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What is an Aurora?
NASA gives us a fun and easy to understand an explanation of the aurora borealis. They also have additional resources for teachers and an art activity!
This collection of video games offers teachers and students the opportunity to play with civic skills and knowledge. The games would work for a family activity as well and build civics knowledge we all need to be responsible citizens. (Some of the games have been translated for English learners.)
Art Night Ideas
California State PTA
Here is a set of art projects with instructions. It is a great starting point for any Art Night, whether in person or online.
Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Mars 2020 Mission
NASA at JPL
Current information and updates on the Mars Mission happening NOW. Interactive tools, student challenges, Audio, Photos, Video. All about Perseverance and Mars.
Get the Facts About Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Blogs, videos, info-graphics, printable brochures and more information to help you understand eating disorders.
M&M Mathematics-Instructions & CAPTA Video
California State Parent Teacher Association
California State Parent Teacher Association This at-home experiment done by members of California State PTA shows just how easy and rewarding it is to engage your child in STEAM activities. These instructions show how math can be engaging, fun, and delicious.
Engaging Kids in the Mars Landing and Exploration
The most advanced rover ever built by NASA landed on Mars and scientists need caregivers and educators’ help to encourage kids to get curious about the rover and space exploration.
Mars for Kids
NASA has a huge list of activities, videos and resources to help your family learn more about the Red Planet, Mars.
Cyber Families: Connect, Create, Care
Dr. Lesley Farmer, CSU Long Beach
Created by Dr. Lesley Farmer, of CSU Long Beach, this blog “provides biweekly thematic online activities for the whole family to do together.” The themes are varied and Dr. Farmer has been posting this blog since 2012, to they are numerous as well.
The Learning Launchpad
Chabot Space and Science Center
This virtual resource center provides great ideas for exploring and learning more about the Universe and Planet Earth with new activities, videos and more. They bring science to life with guides to hands-on activities and the learning goals behind them.
Virtual Calming Room
Sacramento City USD
Here you will find exercises, puzzles, music, guided meditation and more. Support for mental health of all ages.