INTERMEDIATE (GRADES 4 - 7)
Age appropriate coronavirus resources, home learning activities, and more!
THE KIDS' GUIDE TO CORONAVIRUS WITH KRISTEN BELL
As part of their new #KidsTogether movement, Nickelodeon has released a 45 minute YouTube video hosted by Kristen Bell ("Anna" from Frozen). The video discusses topics such as: "What is coronavirus? How do you prevent it? And when will we be able to go back to school?"
MYSTERY SCIENCE LESSONS (GRADES 4 & 5)
To support virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mystery Science has given free access to a number of "mini lesson" and full length science videos with interactive questions and activities. All of the activities are designed to use supplies parents will likely already have around the home. Free lessons are indicated for Kindergarten to grade 5 only, but full paid memberships are available.
HARRY POTTER AT HOME HUB
Discover "all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied - including special contributions from Bloomsbury and Scholastic, nifty magical craft videos (teach your friends how to draw a Niffler!), fun articles, quizzes, puzzles and plenty more for first-time readers, as well as those already familiar with the wizarding world".
TELUS SPARK SCIENCE FROM HOME
DIY experiments and citizen science: online challenges, science education, content from STEAM (science, technology, art & design, and math) community leaders. Spark will also connect you virtually to remarkable creators, scientists, artists, educators and builders to bring the world to you.
COOL MATH GAMES
A brain-training site, for everyone, where logic & thinking meets fun & games. These games have no violence, no empty action, just a lot of challenges that will make you forget you're getting a mental workout!
CRASH COURSE KIDS YOUTUBE
An incredible resource for visual learners. This bi-weekly (every Tuesday and Thursday) show from the producers of Crash Course is all about grade school science (starts at 5th grade level). Topics include biology, physical science (ie. chemical reactions), Earth science (ie. geology), engineering, geography, astronomy and much more.
SciShow Kids explores all those curious topics that make us ask "why?". Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds. Whether conducting experiments, researching new questions, or talking with experts, there's always something new to discover with SciShow Kids, no matter what your age!
Basic members are currently being offered access to a range of teaching resources normally only available to premium paid memberships. Resources include independent study packages and guided lessons for Preschool and K-5 students.
We are still in the process of posting individual resources in the list above. This is a relatively time consuming process but we recognize that you need support sooner rather than later. Therefore, we are providing you with access to our list of unpublished resources and will continuously update this page as frequently as possible.