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Outside Still Open
Discovery is about modeling curiosity and the wonder and awe of the natural world. Be a co-explorer with your kids: Doing these activities together can make for new discoveries for you all.
NASA STEM Engagement
NASA STEM Engagement delivers tools to increase kids involvement in NASA projects and boost NASA’s contribution to education. This site also includes fun and exciting at-home activities.
Resources for Learning at Home
Captain Planet Foundation
A searchable source of activities related to environmental education from a national non-profit.
What Your Child Will Learn – CA NGSS – Kindergarten-Grade 2
Sacramento County Office of Ed
A brief introduction to the CA Next Generation Science Standards is for parents, explaining 3-Dimensional learning and providing examples of what students in the youngest grades will learn.
California State Parks
This webpage features videos that have been broadcast from state parks throughout California. History, nature, and more — led by park staff.
This website has ideas for connecting with the natural world through engaging events, fun activities and helpful guides.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Curriculum and Resources
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Along with classroom lessons, the Aquarium website features activities to do at home and great videos, including Live-Cam videos of the animals in various onsite exhibits.
Bringing Outdoor Learning Home
A series of blogs highlighting outdoor learning activities that are well-suited to our current social distancing situation.
Financial Literacy Resources
CA Department of Education
A comprehensive list of resources — for home and school use — to help young people of all ages learn financial literacy and money management skills.
NGSS Frequently Asked Questions
California Department of Education
Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2013 adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards for California.
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Help parents and schools support their children and students through crisis and loss.
UCLArts & Healing
Integrates the arts with mental health practices for self-discovery, connection, and empowerment.