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The Wilds

Grades: High School (Grades 10-12)
Subject Area: Language arts

In The Wilds, eight high-school students must learn to survive when stranded on an island. Inspired by this fascinating story and the characters’ coming-of-age experiences, this writing program encourages students to explore character development and invites critical thinking about societal pressures, personal development, and making choices.

Snoopy and NASA: Celebrating the Space Station

Grades: Elementary (K-6)
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Studies, STEM

Join Snoopy — a seasoned space traveler — in celebrating the 20th anniversary of humans living on the International Space Station! Students will learn about the history of the space station, what life is like for astronauts who live and work in space, and more. Easy-to-implement activities for classrooms and home-based learning.

Disney & Pixar’s Soul

Grades: 3-5
Subject Area: Social Studies, Music, and Language Arts

The Soul educational program introduces students to jazz and some legendary musicians, and encourages kids to reflect on the movie’s central theme of self-discovery.

Drive2Life PSA Contest

Grades: Grades 6-12
Subject Area: Language Arts, Media, Communications

Encourage students ages 13 to 19 in grades 6–12 to use facts they learn in the program activities and their creativity to develop a script or storyboard for a 30-second public service announcement (“PSA”) video to help prevent teen drunk and drugged driving. Prizes for students and teachers. Contest Deadline: February 8, 2021

Glass Half Full

Grades: Elementary K-2, 3-5
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Emotional Learning

Kick off 2021 by promoting positivity and motivating students to look for the positive with activities inspired by Glass Half Full News — a new online series with a freshly positive perspective from kids.

Vaccinate Your Family

Grades: Preschool and Daycare
Subject Area: Health

Inform and educate the parents and grandparents of every child in your care about the key role they play in protecting their children against serious infectious diseases by keeping their own vaccinations up to date and taking everyday preventive actions to help stop the spread of germs.

CS First Unplugged - A Code with Google Program

Grades: 4-8
Subject Area: STEM

Celebrate the Hour of Code™ with a free, fun, hands-on learning experience that inspires critical thinking and introduces students to coding skills. To support a variety of learning environments, this introductory computer science lesson from Google, CS First Unplugged, can be used offline and without a computer. No prior computer science experience required!

Pork: Fueling the Future

Grades: Middle & High School
Subject Area: Family & Consumer Sciences

Explore how sustainability practices have helped pig farmers increase food production while reducing environmental impact, discover pork recipes from around the globe, and take a virtual trip to a pig farm with a fun video whiteboard activity.

Cotton Science and Sustainability

Grades: 4-6, 5-8
Subject Area: STEM, Environmental Science, Math

Celebrate America Recycles Day by collecting denim! Learn how denim is transformed into insulation. And, take your students on a discovery from fashion to farm to the science-lab with standards-based activities that explore agriculture, the environment, and sustainability.

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