More Online Resources for Vermonters -- Cultural Gems, Museums, Zoo Webcams, Fitness Programs, E-books, Kids Activities...

Posted on 03/31/20

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It's difficult to be stuck at home during this Covid 19 crisis. To help you through here are a host of resources, ideas and interesting online sites for you and your family to explore:

Virtual Tours San Diego Zoo: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/

Yellowstone National Park: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

Mars: https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

Great Wall of China: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

Appalachian Trail: https://www.nps.gov/appa/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtour.htm

National Parks Virtual Tours: https://www.nps.gov/search/?affiliate=nps&query=trail%20virtual%20tours&fbclid=IwAR37uxTyHzMSXH2AkZNdmfHbrciDZ7w_C17IdHv02eZV1k0I3skr9jjJzCY

Live Cameras San Diego Zoo Live Cameras: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams

Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

Panda Cam: https://zooatlanta.org/panda-cam/

Houston Zoo: https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/

Georgia Aquarium: https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/beluga-whale-webcam/

Museums British Museum, London: https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

Guggenheim Museum, NY: https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum-interior-streetview/jAHfbv3JGM2KaQ?hl=en&sv_lng=-73.95902634325634&sv_lat=40.78285751667664&sv_h=30.75703204567916&sv_p=0.06928383072430222&sv_pid=MfnUmHRyOSzMtY3vtYU05g&sv_z=0.9645743015259166

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-gallery-of-art-washington-dc?hl=en

Musee d'Orsay, Paris: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/musee-dorsay-paris?hl=en

National Mueum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-museum-of-modern-and-contemporary-art-korea?hl=en

Pergamon Museum, Berlin: https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/pergamon/m05tcm?hl=en

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/rijksmuseum/iwH5aYGoPwSf7g?hl=en&sv_lng=4.885283712508563&sv_lat=52.35984312584405&sv_h=311.1699875145569&sv_p=-5.924133903625474&sv_pid=fOVcUXQW2wpRf33iUmxEfg&sv_z=1

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-j-paul-getty-museum?hl=en

Uffizi Gallery, Florence: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/uffizi-gallery?hl=en

MSAP, Sao Paulo: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/masp?hl=en

Open Heritage Sites from Around the world: https://artsandculture.google.com/project/openheritage

Blarney Castle and Gardens: https://www.blarneycastle.ie/pages/map-and-virtual-tour

Other Entertainment: Musicals you can watch at home: https://www.playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home

Ballet Nova Center ~~~~~~ Home Exercise; Only do exercises according to your ability level. Bodyweight exercises: Pushups, sit-ups, squats, jumping jacks, mountain climbers, burpees.

https://greatist.com/fitness/50-bodyweight-exercises-you-can-do-anywhere

https://outliveforever.com/best-home-workout-beginners-no-equipment/

Just Dance 3: https://youtu.be/BhYvFMq7Xaw ~~~~~~ Yoga/Meditation Free Yoga Programs: https://www.doyogawithme.com/

Guided Imagery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1rRo6cgM_E&t=143s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcdbCphVa1g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y70O2vEP1FE

How to Meditate: https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/how-to-meditate

Meditation for Anxiety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pLUleLdwY4 ~~~~~~ Google play or apple apps: Headspace

Mindfulness coach ~~~~~~ Free Online Courses https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/?fbclid=IwAR2jMOU2hExVYRvb0OlApN63ygv8svDkcjed6-bU5NmOM88BY2k7rUms1hg

https://www.coursera.org/courses?query=free

One month free trial: https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo ~~~~~~ Reading New York City Library, free digital books- https://www.nypl.org/

Free Audio Books http://www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks

Free Public Domain Books https://librivox.org/

Your local library has digital books and audio books to check out.

Resources for Kids Suessville: www.seussville.com

Fun Brain: www.funbrain.com

Storyline Online: www.storylineonline.net

Fun Science Experiments: https://www.rigb.org/ExpeRimental?fbclid=IwAR22PjG6yr9uaHWCgVBcMtvHpkqP0DHRl_1ZWq9qvdEImEbs86bCWeLIXQ4

Just Dance 3: https://youtu.be/BhYvFMq7Xaw

Birding and kid fun! - https://vt.audubon.org/

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