Dear Educators

YMI and our partners are proud to provide free classroom and home-based educational resources to help you create a dynamic learning experience for your students. New programs are added regularly. Check back often to see the latest and sign up to be notified!

Take Flight with Migration

Grades: Elementary – Grades 1-3 and 4-6
Subject Area: Language Arts, Math, Geography, STEM
Take your students on a learning adventure with activities and games that incorporate analytical thinking and creativity to explore the science behind avian migration, how we can help birds, and the importance of teamwork.

Up and Away and Out of Sight

Grades: Preschool & Daycare
Subject Area: Health
Help keep your community safe with resources about safe medicine storage for families and coloring sheets for children from the CDC’s PROTECT Initiative.

Sound Off with the
Home Fire Safety Patrol

Grades: Elementary (2-3)
Subject Area: Health & Safety, Math, Language Arts
Let the Home Fire Safety Patrol help your students learn how smoke alarms help families stay safe from home fire and encourage families to practice home fire drills. The program incudes videos, activities, a storybook, games, and more to help keep your community safe.

Take A Day Time Break

Grades: Middle School and High School
Subject Area: Health & Wellness, Social-Emotional Learning, Language Arts
Support your students’ mental wellness by taking day time breaks to help students recharge. Through the activities in this program, students learn about mental health and self-care strategies that might help them during stressful times.

It’s Time for a POP of Magic!

Grades: Grades 4-8
Subject Area: Consumer Science, Language Arts, Science, Health
Learn about the legend and the science behind an American treat—popcorn. Students explore popcorn’s role in American myth, the science of a kernel popping, and ways to incorporate this healthful snack into a nutritious diet.

Reading Spies

Grades: Elementary – Grades 4-6
Subject Area: Language Arts, Reading
Encourage your students to go on exciting missions with activities inspired by the action-packed book series City Spies by James Ponti. The activities include puzzle solving, teamwork, and creative writing.

Dungeons & Dragons: A Field Guide to Dragons

Grades: Grades 4-6, 6-8
Subject Area: Language Arts, STEAM
Engage your students in a quest to explore the mysterious and mythological world of dragons with activities inspired by the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game and its characters. Students use their skills to solve puzzles and describe imaginary dragon encounters.

The World of Cotton: The Secret Life of Denim

Grades: Elementary Grades 2-4
Subject Area: ELA, Math, STEM
Explore how denim “grows” from the cotton plant. Students learn about the lifecycle of cotton, the many ways cotton is used, and how recycled cotton denim is transformed into new products.

The Impact of Kindness - inspired by White Bird by R.J. Palacio

Grades: Elementary – grades 4-6
Subject Area: Language Arts, Social Studies
Explore the impact small acts of kindness can have in the community. With activities that focus on kindness, hope, and self-reflection, students will practice research and communication skills.

Skin Science

Grades: Grades 9-12
Subject Area: Health and Science
Introduce your students to careers in dermatology as they explore skin care for different skin types and test their knowledge and analytical skills with a variety of dermatological case studies.

Medicine Safety

Grades: Grades 5-6, 7-8
Subject Area: Health, English Language Arts, STEM
NEW videos, activities, and game added to this free educational program to teach students and their families how to use, store, and dispose of OTC medicines safely, as well as how to avoid medicine mistakes and misuse.

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