Resources During Quarantine

LIVE, VIRTUAL, & EDUCATIONAL events/resources If you see an “A” next to the resource it is Alabama specific! As these resources are being offered in response to the current Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent quarantine the events and resources are subject to change at any time. 

LIVE EVENTS (Find their social media pages and websites for details on TIMES when they will be going LIVE and you can interact with them. Most leave the  recordings up to be viewed later) 

HISTORY

Northeast Georgia History Center (NEGAHC)  livestream program by the Northeast Georgia History Center.

NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL  Join us as we explore the end of World War II and its impact on the 20th century to today.

(A) University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum LIVE Story times AND Archaeology events. See FB for details. 

(A) Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum is doing LIVE events “Museums from Your Home”. 10am CST. See their Facebook page for details. 

SCIENCE

(A) Alabama Farmers Federation page will go live every Friday at 10 a.m. through May 22. Viewers can ask questions and each video will include links to educational activities centered around the featured commodity. 

(A) NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center Hurricanes At Home webinar. More info HERE

Sand Castle University Live sand castle building on their FB page. 

Exploreum Science Center LIVE tours and science experiments (watch FB for details) 

(A) Dauphin Island Sea Lab ~Meet the scientist, Meet the Educator. See Facebook page for details

Explore California State Parks PORTS Home Learning Programs! PORTS Home Learning Program you’re interested in to register. Visit our Teacher Resources page for tips and tricks for integrating PORTS into your digital classroom.

Sharks 4 Kids Webinars: See Website for line up of LIVE events and their Youtube for recordings! 

(A) Mobile Medical Museum is doing LIVE lessons on medical themed sciences. See their Facebook page for details. 

Janet’s Planet LIVE Astronaut Academy. See their FB page for details. 

READING

Goodnight with Dolly Parton; Thursdays at 7pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/2518816801707089/

Burton Reads (Reading RAinbow)

https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/stitcher/levar-burton-reads?fbclid=IwAR03TLP4YHJlHQ13-aK13qJXzoIhKG94x8KBK7a9XfUc_Lb_cvHUKxEk6OM

ART

(lessons)

MAKE: free art lessons on our Facebook page

Metropolitan Ballet of Tacoma  Schedule varies, see their FB page for details.  LIVE streaming ballet lessons.

McHarper Manor  live daily Monday through Friday at 1pm Eastern Time

free art & craft tutorials to create at home with your kids!

Narwhal and Jelly LIVE art classes. See their FB for details. 

Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE.

weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET

The Rockettes Will Launch a Weekly Dance Class Live on Instagram

AUTHOR OF ‘CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS’ IS GIVING FREE DRAWING LESSONS AND READINGS

(Viewing)

The Metropolitan Opera 7:30 PM ET nightly

available to view anytime for the next 20 hours.

Red Yarn 10am (PT) Mon, 10am Wed & 5:30pm Thur.

Folk Music/Puppetry

Paris Opera is screening its performances online for free

Center for Puppetry Arts This week we’re continuing to expand our @Home offerings. Our FREE programming includes a tour of our special exhibit, puppets shows, workshops, and more. This week we’ve also added a special workshop for teens and adults, and new on-demand puppet shows from our digital library. It’s spring…let’s puppet!

Andrew Lloyd Webber will be streaming his musicals online for free every week.

The Globe Theatre Is Closed but You Can Stream Shakespeare’s Plays

ANIMALS

(Lesson)

Beekeeping 101 This online course about the science and practice of beekeeping is for beginning beekeepers. It covers bee biology and behavior, hive management, equipment, bee products, and more.

(viewing)

Cinncinati zoo & Botanical Garden (can’t get it to tag! Just search them on FB!) Live each weekday at 3pm (ET)

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens LIVE anmial encounters

New England Aquarium LIVE Animal interactions

Utah’s Hogle Zoo is going LIVE at 12:30 CDT with Facebook Field trips to meet the animals

Adelaide Zoo LIVE daily animal encounters, see their FB for details. 

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo – “The Little Zoo That Could” LIVE daily animal encounters on Facebook. 11am CDT

COOKING:

Food Network Kitchen  Monday at 5 p.m (ET)

Cleveland’s Iron Chef Michael Symon will be offering live online daily cooking demos

VIRTUAL

Take a Virtual Tour of Black Thunder Coal Mine 

Cirque du Soleil shows for free online 

GEOshow is a guided virtual field trip (VFT) 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

(A) The University of Alabama ACCESS Support Center , is offering free online courses through its Franchise Model to all students in grades 7-12 in the state of Alabama.

Giant Screen Films has made several of their classic features available for free on Vimeo!

The White House Historical Association has created new online educational resources for parents, students, educators, and learners of all ages.

(A) Alabama Public Television (APT) will modify its weekday schedule to offer blocks of programming for pre-K through 12th grades.

For more info: https://aptv.org/story.asp?StoryID=2001

Dyson Creates 44 Free Engineering & Science Challenges 

National Geographic launches a homeschool hub for parents and teachers

In the American Girl Online Library, you’ll find three new books, centered around a specific girl and her story, available to download for free. The downloadable books include the first book of the series along with the accompanying “Smart Girl’s Guide” and teacher’s guide.

(A) Alabama History@Home is an online window into state’s past and more. Alabama Archives. 

History Museum of Mobile History at Home. Activities, printables, guided tours. 

Mobile Museum of Art brings the power and inspiration of art directly to you. Here, we share virtual tours of our exhibitions, behind-the-scenes tours, art lessons for the whole family, and studio sessions from some of our favorite artists.

Nikon is offering free online photography classes for all of April

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