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grades 6–12

Blood-Sucking Bats!

Use this downloadable worksheet to suck some math practice out of these fun facts about vampire bats.

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Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

The Civil Rights Movement: A Photo History

Browse these iconic images that can serve as inspiring, and sometimes painful, reminders of African Americans' struggle for equal status as citizens in our nation.

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MLK

Video

grades 8–12

MLK's Movement

Watch one of these videos focused on MLK's legacy and movement. How can you apply what you learned to the fight for justice today?

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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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make two cool collages

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grades K–6

Make Two Cool Collages

Grab some art supplies, then follow along with this video that'll help you create two types of collages.

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investigating coral bleaching

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grades 6–12

Investigating Coral Bleaching

Use actual data to better understand how rising sea temperatures are affecting coral reefs, some of the most diverse and important ecosystems on Earth.

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digital drawing of James Baldwin

Video

grades 8–12

James Baldwin's World

Learn about James Baldwin, the influential writer who was stalked by the FBI for championing civil rights and social justice.

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chart detective

Worksheet

grades 6–8

Chart Detective

Find the mistakes in this pie chart, and then create one that makes more sense.

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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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Preschool–grade 12

Pass the Appreciation

Gather the family in a circle. Grab a ball or a pillow, toss it to someone, and say something you appreciate about them. Keep it going!

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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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grades 6–12

Virtual Tour of the White House

Did you know the White House has a bowling alley? Take an animated virtual tour of the White House and see if you can count all the rooms!

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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 3–12

Add Some Style to Your Singing

Find out how singers use "runs" and "ornaments," then try some out. Afterward, see if you can identify these techniques in your favorite songs.

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world's tallest building

Article/Ebook

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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story sparks

Activity

grades 7–12

18 Story Sparks to Get You Writing

Create your own short story inspired by photographs and illustrations.

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grades 6–12

Setting Some Goals

What are some goals you want to set for yourself? What steps can you take to reach them? Post them, and adjust along the way!

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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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grades 6–12

The Eiffel Tower Animated Tour

Learn about the various floors and shops located inside this amazing tower, located in Paris, France. Did you know it was almost torn down?

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grades 6–12

The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

¿Tú hablas español? Learn how knowing more than one language changes how your brain works.

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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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transformations and symmetry

Lesson

grades 6–12

Transformations and Symmetry

Discover how symmetry can explain some of the most fundamental laws of nature.

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Activity

grades 6–12

Write and Reflect

Click on the topic categories to find journal-writing prompts that encourage reflection. Make it a daily habit!

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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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Five Deep Breaths

Sit somewhere quiet and breathe in for a count of four. Hold the breath for four seconds. Then let out the breath for eight. Repeat.
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grades 6–12

Setting Some Goals

What are some goals you want to set for yourself? What steps can you take to reach them? Post them, and adjust along the way!

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Video

grades 6–12

Polynesian Navigators

For thousands of years, Polynesian navigators managed voyages without the help of modern navigational aids. How did they do it?

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grades 1–8

Create Your Dance Passion Project

Design your dream dance performance in this interactive workshop that shows how ideas can be expressed through movement.

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curse reverse

Interactive

grades 6–8

Curse Reverse

Lift a curse by returning stolen treasures in the least number of moves. Along the way you'll learn a bit of algebra.

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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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grades 3–12

Thankful Pictures

During the week, take pictures of things you're thankful for. Then combine them into a slideshow, collage, or other collection to revisit and add to.

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Make a Budget

Imagine you have $1,000 every month. Research how much rent, bills, and groceries might be. How much can you afford?
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grades 6–12

Work Out with Avery Williamson

Dips, high knees, push-ups, and more—get moving with this quick set of exercises led by an NFL linebacker.

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message in a bottle

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

Message in a Bottle

Read an article and watch a video about the impact of plastic bottles on the environment. Then explore some of the possible solutions.

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grades 6–12

How to Choose Your News

Learn how opinions and facts affect the news and how to tell them apart.

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verify the variables

Interactive

grades 6–8

Verify the Variables

Use the blocks to figure out which numbers the variables represent. Plug them in and see if they fit!

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where would you live

Activity

grades 6–12

Where Would You Live?

Choose three cities to research, and use the Quick Facts website at the top to answer the questions. Which city is your "winner" and why?

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Worksheet

grades 6–12

What Matters

Print out these cards that each represent different values. Use the activities to reflect on which values matter most to you and then express why.

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I Love My Love

I love my love with an A because they are [add a word that begins with “A”]. When I am with them I feel [add a word that begins with “A”]. Continue through the alphabet.
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Activity

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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grades 6–12

Indigenous Traditions, Contemporary Culture in Oklahoma

Join indigenous hip-hop artist Quese IMC on this day of music, family, art, and history exploring the enduring traditions of the Pawnee and Seminole peoples.

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cooking with family

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

Cooking with Family

Browse the featured recipes on this page for ideas. Or have an adult download the free digital cookbook.

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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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sonia sanchez

Article/Ebook

grades 6–12

How Big Is Your Voice?

Read this poem and consider the voice or perspective it represents. What voice might you describe? Use this poem as inspiration to write your own.

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Preschool–grade 12

Gratitude Jar

Decorate a gratitude jar. When you feel grateful, write or draw the reason on a paper and put it in the jar. Read the results each week.

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1, 2, 3 Game

Count to three and each say a word. Count again and say another word that connects the two. Keep going until you say the same word.
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deep data

Interactive

grades 6–8

Deep Data

Work through this activity that will get you exploring, analyzing, and drawing conclusions based on the data of rising sea levels.

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Activity

grades 6–8

Wake Up, Warm Up, Work It Out

Start your day off right—or boost your spirits in the afternoon—with this energizing warm-up and workout.

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grades 6–12

Your Dream Vacation

Where would you go? Why? Research the details of a city or town and then create a travel brochure!

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