COVID-19 School Closure Update
COVID-19 School Closure UpdateAll ECASD schools will be closed at the end of Monday, March 16.  Details have been sent to families through Skyward.  That message may be found at www.ecasd.us/COVID-19.


For more information about At-Home Learning and other resources, go here: https://www.ecasd.us/District/At-Home-Learning

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5th Grade Resources

General:
PBS At-Home Learning Programs
25 Non-Screen Activities

Reading/Writing:
How to Engage Your Child in At-Home Reading
Tween Tribune  Smithsonian articles available at multiple Lexiles 
Scholastic Learn At Home
Storyline Online  Famous actors read picture books to children 
Reading Resource for Parents (Reading Rockets website) 

Math:

Bedtime Math
Open Middle Math
Illuminations Math 

Science:
National Geographic Kids
San Diego Zoo for Kids
Tour Yellowstone National Park 
NASA for Students Resources for students grades 5-8 

Mystery Science
Mini Lessons: (15-30 minutes)
How do things glow in the dark?
How deep does the ocean go?
How old is the Earth?
What is a black hole?
How do germs get inside your body?
How does hand sanitizer kill germs? 

Full Lessons (45-90 minutes)
Why would a hawk move to New York City?
Why did the dinosaurs go extinct?
Why do the stars change with the seasons?
How much water is in the world?
When you turn on the faucet, where does the water come from? 

Music, Art, Phy. Ed, Library:
Elementary Mind and Body Calendar
Elementary Mind and Body Calendar-Spanish 
Chrome Music Lab
The Kids Should See This-Smart Videos for Curious Minds of All Ages 
Kennedy Center for the Arts
Drawing and Art Videos
Pencil Code Gym Code your own art, music, or story 
District Library Resources  

Animal Cams: 
San Diego Zoo  Penguins, Polar, Baboons, Apes, Koalas, Giraffes, Elephants and more.
Monterey Bay Aquarium  Aviary, Coral Reef, Jelly Cam and more
Panda Cam at the Atlanta Zoo
Animal Cams at the Houston Zoo  Giraffes, Leaf-Cutter Ants, Gorilla, Chimps, Elephants and Rhinos
Otter Cam at the Georgia Aquarium with links to Beluga Whale, Piranha, Puffins, and Indo-Pacific Barrier Reef