Online Learning Resources

Looking for some creative ways to enhance your child's learning? We have some great resources for you to explore!

 

TMSC Science to Go

These family-friendly activities bring hands-on learning from Talcott's educators right into your own home. Turn your kitchen into a laboratory, discover the multitude of species living in your own backyard, explore meteorology, astronomy and more! VIEW 'TMSC SCIENCE TO GO' ACTIVITIES

 

Online Learning & Activities

KIDS DISCOVER: Provides a cross-curricular experience in science, social studies, and ELA. (Grades 3-8)

NASA AT HOME: Bring the universe into your home with activities for kids and families, ebooks, virtual tours, apps, videos, podcasts and more!

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Curated collections of learning activities to implement at home.  By educators. For educators, parents, and caregivers.

TYNKER: A fun, easy way to build coding skills for ages 5+. Self-paced learning for all levels. Free access to premium coding course during school closures.

 

Videos & More

WGBH: Browse their schedule for special distance learning programming aligned with PBS LearningMedia resources. (Grades 6+)

 

Virtual Tours

GOOGLE ARTS & CULTURE: From the Museum of Modern Art in NYC to the Van Gogh Museum in the Netherlands and The National Gallery in London, Google Arts & Culture has partnered with museums across the globe for virtual tours of their amazing collections!

KENYA'S NATIONAL PARKS: Take a step inside five of Kenya's spectacular national parks

CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK: Hidden beneath the surface are more than 119 caves—formed when sulfuric acid dissolved limestone leaving behind caverns of all sizes.

 

Watch it Live

CINCINNATI ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDEN: Go on a home safari! Every day at 3pm Eastern, the Cincinnati Zoo will be taking you to meet the animals at the zoo! 

CONNECTICUT SCIENCE CENTER: Join them on Facebook for animal encounters every Tuesday and Thursday at noon. 

LIVE CLASSROOM with Meteorologist Dan Amarante: Join Fox 61's Dan Amarante on Facebook Live weekly every Wednesday at 11am to learn something new in science! Different topics every day--great for kids and adults!

MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM: Be delighted by their sea otters or mellow out to their drifting jellies. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.

OCEANS INITIATIVE: Join Oceans Initiative on Insta and Facebook for the Virtual Marine Biology Camp!

SAN DIEGO ZOO: Wildlife Livecams bring you right into the park! Peek in on the pandas, play with the penguins, cozy-up to the koalas and more!