Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of August 24

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Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of August 24

We are excited to welcome members to select Club locations and invite you to register now for fall programming. In addition, Boys & Girls Clubs staff have compiled a multitude of fun and educational activities for members and their families to enjoy. We encourage you to enjoy these activities to ensure learning continues at home.

Looking for more activities? Be sure to visit our Member Resources page, as well as our Video Resources page.

  • Clubs@Home Activities (K-5)
    • Monday, August 24
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self-Care
        Greetings Caregivers! Today we have an article from Perimeter HealthCare that describes the importance of self-care. Self-Care is about understanding yourself and the things you need to be your best self for those around you. The article also provides tips to improve your own wellbeing. Enjoy!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Today's video about self-care is from an awesome Boys & Girls Clubs teacher who LOVES kids, and wants to help you take the very best care of yourselves. Check it out! :-)
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: This week, we visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Prepare to have your brain challenged! Today: How do you dance in a suit of armor?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Pretend you are friends with one of the characters in the story. Tell a grownup what you would do together or draw a picture of it.
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        Kindergarten: Imagina que eres amigo de uno de los personajes de "Stelaluna." Habla con un adulto de lo que harías con ellos o haz un dibujo.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Would you like to read more books or articles about this topic? Why or why not? Write about it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: ¿Te gustaría leer más libros o artículos sobre este tema? ¿Por qué si o por qué no? Escribe tu respuesta.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 1:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Do you find it easy to talk to people you don't know? What are some ways you can start up a conversation with someone you have never met before?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.¿Se te hace fácil hablarle a personas que
        no conoces? ¿Qué cosas puedes hacer para comenzar una conversación con alguien que no conozcas?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "AAA Mathematics covers a range of math aimed at students in preschool to eighth grade, providing basic information and interactive Javascript-based practice that offers instant feedback. The site can be formatted to offer students measurements in English and/or in metric and to use either a comma or a period to express decimals, depending on where they live or the system with which they're familiar. Topics range from money and counting to geometry and statistics.
        "
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        Este website, AAA Matematicas, cubre una gama de matemática dirigida a estudiantes de preescolar a octavo grado, proporcionando información básica y práctica interactiva basada en Javascript que ofrece comentarios instantáneos. Los temas van desde dinero y conteo hasta geometría y estadísticas
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Mental Health Awareness Activity Book.
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! "Let's Get Creative!
        Stories For Kids | The Thirsty Crow Storytelling for Children"
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - British Muesum
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Angel Garcia “El Triste”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What do you know how to do, that you could teach someone else?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es algo que sabes hacer y podrías enseñarle a alguien más?
    • Tuesday, August 25
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care
        Hello awesome caregivers! Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done? If so, this Ted Talk is for you: "Dear Overwhelmed Moms, Self-Care isn't Selfish."
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Clark the Shark
        Hey Kids! Today we will meet an overly excited shark who has a hard time controling his emotions. Have you ever had a hard time controlling your emotions? You will find out an important lesson he learns that helps him, and maybe it will help you, too!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: What is a composite creature? Can you create your own composite creature and then tell your family a story about it?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: What did you learn from the book? Tell a grownup one new thing you learned. You can also draw about it.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Qué aprendiste de El secreto del rey"? Dile a un adulto una cosa nueva que aprendiste. También puedes dibujarlo.
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        Grades 1 & 2: If you could recommend this book to someone, who would it be? Why do you think they would like it? Write about why they should read it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Si pudieras recomendar "Pato para presidente" a alguien, ¿a quién se lo recomendarías? ¿Por qué piensa que le gustaría? Escribe el por qué lo deberían leer.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 2:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Are there any chores you have to do at home? What are they? What do you like-and not like-about each one?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        ¿Hay algunos quehaceres que tienes que hacer en casa? ¿Cuales son? ¿Qué te gusta-y no te gusta-de cada uno?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM The animated series Peep and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science and math to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids.

      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Move and freeze. Dance and Exercise activity
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! "Let's Get Creative! Draw EXTREMELY CUTE ANIMALS OPERATING HEAVY MACHINERY
        "
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Eisenhower Executive Office
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Animal Showdown Prehistoric Baddie
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        Would you ever want to be a teacher? Why or why not?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Te gustaría ser maestro? ¿Por qué sí o por qué no?
    • Wednesday, August 26
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care
        This pandemic is stretching everyone to the limit! This article might help you set aside any guilt you may be feeling as a caregiver, and give yourself permission to be there for YOU!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        Hey kids! Today's book is called The Good Egg. the good egg does everything in his power to be good. He helps his friends, family, and anyone who needs help. Helping people is hard work, and the good egg begins to crack under the pressure. Find out how the good egg learns about taking care of himself.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: How can photos take us back in time? Learn about the Brooklyn Bridge in New York and think about how some things change and some things don't over time. How can photographs take you back in time? Look at some old family photos and think about the things that have changed,
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: What part of the story surprised you the most? Talk about it with a grownup.
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        Kindergarten: ¿Qué parte de "Un beso en mi mano" te sorprendio más? Háblalo con un adulto.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Write a review of the book you just read. Draw a happy face if you liked it or a sad face if you didn't like it. Then explain why you liked it or didn't like it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escribe una crítica de "Un león en la biblioteca." Dibuja una carita feliz si te gustó o una carita triste si no te gustó Luego explica por qué te gustó o no te gustó.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. Part 3:
      •  
        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Open up a random book to any page. Write for 5 minutes about the first word you read.
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        Tiempo Para Escribir Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.Abre un libro a
        cualquier página. Escribe por 5 minutos sobre la primera palabra que lees.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: The SEED Earth Science Week Online Toolkit, developed by Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development (SEED) and the American Geophysical Institute, provides educational materials, activities, and other resources in both Spanish and English. Materials range from introductory information on Earth science to fact sheets about living in earthquake zones to science notebooks where students can record their observations about the world around them.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Boom Chicka Boom. Brain Break and fun way to get you moving
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        " Let's Get Creative! CINDERELLA FOR SCHOOLS: DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
        "
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - The Alamo
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Amazing Talented Kids Compilation
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What do you think about home-schooling?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué piensas sobre la escuela en casa, tomar clases en casa?
    • Thursday, August 27
      •  
        Support for Caregivers:
        We cannot deny that we are currently living in uncertain and unprecedented times. Many people are experiencing an array of emotions ranging from scared to angry. Oftentimes, parents underestimate the range of emotions that children feel, and how hard it is for them to manage their emotions. Please read this informative article about how parents can help kids deal with emergencies. (This article is also available in Spanish!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Why do we lose control of our emotions?
        Kids, check this video out to learn about the science behind your emotions. It also provides some great tips for what to do when you feel like you're losing control!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Whay does design matter in arms and armor? If you were going to where a suit of armor today, what would it look like?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Kindergarten: Escoge una foto o dibujo del cuento y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 1 & 2: What is one question you would like to ask the author of the book? Write it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: ¿Qué pregunta te gustaría hacerle al autor de este libro? Escríbela.
      •  
        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 4:
      •  
        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Pretend you are a writer for your city's newspaper. Who would you like to interview for a news story and why?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.Pretende que eres un escritor para el periódico de tu
        ciudad. ¿A quién te gustaría entrevistar para una historia y por qué?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Windows to the Universe, created by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is designed to encourage learning about the Earth and space sciences. It offers its website at three levels of both English and Spanish to allow students of various ages and abilities to access the site and understand the information found there. There is a lot of information found on this site, from star maps to hands-on activities and from listings of science fiction-themed films to information ranging from space exploration to climate change.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Aram sam sam Dance, keep fit and have fun with some cool dance moves.
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Ready Set Draw! Pip from A NORMAL PIG
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Rio Secreto
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        John Legend and Hoots play a song on Sesame Street
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What are the qualities that make you a good friend?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuales son las cualidades que te hacen un buen amigo?
    • Friday, August 28
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        Support for Caregivers:
        We've been talking about self-care all week. For Fun Friday, we hope you enjoy this video on games you can play with kids to help them regulate their emotions, and set them on the path to self-care!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        It's one thing to hear the grown-ups tell us what to do, but it's a WHOLE different thing when kids tell us their own favorite ways to take care of our feelings. Check out these great self-care tips and activities for kids, by kids!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Were there Superheroes in the Ancient World? If you were to create a superhero for today's world, what would the superhero look like? What would their super powers be?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: A character is someone who is in a story. It can be a person, an animal—even a robot! Describe your favorite character from the story. What do you like most about them? Talk about it with a grownup.
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        Kindergarten: Un personaje es alguien en el cuento. Puede ser una persona, un animal -¡hasta un robot! Describe tu personaje favorita de "El cuento de Pedrito Conejo." ¿Qué es lo más que te gusta de ellos? Háblalo con un adulto
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        Grades 1 & 2: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escoge una foto o dibujo de "¿Yo y mi gato? y ¡actúalo!
      •  
        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 5:
      •  
        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.There are many fictional characters who live
        in unusual houses, such as the old woman who lived in a shoe. What kind of unusual house would you like to live in? Write about what it would be like to live in an unusual house!
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        Tiempo Para Escribir Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.Hay muchos personajes de ficción que viven en casa inusuales, como la mujer que vivía en un zapato. ¿En qué tipo de casa inu
        sual te gustaría vivir? Escribe sobre como se sería vivir en ¡una casa inusual!
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Get ready to create your own orange fizz!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Let's learn a healthy eating song.
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Frozen Dance Class

      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (6th - 12th Grade): Join us on our virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
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        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Huston Zoo
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning!
        Learn about the shrimp who packs a powerful punch!
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite family tradition?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu tradición familiar favorita?
  • Clubs@Home Activities (6-12)
    • Monday, August 24
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self-Care
        Greetings Caregivers! Today we have an article from Perimeter HealthCare that describes the importance of self-care. Self-Care is about understanding yourself and the things you need to be your best self for those around you. The article also provides tips for self-care to improve wellbeing.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Paying Attention to Our Feelings
        Inside Out might seem like a little kids' movie, but check out this "big kid" theory, that uses the movie to try to identify which of our emotions are in control. We hope it makes you smile, and also think!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Why are some people left-handed?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Archaeologists try to solve the puzzle of how ancient people lived. Read this article to learn more.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM AAA Mathematics covers a range of math aimed at students in preschool to eighth grade, providing basic information and interactive Javascript-based practice that offers instant feedback. The site can be formatted to offer students measurements in English and/or in metric and to use either a comma or a period to express decimals, depending on where they live or the system with which they're familiar. Topics range from money and counting to geometry and statistics.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Phillip J. Roundtree- Black Mental Health Matters
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Idris Goodwin | Our Home to Your Home at Milwaukee Rep
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Career Exploration : An Introduction to Cybersecurity Careers.
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        College Talk (High School): College Fit Kit! Start taking inventory of your needs and desires for college.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Calma
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What do you know how to do, that you could teach someone else?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es algo que sabes hacer y podrías enseñarle a alguien más?
    • Tuesday, August 25
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care
        Hello awesome caregivers! Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done? If so, this Ted Talk is for you: "Dear Overwhelmed Moms, Self-Care isn't Selfish."
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Feeling our Feelings
        Coping with our emotions is a very hard thing to do, especially when we are teenagers. We are no longer kids, but not quite adults yet either. Check out this A-Z video that gives tips for coping.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Imagine you are on a starship deep within interstellar space, heading toward the solar system where Earth resides. Read more to continue the journey.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        "STEM The Howard Hughes Medical Institute's BioInteractive site provides resources for middle and high school students range from an interactive calculator to help determine a household's carbon footprint to a lab simulating lactose intolerance to an animated short film on 17th-century microbiologist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.
        Audience: Middle and High School Students
        "
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Deshauna Barber- “Giving up is the birth place of regrets”
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: The Arts Art Movements
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Digital Life 101:Preparing for academics in a virtual world.
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        College Talk (High School): "Personal Statement" sheds light on the college admissions process for low-income/first generation students.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Davonte Sanders-Funches - Mental health within the black community
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        Would you ever want to be a teacher? Why or why not?
      •  
        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Te gustaría ser maestro? ¿Por qué sí o por qué no?
    • Wednesday, August 26
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Self Care
        This pandemic is stretching everyone to the limit! This article might help you set aside any guilt you may be feeling as a caregiver, and give yourself permission to be there for YOU!
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Feeling our Feelings
        Writing is a positive way to express our emotions. Sometimes we want to say how we feel, but the right words just don't come out. Read this poem written by a teen. How are you feeling today?

      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        How do pathologists know the causes of certain diseases? How do physicists know the strength of gravity on Earth? How do astronomers know the composition of Saturn? Although they study very different things, the scientists in each of these fields must carry out experiments to answer these and thousands of other questions.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM The SEED Earth Science Week Online Toolkit, developed by Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development (SEED) and the American Geophysical Institute, provides educational materials, activities, and other resources in both Spanish and English. Materials range from introductory information on Earth science to fact sheets about living in earthquake zones to science notebooks where students can record their observations about the world around them.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: 10 Confidence Hacks
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: CINDERELLA FOR SCHOOLS: DIGITAL PERFORMANCE
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Breaking The Code. Can you escape the room?
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        College Talk (High School): Practice makes perfect! Spend time reviewing and practicing completing a college application.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: D’Angelo & Amanda – “Unstoppable”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What do you think about home-schooling?
      •  
        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué piensas sobre la escuela en casa, tomar clases en casa?
    • Thursday, August 27
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        Support for Caregivers:
        We cannot deny that we are currently living in uncertain and unprecedented times. Many people are experiencing an array of emotions ranging from scared to angry. Oftentimes, parents underestimate the range of emotions that children feel, and how hard it is for them to manage their emotions. Please read this informative article about how parents can help kids deal with emergencies. (This article is also available in Spanish!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Writing our own poem!
        Yesterday, you read a great poem written by a teen. Today, the challenge is to write what YOU are feeling! Think about how this quarantine has affected your life, and how it makes you feel. There are no wrong answers. Anything you write is awesome, because it is all about YOU!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: The electrifying speeches of Sojourner Truth! What are three things that you think might have helped Truth keep going in her journey?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        From earliest times, people have tried to understand how the human body is made and how it works. Read more to see if you can learn something new.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM Windows to the Universe, created by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is designed to encourage learning about the Earth and space sciences. It offers its website at three levels of both English and Spanish to allow students of various ages and abilities to access the site and understand the information found there. There is a lot of information found on this site, from star maps to hands-on activities and from listings of science fiction-themed films to information ranging from space exploration to climate change.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: “Under the Surface”
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: The Arts Art Deco
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): Basic 12 for Middle School: How do you choose a college?
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        College Talk (High School): Better Make Room! Join us as we look back at some photos and videos from National College Signing Days.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Dylan Jacob- “Flavor in Ya Ear”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What are the qualities that make you a good friend?
    • Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
      ¿Cuales son las cualidades que te hacen un buen amigo?
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        Support for Caregivers: Self Care
        We've been talking about self care all week. Let's end with Oprah, as she gives her Top Ten tips for self-care. (This might be something great to watch with your teen!)
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment:
        We all face stresses in life -- schoolwork, tests, relationships, family conficts, and so much more! How can we deal with it? In this serious of videos on self-care, students in middle school, high school, and college talk about the stresses in their lives and how they practice self-care.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: How does your immune system work?
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        When two or more computers communicate directly or exchange information, it is called computer networking. The many types of networks available today are what make our modern, interconnected world possible. Read to learn more.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM Lets experiment and create a storm in a glass
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: How to Meditate for Beginners
      • 3:00 PM
        Let's practice and play chess! For practice against the computer, click the 2nd link to the right. For more chess lessons, click THIS link.
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Salsa Dance
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (6th - 12th Grade): Join us on our virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Quinton Ellis- “You Got It Bad”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite family tradition?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu tradición familiar favorita?
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