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Harry Potter themed Science Camp At camp you will take the magic or muggle test, make potions, do some transfigurations, make a wand, do some herbology, investigate invisibility, flight and much more……… #stem #steam #summer #camp #sciencefromhome #allinthistogether 2 live sessions Mon-Fri 10:00-10:45am and 12:00-12:45pm Price €40 including science kit

Take an online field trip and explore the mighty Redwoods of California’s Redwood National Park. Journey along the scenic 1.4-mile Lady Bird Johnson Grove trail in an upland redwood grove honoring environmentally-minded former First Lady. Great online learning resource for homeschooling, teachers and parents! To find more great educational events for kids visit www.funthingstodoforkids.com

This is a series of 4 live, real time tours of Venice, Italy, with a professional guide on four Tuesdays in July. See below for dates. Join Elena Zampiron, professional tour guide, for 4 weekly live tours of the beautiful city of Venice, Italy! In real time, Elena will show your child the highlights of Venice, including the Piazza San Marco, the Rialto bridge, Doge’s Palace, the Grand Canal. She will explain how the city was built, how local Venetians do everyday tasks, how they get around, and how they live in this unique city. She will also show them some hidden gems and local haunts, such as the fish market. Children will get a feel for modern day life in Venice, and will also learn about the city’s history, culture, and traditions. There’s even a chance Elena will take us on a gondola ride through the canals! DATES (Price includes all four tours): Tuesday, July 7, 2020* Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 *On Eventbrite you will choose July 7 to register, but payment includes all four dates. MORE DETAILS: • 4 weekly live tours of Venice for children ages 8-13. Parents are […]

FREE! Learn about penguins or sharks or jellies! Kids can explore the aquarium virtually and learn at home! Great online learning resource for homeschooling, teachers and parents! To find more great educational events for kids visit www.funthingstodoforkids.com

Become one with the wind and sky in this magical storytime, featuring Queen Elsa herself! We will sing and dance to Frozen-themed songs, enjoy a book read by Elsa, and you will even have some time to ask questions to everyone’s favorite ice queen. The event is 30 minutes, so make sure you join the webinar on time! This event will occur live via zoom. Join the webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88510995521?pwd=WU52eENtUWduNjhKMGo0Qm13K01rQT09 Password: olaf PLEASE READ: This is a high volume program. Our Zoom account caps out at 500 attendees. Only Zoom attendees will be able to interact with Elsa. If the event reaches capacity, you can watch the livestream on Facebook live: www.facebook.com/santaclaracitylibrary *For the safety of all attendees and staff, attendees will not be able to join the webinar with video and/or audio. A Q&A text section will be enabled.

Check out these free virtual celebrity storytime readings! Books you know and love read by your favorite celeb faces! From Jennifer Garner to Ellen Degeneres to Noah Centineo – celebrities read family-friendly favorites to benefit Save the Children and No Kid Hungry. Great online learning resource for homeschool, teachers and parents! To find more great educational events for kids visit www.funthingstodoforkids.com

Explore the legacy of the Spitzer Space Telescope and how it sets the stage for the future in this discussion with Spitzer project scientist Michael Werner. Tune in on YouTube on July 7 at 8 pm ET: https://youtu.be/pxYgmUvgSv4 Sign up to get a reminder: https://s.si.edu/3g4HtOi ABOUT THE LECTURE: The Spitzer Space Telescope, NASA’s Great Observatory for infrared exploration of the heavens, was retired in January 2020 after a highly successful 16-year career as the premier facility for infrared astronomy from space. Spitzer has studied objects ranging from Near Earth Asteroids to the most distant known galaxies and, more recently, has made major contributions to our understanding of exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than the Sun. Michael Werner, the Spitzer Project Scientist for over 30 years, will discuss Spitzer’s technical innovations and the scientific advances they enabled. He will share examples of the remarkable images and informative spectra returned by Spitzer and will discuss how Spitzer is setting the stage for future NASA observatories, including the James Webb Space Telescope. Throughout, he will emphasize that projects like Spitzer serve as exemplars of the very best that humanity is capable of. The Exploring Space Lecture Series is made possible by the […]

Join us for Early Explorers (virtually!) at SMO! Ideal for scientists 6 years old and younger, Early Explorers features hands-on activities that teach kids about basic scientific concepts and that can be easily replicated for a #SMOatHome experience. Guided by SMO’s museum educators, Early Explorers is perfect for young scientists with short attention spans.

Morning classes. A fun intro to karate basics, warm up, kihon (technique) drills, games and challenges that can be done in your living room, garage or backya

FREE! Why do the astronauts need to go so fast to stay in orbit? Learn from Real Astronauts in Space! Come explore with the astronauts and take a virtual Science Time Field Trip from home. Online learning video. Great online learning resource for homeschooling, teachers and parents! To find more educational events for kids visit www.funthingstodoforkids.com

FREE! Monet was the leading French Impressionist landscape painter. Go on a virtual field trip and explore and visit the places that inspired Monet’s Art throughout his life, from the coast to the city to the countryside. Take the virtual tour now! http://bit.ly/monetvirtualtour Great online learning resource for homeschooling, teachers and parents! To find more great educational events for kids visit www.funthingstodoforkids.com

Every Wednesday we’re getting WACKY! Come explore programming from liquid nitrogen demos, to building marble roller coasters, to clay play! We’ll be having all the fun at CMOSC! How do I join the event? Simply RSVP to this Facebook event and keep your eye on the Discussion section! We will be sharing live and filmed videos and encourage you to partake by posting within the event 😊 if any special app is needed we will let guests know ahead of time 🤗