeful (bud), and something challenging (thorn). Take turns sharing.

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Geography

Name a place in the world. The next person has to think of a place that starts with the last letter of the place.
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grades 3–12

Healthy Meals Remix

Choose three of your family's favorite meals, and see if there's an even healthier spin you can put on them. More veggies? Less salt? Try your new recipe!

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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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block cyberbullying

Activity

grades 3–5

Block and Report Bullying Online

Sometimes people say and do things online that can hurt others. Learn how to block and report people who bully others online.

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various strings on a plate

Activity

grades 5–7

Find Pi Everywhere

Discover the magical mathematical nature of pi. All you'll need is a circular object, some string, and scissors.

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get the scoop

Article/Ebook

grades 1–5

Get the Scoop!

Print out this monthly magazine filled with interesting articles, activities, puzzles, and more!

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Video

grades 3–8

Benjamin Franklin's Curiosity

Introduce kids to the curiosity that led to Franklin's many successes. Afterward, help kids consider how their own curiosity could improve the lives of others.

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Thinking of an Animal

Think of a specific kind of animal. Have other players ask only yes-or-no questions to try to figure it out.
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grades 1–5

Room in a Box

Gather some art supplies and odds and ends you can use to make a miniature room inside a box. Watch the video for inspiration.

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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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april activity calendar

Worksheet

Preschool–grade 5

Monthly Activity Calendar and Coloring Sheets

Get daily ideas for outdoor play. Enjoy these fun, screen-free activities!

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various shapes that forms a person

Lesson

grades 3–8

Tangram Puzzle

Play this ancient game, where you create different shapes and figures, using just seven geometric tiles. There are 40 interactive puzzles to choose from.

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and the winner is

Article/Ebook

grades 3–6

And the Winner Is …

Find out who declares the winner of an election, and how they can declare a winner before all the votes are counted.

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Video

grades 3–12

Spellbound

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

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Dictionary

Take turns choosing weird words from the dictionary. Have everyone write a pretend definition and try to guess the real one.
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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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grades 3–12

Home Workout with Jerome Williams

Wide Open School Exclusive: Get court-ready with NBA legend Jerome Williams in this workout series covering fundamentals from jumping jacks to burpees.

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African drumming

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grades 3–8

African Drumming

Explore the influential history of African drumming, and try out some of the key techniques. Click through and watch the other videos.