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In an effort to help our Wayne County teachers in this unprecedented situation we are sharing a list of distance learning resources that are recommended by fellow educators. Some may fit into your curriculum. They may not follow state standards directly, but the content will be sound. Please keep in mind that this page will be updated regularly.

Recommended Times for Extending Math Instruction at Home

Pre-K - Grade 1

5-10 minutes / day

Grades 2-4

10-15 minutes / day

Grades 5-6

20 minutes / day

Middle and High School

30 minutes / day

Guidance for Extending Science Learning During School Closure

Science Links

  • Discovery Education (K-12)
    • Online videos and lesson activities. Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.
  • Exploratorium Museum (K-12)
    • For all ages, in both formal and informal learning settings, these essential tools spark curiosity, exploration, and understanding.
  • The Henry Ford (K-12)
    • STEM resources from The Henry Ford
  • National Geographic (K-12)
    • Find educational resources for Grades Pre-K–12, from brief activity ideas to rich multimedia lessons and units.
  • Scientific American (K-12)
    • As the old saying (almost) goes, science starts in the home. Try our fun science activities, which parents and their kids ages 6-12 can do together with household items in just a half hour or less. Teachers might like to incorporate them, too.
  • TUVA (3-12)
    • The Tuva tools enable students to easily explore and manipulate data to create their own graphs and charts. They promote conceptual understanding of important mathematical and statistical concepts and ideas
  • WeatherSTEM (K-12)
    • WeatherSTEM resources and lessons engage students in weather and data literacy.
  • Windows2Universe (NESTA) (K-12)
    • Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.
  • Mystery Science (K-5)
    • To help educators during this time of coronavirus, we have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed. Copy and paste the links below into your documents and use them however they might be helpful! Mystery Science is the creator of the most popular science lessons in U.S. schools. We’ve curated this starter set of science lessons that you can use remotely or share with parents.
  • Bozeman Science (6-12)
    • Bozeman Science YouTube Channel – short video lectures by science topic.
  • HHMI BioInteractive (9-12)
    • Our stories anchor a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.
  • STEM Guide for Kids (6-12)
    • This guide features summer camps, websites, competitions, apps, and career resources for students in elementary school to high school.
  • iHub Biology Unit Specific Support (9-12)
    • Are you having to teach iHub biology suddenly through remote teaching? We’ve created a folder where you can share strategies with other teachers, organized by iHub unit.