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VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS
 
Google Arts and Culture for virtual tours of museums
Yellowstone National Park virtual tours
 
 
PODCASTS
 
This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week they choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. 
The Past and the Curious is a history podcast for kids and families.  History can be amazing, inspiring and relevant to anyone. We love to share the stories of Spies, funny foods, George Washington's foibles, early advancements in cartooning and ballooning and much more! A professional music score and important songs accompany nearly every themed episode.
Brains On is a popular, award-winning science and history podcast for “kids and curious adults” from the American Public Media.  Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world.  Their mission is to encourage kids’ natural curiosity and wonder using science and history. There are currently over 100 episodes.
From National Public Radio comes Wow in the World, hosted by Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas. This weekly show invites curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey away from their screens, inside their brains and into the most amazing stories in science, technology, and new discoveries.
Science Friday partners with educators and scientists to create free STEM activities, lessons, and resources for all learners.
Radiolab is hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich. The show focuses on topics of a scientific and philosophical nature. The show attempts to approach broad, difficult topics such as "time" and "morality" in an accessible and light-hearted manner and with a distinctive audio production style. Some content may not be appropriate for young audiences.
Radiolab for Kids includes only Radiolab's most family-friendly content.  From “What do dogs see when they look at the rainbow?” to “Do animals laugh?” the topics are squeaky clean (mostly) and all about curiosity. Radiolab for Kids is sure to delight and engage the most curious minds.
Stories Podcast produces 3-4 “bedtime stories” per week, G-rated and appropriate for imaginative kids of all ages. You will find ads on this podcast, and if you want an ad-free experience, you can make a pledge of $1/month.
WBUR’s Circle Round is also published by National Public Radio.  Created and produced by parents of young children, it adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
The Rebel Girls Podcast is a fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. The show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book series inspiring millions of girls and women around the world to dream bigger, aim higher, and fight harder.
The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of the 2020 iHeartRadio award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top three kids and family podcasts in the world. Downloaded over 20 million times and featuring songs and sketches based on stories written by kids, their special guests include top talent like Billy Eichner, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dax Shepard, Bowen Yang, Claire Danes, John Oliver, and Lake Bell
Noodle Loaf is a play-based world of music, created by musician, early childhood music educator and children’s book author, Dan Saks.  Dan is a musician and a music educator, and this podcast consists of short ten-minute episodes geared toward 3-9 year olds.
Ear Snacks.   Andrew & Polly and their friends consider music, science, art and culture in a fun-filled family-friendly podcast that parents enjoy and younger kids eat right up.
Aaron’s World is a fun and imaginative science-themed audio drama for kids. If you like adventures with dinosaurs, time travel, robots, and plenty of SCIENCE... then this podcast is definitely for YOU!
 
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