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Keep learning with UEN’s broadcast and online resources for PreK – Grade 12 students.

 

About the Virus

 

Things to Do

  • Camp TV
    A day camp experience in your living room! An enthusiastic head counselor, played by Zachary Noah Piser, guides “campers” as they learn through play.
  • Virtual Hogle Zoo
    Everyday at 11:30am, Hogle Zoo will be hosting a Facebook live video featuring the many animals at the Zoo
  • Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch
    Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home.
  • Explore Nature with Live Camera Streams, Film and Photos
    Explore.org is the world's leading philanthropic live nature cam network and documentary film channel.
  • Google Arts & Culture Collections
    Google teamed up with over 500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. Pick a museum and take a tour.
  • National Parks Service
    Many national parks include primary sources of historical events and webcams from the most scenic spots. Bring history to life and visit one of our national parks.
  • Authors Everywhere (YouTube Channel)
    Children’s authors present on writing, including engaging creative writing prompts for students.
  • Research Quest
    Natural History Museum of Utah is making its award-winning Research Quest science program available live, online to students throughout Utah and the country.
  • YouTube Learning Hub
    In partnership with education-focused content creators on YouTube we have also launched the Learning Hub.
  • Virtual Field trip of the F-35 Lightning II
    From the 419th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base can also be viewed on their Facebook page
  • DAILY Explorer Classroom Events
    Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect you with National Geographic Explorers across all seven continents to bring exploration to life.
  • SpyHop Rewired Online Workshops
    Weekly, live digital workshops for kids ages 10-19. These classes are your chance to join other kids online with a professional artist mentor to connect, make new friends, and make art. Classes will be offered in film, design, and music.
  • Art Shop by Spy Hop
    The Spy Hop Art Shop provides on-demand video tutorials for hands-on STEAM based art projects. Professional artist mentors have created easy to follow videos that provide an engaging step-by-step process to make cool stuff! 
  • Today at Apple @ Home
    Join Creative Pros from Apple Store locations all over the world for quick and fun projects they put together in their homes, so you can get creative in yours. Check back every week for new videos.
  • The 75 Virtual Museum Tours Around the World [Art, History, Science, and Technology]
    An ultimate list of 75 world-class museums that offer virtual tours that you can visit from the comfort of your couch.

 

Resources by Subject

 

Essay Contests & Submissions

  • Up Close & Far Away - Online exhibition from the Springville Museum of Art​
    Up Close and Far Away invites Utah K-12 students to reflect on their own experiences, activities, and commitments while looking closer at relationships, places, and things in their current spaces. This special online exhibition consists of submitted works from K-12 students across the state and their responses to COVID-19. Participate by viewing how Utah’s youth have coped with crisis and change.

 

PBS Resources for Younger Kids

Learn more about health from these PBS resources and others from PBS KIDS Utah.

Curious George:

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood:

Sesame Street:

Sid The Science Kid:

Super Why:

 

Media Literacy Resources

  • Get Smart abotu News - News Literacy Project
    Learn skills needed to become smart, active consumers of news and other information and engaged, informed participants in civic life.
  • Allsides.com
    Looking for media balance in today’s news? Look at articles on the same subject through the lens of multiple media outlets. A crowd-sourced label from far-left, centrist, and far-right sources allows you to compare information. Check out the Dictionary tab for how people from different perspectives define words we use everyday in different ways.
  • Crash Course: Navigating Digital Resources
    This YouTube channel, hosted by John Green, features ten lessons on becoming a better consumer of digital media.

 

Test Prep & College & Career Planning

Use Shmoop for test prep, college & career prep, videos and more:

 

 

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