GrowNYC Education works with partner organizations across the five boroughs, all of which are creating fantastic resources for students, families, and individuals of all ages hoping to learn from home. We update our monthly newsletter with resources and programming from our partners as well.
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DOE Office of Sustainability Virtual Learning Resources: You can access a curated selection of online resources to help implement sustainability practices from home.
American Museum of Natural History Online Resources: The site features hundreds of K-12 online curriculum resources, a fun learning website for kids, as well as professional learning for educators.
John Bowne High School Agricultural Videos: While studying from home, the students at John Bowne High School in Queens are creating and posting agricultural videos to the school's Facebook page. The creativity and technical knowledge in their videos is impressive and educational!
NYBG At Home: While the New York Botanic Garden’s gates may be closed temporarily, the virtual gates are wide open. You can stay connected through the collections’ digital resources, creative educational programs, and many other online offerings.
NYC Parks: You can follow the Signs of Spring in NYC Parks, where they are tracking plant blooms and other indications of the season in nature. Also check out When and Where to See Wildlife in NYC based on the month of the year.
Queens County Farm Museum Distance Learning: You can access learning resources focused on agriculture, STEM and local NYC history for grades K-12.
Common Bytes Recipes and Activities: Keep kids active in the kitchen by making kid-friendly recipes at home in as little as 15 minutes. There are also recipes in Spanish.
Common Bytes Nutrition Ed Training: Access free nutrition education training, curriculum and resources.You can teach your kids about the health benefits associated with nutritious and delicious food through fun science experiments and more!
CookShop Worksheets: Food Bank for New York City is offering their CookShop worksheets to the public for free. The worksheets are divided for K-2, 3-5, and families. There are coloring sheets, math worksheets, activities to do at home, budgeting & meal planning info for families.
Food Corps Resources to Support Remote Learning: These cooking and gardening lessons can be adapted for ages 5-11 years old (Kindergarten to 5th grade).
Billion Oyster Project Curriculum: Online STEM curriculum for grades 4-10 on how oysters help sustain our environment. The Billion Oyster Project is on a mission to restore oyster reefs to New York Harbor through public education initiatives.
Slow Food Sessions to Watch and Learn at Home: Slow Food Live is a series of free sessions led by experts in a skill or topic that you can join from anywhere via laptop or phone. Participation is free. Sessions are at 2pm EST; 30-45 minutes of learning and 15 minutes for questions from you.