So…this school year did not end the way any of us could have imagined. Despite that, we can still look forward to our future hopes and dreams. What are your hopes and dreams?
A Message from the ELO Team.
We miss you! We want you to know that we are still here and want you to stay safe so we can see you again back at school again sometime in the future. To get us through this time we have created some lessons that will continue your learning and might be fun for you and your family. Remember, you are important to us, take time to go outside, play, be creative, and be kind to those around you.
More Daily Lessons
Having a growth mindset means we learn when we make mistakes!
Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Compassion!
Taking a close look at Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt” to analyze how technology integrates within our lives, and is it too much?
Discover something new today. From “space archeology” to deep space exploration, the universe is full of things to explore and discover!
Explore the world of the American wolf, learn how these fearsome and important creatures are making a comeback from near extinction and the threats they continue to face.
Learn about Hot Air Balloons, their history, and the science that makes them work.
Wishing you a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. In honor of all the veterans as well as the active service members.
Unlock your creative potential through writing, science, and performing arts.
Your dream may be to go camping, to be a star on the basketball court, to be class president, or to go to college someday. Whatever it is, hard work and luck can help you fulfill that dream. But, like the narrator of “The Scholarship Jacket,” you may encounter obstacles that block your progress.
The Science of Music
How Do We Belong?
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Get your snorkel and your swim fins because we are going to the ocean! Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Put on your hiking shoes and enter the world of hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park.
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Put your headlamp on, today we go underground and visit this unique system of undergroud caves.
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Today’s visit is going to be much warmer than yesterday. Put on your shorts and sandals, today we go to Hawaii!
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Throughout this week, you are going to get an opportunity to virtually visit five different National Parks. Be sure to click within the video to interactively visit each unique park. Put on your parka and snow gloves because today we are going to the Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska.
Go for the Gold! Ancient and Modern Olympics.
What role did myths play in Ancient Greece?
What are the elements of Greek Mythology?
What are Myths?
Changemakers: How can young people create change in the world?
“Leaf” it up to me!
Rube Goldberg: Learn about this Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist best known for his zany invention cartoons. Then, challenge yourself to create your own Rube Goldberg device.
Games and sports
“Hope is the thing with feathers”
Digital Privacy and Social Media – Many of us are spending a lot of time online right now. The Internet can be a powerful tool for working and staying connected, but there can be some downsides to it, too. Today’s activities are about digital privacy and social media.
We have the Stanislaus National Forest right here in our own “backyard”. Learn about the biodiversity and human history of this beautiful forest and then create a Stanislaus National Forest Kids Magazine article.
The 50th anniversary of Earth Day was yesterday. Today’s activities are a continuation of celebrating our beautiful planet Earth.
Happy Earth Day! A Celebration of Biodiversity! Download the Seek by iNaturalist app onto your iOS or Android device, go outside, explore, and learn about nature all around you.
Collecting Stories Part 2: Practicing Your Interview
Collecting Stories Part 1: Planning Your Interview
Shark Tank! We challenge you to come up with a business proposal for a made-up business or product that could be shared with the investors on the TV show “Shark Tank”.
The History of Rock & The History of Rap – To parents, rock ’n’ roll was dangerous. To teenagers, it was the future of music. Hip Hop was invented by teens on the streets of New York.