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St. George's National School, Balbriggan Co. Dublin

Ms Needham

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15th Oct 2021
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Useful Websites

Useful websites: 

https://www.getepic.com/students - Enter our class code: vyx3879 to read e-books between 6am and 4pm, Monday to Friday. 

www.mangahigh.com – Maths Games - students have their own login details and I have assigned  activities (School ID: 415061 - email me if you need your login sent on again) 

https://code.org/learn - Learn to code activities 

https://ie.ixl.com/ - Maths and English activities 

https://www.mathplayground.com/ - Maths and logic games 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/ - Maths, English, History, Geography and Science  content 

https://www.khanacademy.org/math - Maths activities 

https://www.cula4.com/en/games/ - Irish games 

https://www.ducksters.com/ - History/Science/Geography content and quizzes

Pupils should be supervised by an adult when using any internet links or websites

Virtual Museum Tours

Museums 

The Louvre: You don't have to book a ticket to Paris to check out some of the famous pieces  in the world's largest art museum. The Louvre has free online tours of three famous exhibits,  including Egyptian Antiquities. 

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: The works of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Jeff Koons,  and Franz Marc are just some of the 625 artists whose work are a part of the  Guggenheim's Collection Online

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Move at your own pace through the 360- degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in the museum. 

Van Gogh Museum: You can get up close and personal with the impressionist painter's most  famous work thanks to Google Arts & Culture

The Vatican Museum: The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and Raphael's Room, are just  some of the sites you can see on the Vatican's virtual tour

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Madrid's must-see art museum has the works of some of the  continent's most celebrated artists like Rembrandt and Dali available online

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City: Dive into the pre-Hispanic history of  Mexico with 23 exhibit rooms full of Mayan artifacts. 

British Museum, London: The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of  things that you're able to see on a virtual tour of the museum.

NASA: Both Virginia's Langley Research Center and Ohio's Glenn Research Center offer  online tours for free. Also, you can try some "augmented reality experiences" via The Space Center Houston's app

National Women's History Museum: Have a late International Women's Day celebration with online exhibits and oral histories from the Virginia museum. 

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Though the Met Gala was cancelled this year, you can still have a peak at the The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is one of the institution's 26 online exhibits

High Museum of Art, Atlanta: This museum's popular online exhibits include "Civil Rights Photography" — photos that capture moments of social protest like the Freedom Rides and  Rosa Park's arrest. 

National Museum of the United States Air Force: You can't take a ride in Franklin D.  Roosevelt's presidential airplane, but you can check it out, in addition to other military  weapons and aircraft, online in the Air Force's official museum

MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art): New York's extensive collection is available for view online

Zoos and Aquariums 

The Cincinnati Zoo: Check in around 3 p.m., because that's the time the Zoo holds a daily  Home Safari on its Facebook Live Feed

Atlanta Zoo: The Georgia zoo keeps a "Panda Cam" livestream on its website. 

Georgia Aquarium: Sea-dwellers like African penguins and Beluga Whales are the stars of  this aquarium's live cam

Houston Zoo: There are plenty of different animals you can check in on with this zoo's live cam, but we highly recommend watching the playful elephants. 

San Diego Zoo: With what may be the most live cam options, this zoo lets you switch  between koalas, polar bears, and tigers in one sitting. 

Monterey Bay Aquarium: It can be Shark Week every week thanks to live online footage of Monterey Bay's Habitat exhibit

National Aquarium: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this floor-by-floor tour of the famous, Baltimore-based aquarium.