Cherry Hills Christian provides a comprehensive Remote Learning program that offers flexibility for families and prepares students for their next academic level.
These are online resources that can enhance your student's Remote Learning experience.
- Weekly Family Resources
- Calm Down Sheet (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)
- Stress Management Poster
- Stress Relief Coloring Pages
- Healthy Christian Conflict Resolution
- Three Common Parenting Traps
- How to Make Time Outs Work
- What to Do (and Not Do) When Children are Anxious
Explore the science of machines! Working in the spirit of try, try and try again and American cartoonist Rube Goldberg, New Zealand native Joseph Herscher and his team build machines to inspire new ways to solve common problems.
*Grade 4-8 students:
Nearly 11.5 million people subscribe to this channel packed with videos about gadgets, science experiments and instruction on how to use various machines in new ways -- such as, oh, say a leaf blower to clean up your shedding dog.
*Grade 6-8 students:
Walk the main hallway of Cherry Hills Christian's Upper School, and you may notice a periodic table of elements posted prominently in one of the science classrooms. This channel presented by scientists on faculty of the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom explores each of the 118 elements in detail and features new videos every week about cool stuff from the world of chemistry.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
*Grade 1-5 students:
Print and create custom worksheets to help your student perfect their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts. Free conversion worksheets are also available!
*Grade 6-8 students:
Numberphile: Click examples below
Videos about numbers, numbers and more numbers! The stars of these shows supported by the Mathematical Science Research Institute are some of the world's greatest math minds, and they discuss topics ranging from the silly to the latest, serious discoveries. You can learn more about the MSRI, based in Berkeley, Calif., at https://www.msri.org
What do all of those symbols found in physics and astronomy textbooks mean anyway?! Scientists at The University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom didn't actually stop with 60 symbols! They've updated dozens and dozens of videos that explain what they are, why they're important and how to apply them. For even more information, you can see this project's website at http://www.sixtysymbols.com.
For more than 30 years, Muzzy -- a fuzzy, green monster with lots of friends -- has taught millions of children around the world how to speak languages. Muzzy helps young people learn Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, English and Korean through a series of videos created by the British Broadcasting Corporation. Students are encouraged to "see and listen, say and learn." It's a process that could help them pick up 1,200 vocabulary words and grammar and conversation basics in the language they want to study. Muzzy BBC even has a homeschool curriculum for parents who don't need to speak Spanish to help their children learn it! Students can access Muzzy's language lessons, games and music through online subscriptions -- so please note that fees apply.
The Shedd Aquarium: Located on Lake Michigan in Chicago, “the Shedd” is one of the United States’ most majestic museums of any kind. Visit here to see its website, which is packed with interesting information and videos, videos and more videos about the marine life the museum is dedicated to protecting.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute. Visit here for a collection of fun activities you can do at home to learn about the animals and people who make this place a world leader in natural conservation. Online exercises and videos are even translated into a few different languages, so you can practice learning in different languages, too.
San Diego Zoo: Visit here to check in with your favorite animals on an array of live-cam video streams. You can switch easily among koalas, tigers, giraffes, owls, apes — and plenty more.
Tour some of the world's greatest museums from home! Working in partnership with Google, they've produced special tours optimized for viewing online.
The Louvre: Visit here
The British Museum in London: Visit here
The Musee d' Orsay in Paris: Visit here
The Prado in Madrid: Visit here
The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid: Visit here
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands: Visit here
The Van Gough Museum in Amsterdam: Visit here
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City: Visit here
The David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History Visit here for a gateway that links to all things White House, including a virtual tour of the building and grounds; a list of interesting books to read about "The People's House;" and free access to The Digital Library, which contains thousands of images covering the White House's entire history.
Mount Vernon Visit here to see every nook and cranny of George and Martha Washington's beloved and beautiful Virginia estate, where the United States' first President and First Lady received guests from around the world.
National Museum of American History Visit here for a gateway to several digital exhibitions telling the story of the United States.
National Museum of African American History & Culture Visit here to see tens of thousands of artifacts that tell the story of African American life, history and culture in the United States — including Harriet Tubman’s hymnal and Nat Turner’s bible.
National Women’s History Museum Visit here to learn the stories about women who transformed our nation.
National Museum of Natural History Visit here for an awesome look at the fauna, flora and creatures big and small of the United States. This virtual tour features every exhibit in the museum.
The American Battlefield Trust This organization and its members have saved more than 52,000 acres in 24 states so everyone can better understand the legacies of our country's defining conflicts. Visit here to tour more than 20 battlefields.
Virtual tours of government agencies: Virtual tours of government buildings and grounds include stories about American history and its heroes, architecture and art.
The United States Capitol Complex Visit here to see where Congress meets to make laws. Embedded in stunning, 360-degree images are details about paintings, sculptures, monuments and architectural elements that make the Capitol Rotunda, National Statuary Hall, Library of Congress and many important Congressional caucus rooms extraordinarily beautiful. You can also visit here to learn more about Architect of the Capitol, where people have worked around the clock every day of the year since 1793 to take care of these buildings and grounds so important to our country.
NASA Glenn Research Center. Leave it to the scientists and engineers working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to produce a cool compilation of virtual tours that you can visit here. You can see a supersonic wind tunnel, an icing research tunnel, and also check out the center’s Propulsion Systems Laboratory.