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Because we understand that these are unusual and unsettling times, we want to remind you that  that NDF is here to support you. 

We have assembled a list of resources/websites that we hope you will find educational and/or entertaining. 

If you have suggestions you would like us to share with the community, please e-mail events@curehibm.org

 

Coping with Corona Virus:

o    The president's coronavirus guidelines for America: https://www.whitehouse.gov

o    CDC at https://www.cdc.gov

o    WHO at https://www.who.int

o    What is Social Distancing: https://www.theatlantic.com

o    How Rare Disease patients can prepare: https://patientworthy.com

o    How to explain the Coronavirus to kids: https://www.nasponline.org

o    When you should self quarantine: https://www.latimes.com

o    How to self-isolate: https://www.vox.com

o    Social Distance, not social isolation: https://medium.com

o    A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Coping with COVID19: https://medium.com

o    Meditation tips to combat Covid-19 Stress: https://www.washingtonian.com

o    Anxiety is Also Contagious. Here’s How to Calm Down: https://www.mindful.org

o   Manage Anxiety & Stress: https://www.cdc.gov

o  HUDDLE Resource from Psychotherapist Carol Gelbard, L.C.S.W.. Tools for Managing our Mental Health During Quarantine of Covid-19

o  Covid-19 and people with neuromuscular disorders: World Muscle Society position and advice: https://www.worldmusclesociety.org

 

 

Virtual Travel & Entertainment:

o    Virtual Museum Tours: https://www.travelandleisure.com

o    Educational Shows on Netflix: https://www.weareteachers.com

o    The Met Opera Nightly Stream (through March 31st) https://www.metopera.org

o    The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/

o    Tour Yellowstone National Park! https://www.nps.gov

o    Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

o    This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.  https://www.farmfood360.ca/

o    Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

o    This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life. https://www.thechinaguide.com

o    This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

o  Virtual Disneyland Rides: https://secretlosangeles.com

o  The Paris opera is streaming their performances online: https://www.operadeparis.fr

o  Take a tour of The Palace of Versailles: http://en.chateauversailles.fr

o  Everything on Netflix in April: Netflix in April

 

 

Free Educational Material:

o    Home Schooling Moms share their tips: https://www.nbcnews.com

o    Education Companies giving free subscriptions: https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609

o    Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom: https://townsquare.media/site/496/files/2020/03/2020-Parents-Guide-to-Google-Classroom.pdf

o    Free Online Learning Resources: https://www.weareteachers.com

o    60+ websites for teaching Math: https://www.weareteachers.com

o    High school chemistry topics: https://www.acs.org

o    Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults: https://school.bighistoryproject.com

o    Biology: https://www.biologysimulations.com/

o    Digital archive of history: https://www.bunkhistory.org/

o    Coding with Star Wars  https://code.org/starwars

o    Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc: https://www.bwseducationconsulting.com

o    Geometry: https://www.canfigureit.com/

o    Resources for Spanish practice: https://www.difusion.com/campus/

o    Chinese learning activities:  https://chalkacademy.com/

o    Music is for everyone: https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

o    Science, Math, Social Studies: https://www.ck12.org/student/

o    Grammar practice for middle grades: https://www.classroomcereal.com/

o    Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home: http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/

o    Chemistry: https://www.playmadagames.com/

o    Reading passages for grades 3-12, with reading comprehension and discussion questions: https://www.commonlit.org/

o    Tons of free classes from leading universities and companies: https://www.coursera.org/

o    Digital learning content for preschool through high school: https://www.curriki.org/

o    Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade. All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum course: http://discoveryk12.com