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CILC and its wonderful content providers have come together to provide core curriculum every day of the week for homebound students in grades K–6th. We are offering, free of charge, interactive, live-streamed programs daily Monday to Friday. The programs are delivered by our highly professional content providers.

Please register, by Grade Level, by clicking on the button below each section. Once you have registered you will receive an email from Zoom with connection information in it. You also will get a reminder 24 hours before the event and 1 hour before the event.

ATTENTION EDUCATORS: It is important for each student to be registered by their parent rather than you. Each sign up generates a unique link to join the program and sharing links can cause issues.

Check our YouTube Channel for recordings of the programs you missed!

(Available for a limited amount of time; please note some programs may not be available for recordings)

Week of March 30th Programming

  • PEC
  • APRIL 27
  • April 27

    11:00 AM ET

    A Plant's Life

    by Longwood Gardens

    For Grades K-2

    Explore the life cycle of flowering plants from seed through pollination

  • Registration Closed
    for A Plant's Life
  • April 27

    12:00 PM ET

    Butterfly Action Science

    by Author Valerie Marsh

    For Grades K-2

    Enjoy a folktale about butterflies! Cut out a butterfly and use it to learn the science concepts of push/pull, gravity and incline. Students will need a piece of paper, scissors, a length of string and a paper clip.

  • Registration Closed
    for Butterfly Action Science
  • April 27

    1:00 PM ET

    Marine Mammal Rescue & Rehabilitation

    by Pacific Marine Mammal Center

    For Grades 3-4

    Discover natural and human caused threats to marine mammals in the wild. Learn how Pacific Marine Mammal Center rescues and rehabilitates these animals, releasing them back to their ocean home for a second chance at life! See what you can do to keep these animals and their environment safe no matter where you live!

  • Registration Closed
    for Marine Mammal Rescue & Rehabilitation
  • April 27

    2:00 PM ET

    Archeological Sites

    by Midwest Archeological Center - NPS

    For Grades 5-6

    Students will virtually tour a number of famous archeological sites, learning how archeologists locate and define those sites. Q&A will allow students to understand what we can learn from sites and why they are important. Students will also be introduced to our national parks and the concept of stewardship.

  • Registration Closed
    for Archeological Sites
  • PEC
  • APRIL 28
  • April 28

    11:00 AM ET

    Vaccum Science

    by Michigan Science Center

    For Grades K-2

    In this matter exploration activity, we'll investigate the effects on solids, liquids, and gases when they are exposed to the vacuum of space!

  • Registration Closed
    for Vaccum Science
  • April 28

    12:00 PM ET

    Movement and Motion

    by Pro Football Hall of Fame

    For Grades K-2

    This program examines the relationship of science and the game of professional football. Straight line movement, zig-zags, circular motion, back & forth, pushing & pulling - all movements that influence the sport.

  • Registration Closed
    for Movement and Motion
  • April 28

    1:00 PM ET

    Seabirds of Alaska

    by Alaska SeaLife Center

    For Grades 3-4

    Explore the Alaska SeaLife Center's aviary and learn about the amazing adaptations of deep-diving puffins, murres, guillemots, and more!

  • Registration Closed
    for Seabirds of Alaska
  • April 28

    2:00 PM ET

    Scaling the Solar System

    by Mystic Seaport Museum

    For Grades 5-6

    Some concepts in Astronomy are difficult to convey simply due to the vastness of outer space. However, small-scale models are a powerful way to overcome these hurdles. In this session, we will use a variety of models and methods to devise fun ways to express astronomical distances, and also to compare the different sizes of celestial bodies.

  • Registration Closed
    for Scaling the Solar System
  • PEC
  • APRIL 29
  • April 29

    11:00 AM ET

    What is a Cartouche?

    by Penn Museum

    For Grades K-2

    Ancient Egyptians wrote the name of pharaohs and other royal people in hieroglyphs inside an oval with a horizontal line at one end. This special way of writing the name is called a cartouche (pronounced car – toosh). Take a close look at a pharaoh’s cartouche on the Sphinx that is located in the Penn Museum then create your own version of a cartouche, with your royal name on display for all to see

  • Registration Closed
    for What is a Cartouche?
  • April 29

    12:00 PM ET

    Asian Elephants - Poo Paper Park

    by Learn Around The World

    For Grades K-2

    On this VFT, we're visiting the Poo Paper Park in Thailand. You'll learn about making paper with, you guessed it, Elephant Poo. This is one of our favorite forms of elephant tourism and we can't wait for you to experience it. Don't forget to watch your step!

  • Registration Closed
    for Asian Elephants - Poo Paper Park
  • April 29

    1:00 PM ET

    Mindful Moments with a Work of Art

    by North Carolina Museum of Art

    For Grades 3-4

    How can we develop mindfulness by talking about art? Learn a coping strategy to use at any time you feel overwhelmed. We’ll practice this strategy through guided looking with The Garden Parasol by Frederick Frieseke and explore ways to activate our senses to ground us in the present moment.

  • Registration Closed
    for Mindful Moments with a Work of Art
  • April 29

    2:00 PM ET

    African and African American Inventions

    by Oiada International

    For Grades 5-6

    Many people have read the story of how George Washington Carver invented peanut butter. Others are familiar with the story of Sarah Breedlove, aka Madam C. J. Walker, the inventor of beauty products and the first woman to become a self-made millionaire in America. Thanks to the Academy Award nominated film, Hidden Figures, we’re now all familiar with the amazing contributions of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson. But, did you know that many of the products we use every day were created by African and African American inventors. Join us as The Black Panther takes us on a tour of his lab.

  • Registration Closed
    for African and African American Inventions
  • PEC
  • APRIL 30
  • April 30

    11:00 AM ET

    Growing Seeds

    by Royal Botanical Gardens

    For Grades K-2

    Lots of plants are starting to grow now. Some of those are in our gardens that we start from seed. We'll explore what a seed is and how a new plant starts to grow. Get ready to be a plant!

  • Registration Closed
    for Growing Seeds
  • April 30

    12:00 PM ET

    Cool Animal Coverings

    by Toledo Zoo

    For Grades K-2

    Explore the amazing coverings that animals have! Each covering helps an animal to survive in unique ways, discover some cool coverings with the Toledo Zoo.

  • Registration Closed
    for Cool Animal Coverings
  • April 30

    1:00 PM ET

    Wolf Research

    by International Wolf Center

    For Grades 3-4

    Discover how wolf researchers have learned to track wolves! Join the International Wolf Center staff as we look at the history and methods behind tracking wolves. We will explore the reasons why wolves are tracked, what radio telemetry is and what information is gathered once they are found. What do you think we can learn from them?

  • Registration Closed
    for Wolf Research
  • April 30

    2:00 PM ET

    Women's History: Dirt on the Skirts

    by National Baseball Hall of Fame

    For Grades 5-6

    Discuss how females have challenged gender stereotypes in baseball

  • Registration Closed
    for Women's History: Dirt on the Skirts
  • PEC
  • MAY 1
  • May 01

    11:00 AM ET

    A is for Apple

    by The Cleveland Museum of Art

    For Grades K-2

    This lesson introduces students to three celebrated artists: Renoir, Picasso, and Matisse. Using colorful paintings from the museum's permanent collection, students find apples or other fruit in each painting. They then discover how artists use a variety of colors to convey the apple's appearance. After examining a real apple under different lighting conditions, students begin to see how light affects the apple's form, and how artists capture the reflections and shadows that they see.

  • Registration Closed
    for A is for Apple
  • May 01

    12:00 PM ET

    "What's Inside Me?"

    by Cleveland Museum of Natural History

    For Grades K-2

    Take a tour of your insides with our little pal "Zippy", and learn what lots of your organs are doing right NOW!

  • Registration Closed
    for "What's Inside Me?"
  • May 01

    1:00 PM ET

    Shelter-in-Place Superheroes

    by Banyan Global Learning

    For Grades 3-4

    Variety Show with a social and emotional learning backbone. Meet other superheroes as they protect their communities by sheltering-in-place and use the superpower of empathy to understand what people need so they can make the best decisions. Dance, music, tumbling, meditation, animal sidekicks, jokes, art, and more!

  • Registration Closed
    for Shelter-in-Place Superheroes
  • May 01

    2:00 PM ET

    Calypso for Kids

    by JamaicaBob

    For Grades 5-6

    An Amusing Tour of the Caribbean

  • Registration Closed
    for Calypso for Kids

 

GRATITUDE

to these additional content providers for kicking off our event last week!