Below are links to free resources for students and families during this e-learning time.
York Prep Grading Plan for Remainder of 2019/20
Locations Serving Meals During Closure
York Preparatory Academy is committed to the health of our students. Please see the following LINK with information on locations serving meals during school closures. Please feel free to reach out to Food Service Director, Hally Adams with questions.
Resources from Guidance
Below you will find some links that will give some helpful hints for how to speak with your children about the Coronavirus and other activities. Stay safe and please reach out if we can offer an additional information, email@example.com.
- Videos from Guidance: Tips for Anxiety with Ms. Brown, Help for Sadness and Signs of Depression with Dr. Vanessa Harrington, Tips when we feel Angry with Ms. Byrd, Gratitude with Ms. Brown
- School Lessons: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/parenting/coronavirus-schools-lessons.html
- Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Coping-with-Stress-During-Infectious-Disease-Outbreaks/sma14-4885
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/children.html
- Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use at Home, at Play, and Out and About, https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/pdf/hand-sanitizer-factsheet.pdf
- NASP COVID-19 Resource Center, https://www.nasponline.org/COVID-19
Related Arts Videos
- Art Videos: Spring Flower Origami with Ms. Bryant, Lego Self Portraits with Mrs. Price Frasier, National Scribble Day, Draw A Frog with Ms. Bryant, Pysanky Eggs with Ms. Bryant, Linear Perspective with Mrs. Price Frasier, Ocean Art Using a a Metal Tooling Technique with Ms. Bryant, Optical Illusions Using Sidewalk Chalk with Ms. Bryant
- PE Videos: Fitness Challenge with Coach Rider, Indoor PE with Coach McGee, Fitness Challenge with Coach Rider, Strike Game with Coach McGee, Exercise Egg Hunt with Coach McGee, PE Challenge with Coach Ferguson, PE Challenge with Coach Rider, PE Challenge with Coach McGee
- Music Videos: Rhythm Composition with Ms. Bernard
- Reading Videos: Ms. Comer reading "Creepy Pair of Underwear", Ms. Comer reading "The Pigeon Wants a Puppy", Ms. Comer reading "I'm Not Just a Scribble", Ms. Comer reading "The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend", Ms. Comer reading "Dinosaur Dig", Ms. Comer reads, "Otis and the Tornado
- STEAM/Engineering: STEAM Challenge with Mr. Dantzler, Create an Exploding Volcano with Mr. Dantzler, Balloon Lego Cars with Señor Cortes, String Phones with Mr. Dantzler
online Resources and activities
- York County Library- Check out free e-books, audio books, or e-magazines. Listen to free music or watch free movies.
- Campustours.com- 1,700 virtual college & university campus tours
- Audible.com- offering free audible stories for kids of all ages.
- Professional Photographers of America- offering 1,100+ free online classes
- Ivy League schools such as Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale are offering FREE online courses in some of their most popular classes.
- Alive @ 25 is offering online virtual courses in driver's safety at the following link: https://www.scnsc.org/training/alive-at-25
- Free Exercise Videos:
- Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) in New York City offering two interactive ways to tour.
MET Kid Interactive Map: https://www.metmuseum.org/a…/online-features/metkids/explore
MET 360 degree Project: https://www.metmuseum.org/a…/online-features/met-360-project
- San Diego Zoo live webcams at the following link: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams
- Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta offering free live streamed shows https://puppet.org/center-for-puppetry-arts-home/
- Easter Island- visit the island through multiple online virtual tours https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Easter-Island/, PBS Virtual Tour: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/easter/, National Geographic: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/world-he...
- Nature Backyard Scavenger Hunt
- York County Locations Virtual Puzzles: puzzle your way through York County
- Book Scavenger Hunt Activity
- Harry Potter At Home, a campaign aimed at younger readers who might be meeting Harry for the first time. http://wizarding.world/HPAtHome
- Visit Disney through virtual rides
- Dinosaur Fun
- Smithsonian Natural History Museum Virtual Field Trip: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour
- American Museum of Natural History Dino Dig, Interactive Games & Activities: https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/paleontology
- National Geographic Videos: https://video.nationalgeographic.com/search?q=dinosaurs
- Make Fossils @ Home Activity: https://thecraftyclassroom.com/crafts/geology-crafts-for-kids/fossil-craft/
- Science For Kids: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/dinosaurs.html
- Magic School Bus Video- The Busasaurus: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6o5sbr
- Dinosaur Shadow Art: https://www.facebook.com/colourwheelarts/photos/a.118002544990094/1605082052948795/?type=3&theater
- Exploring Space
- Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/
- NASA Kids Club: https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
- Virtual Field Trip to the Planetarium: https://theskylive.com/planetarium
- NASA STEM Engagement K5-4th Grade: https://www.nasa.gov/stem/forstudents/k-4/index.html
- NASA STEM Engagement 5th-8th Grade: https://www.nasa.gov/stem/forstudents/5-8/index.html
- NASA STEM Engagement 9th-12th Grade: https://www.nasa.gov/stem/forstudents/9-12/index.html
- Space Place for Kids by NASA: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/solar-system/
- Ready Jet Go PBS Kids Space Activities: https://pbskids.org/learn/readyjetgo/
- Free Video- The Magic School Bus Gets Lost in Space: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3gw5wy
- Exploring Volcanoes
- National Geographic Kids: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/physical-geography/volcano-facts/
- Satellite Images of Famous Volcanoes: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/volcano-satellite-images/
- Walk Down the Streets of Ancient Pompeii with Google Maps: LINK
- History Channel- Pompeii: https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/pompeii
- Free Video: Magic School Bus Blows It's Top: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6tx11o
- Explore Oceanography
- Live Georgia Aquarium Virtual Tour: https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/ocean-voyag...
- National Ocean Services Activities for Kids: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/kids/
- Track a LIVE shark's movements and migration in the ocean: https://www.ocearch.org/tracker/?list
- National Aquarium Virtual Tour: http://samuraivirtualtours.com/example/nadc/index....
- Explore the wreckage of the Titanic: http://titanicvr.io/
- PBS Kids- Sonar in a Submarine: https://pbskids.org/video/design-squad-nation/1250...
- Free Video: Magic School Bus Takes a Dive https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6o5wgy
- Explore Weather
- Make an Easy Rain Gauge: https://www.science-sparks.com/weather-make-a-rain...
- Weather For Kids Activities: http://www.weatherforkids.org/
- Make a Tornado in a Bottle Experiment http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments/makeatorn...
- Science Kids Weather Fun: https://www.sciencekids.co.nz/weather.html
- Free Video: Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6slqhr