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* Free coloring books of medieval manuscripts from the Bodlean Library http://www.openculture.com/2016/02/download-free-coloring-books-from-world-class-libraries-museums.html?fbclid=IwAR399PEUt9IsZYyKdEaPyfVAL8COItXlanaLxYvb7bIcZ_re3oCGdqheAkE


* Women you should know - a website dedicated to women’s history and empowerment. A great site for learning about some of our more obscure heroines. https://womenyoushouldknow.net


*Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium have live web cams on Facebook to watch the animals : on Facebook @pghzoo

* 12 famous museums that offer virtual visits: https://www.southernliving.com/syndication/museums-with-virtual-tours?fbclid=IwAR35EyIEbtI0u-nJBmN9w21U68MiIhtHSfoPyyj1aFZ9GM9_U2WhWQdRC2Y


*EdX - a virtual learning website with hundreds of courses taught by the top universities in the world. https://www.edx.org


* I used this one when I homeschooled our eldest PreK-1st grade. https://www.homeschool.com


* This site is just awesome any time, let alone right now. https://www.nasa.gov


*ITunesU courses. I took a few classes when they first started. Download the app here: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/itunes-u/id490217893


* My Alma Mater offers free and low cost courses. http://oli.cmu.edu/independent-learner-courses


* I cannot say enough good stuff about this site. I am currently listening to 13 Minutes to the Moon - it is outstanding! https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004kln9/episodes/downloads


* For you shark week fans: https://www.ocearch.org/#SharkTracker


* Encouraging curiosity and obscure facts: https://www.mentalfloss.com


*Smithsonian offers a ton of resources for education: https://learninglab.si.edu/?mi_u=2706205


*The Great Courses is offering a free month of classes: https://www.thegreatcourses.com


*LEGO - while not strictly educational, the games and building instructions are a nice distraction and can also provide engineering learning and exercises. https://www.lego.com/en-us

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