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Remote Learning Resources

CHOLLA member organizations are dedicated to providing educational opportunities to schools and to the general public.  We are committed to providing these opportunities both live and virtual.  Below are CHOLLA member organizations that are currently offering virtual resources.   Click on the description to go directly to each resource. 

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Ash Meadows provides virtual activities and has more information about their site at this link.
Cinema Learning Challenge
Entertaining educational films packaged together with hands-on activities (Pre-K – Grade 12).
Clark County Wetlands Park
Wetlands Park offers remote opportunities to explore Wetlands Park. Geared primarily to grades 3-5, but any grade may participate.
DISCOVERY Children's Museum
An online collection of educational resources designed to support at-home learning for students and educators.
Dairy Council of Nevada
Our resource toolkit is packed with information about many aspects of dairy. The toolkit includes dairy nutrition, kid-friendly recipes, on the farm information, dairy food safety, all about milk, and fun activity sheets to expand learning. This resource is for educators and parents.
Dairy Council of Nevada, Adopt a Cow
Discover Dairy provides a free year-long experience that allows classrooms to adopt a dairy calf as a virtual classroom mascot.
Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex
A series of videos on the DNWR Facebook page. Videos include virtual tours, discussions about flora and fauna, nature journaling, and more.
Desert Research Institute
Science Alive has developed K-12 activities, worksheets, videos, and more for educators and families looking to explore environmental science, including topics such as Nevada wildlife and science careers.
Get Outdoors Nevada
Discover, experience, and connect to Nevada's diverse outdoor places AT HOME with free hands- on and educational resources.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Visit the Las Vegas Natural History Museum’s website to find educational videos, activities, and lesson plans covering everything from the prehistoric world to modern day wildlife. Also check out the Museum’s Teaching Trunks, which are free sets of games, specimens, and activities!
National Atomic Testing Museum
The National Atomic Testing Museum website is currently being updated. In the meantime, educational videos can be found under the "Videos" tab on the main page. Articles can be found in both the "Historical/Current Events Articles" and "Spot-On!" sections under the "Education" tab.
Nevada Department of Wildlife
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is the state agency offering wildlife and outdoor recreation education for families and educators. NDOW offers virtual activities, lessons, field trips, and other resources that can be used at home or in the classroom.
Nevada Digital Learning
This is a Nevada statewide collaborative for digital learning resources. Resources are available for educators, families, and students.
Nevada Division of Minerals
We teach the value of mining and the uses of the minerals, oil, and geothermal energy produced by exposing participants to the mining industry with hands-on activities and tours.
Nevada Museum of Art
The Nevada Museum of Art is inviting you to join us on a virtual tour where our gallery educators will share artwork from the Museum and will facilitate an engaging, inquiry-based conversation followed by a hands-on art project.
Nevada State Museum
Learners who can’t visit the museum in person are invited to join us for a virtual field trip.
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort
View a 360 degree virtual model of the famous adobe building at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort. This is the oldest standing structure in Nevada.
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort
Visit the Old Mormon Fort: Birthplace of Las Vegas, Nevada This links to a lesson that supports teaching with historic places.
Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort
View the 15-minute park film for the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort.
Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada has an activity book that can be used by elementary school students to reinforce energy conservation topics. It teaches kids how electricity is made and kid-friendly ways to conserve it (turn the lights off, unplug video games when not in use, etc.).
Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada provides an activity book that helps teach elementary school students "kid-friendly" ways to save electricity.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Educators, parents and kids looking for fun resources to learn more about Red Rock Canyon and the Mojave Desert
Regional Flood Control District
Experience flood safety through an interactive video presentation for elementary students. Additional resources, including teacher guides, activities and virtual reality for high schoolers, available.
Southern Nevada Conservancy
Red Rock Canyon provides visitors a virtual way to enjoy hiking trails in the National Conservation Area.
The Mob Museum
Access worksheets, primary sources, videos and more interactives for students K-12, spanning topics such as Las Vegas and Nevada history, American history and civics, law enforcement and forensic science.
The Neon Museum
The Neon Museum’s resources for educators include an online guide, unit and lesson plans, classroom activities, pre- and post-visit field trip activities, and more.
The Planetarium at CSN
Resources for remote learning including games, lessons, activities, and videos related to Earth and space.
UNR Extension: Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools
Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools is a comprehensive nutrition program based on the socio-ecological model incorporating nutrition education, promotion and policy, systems and environmental changes that support the implementation of school wellness policy.
University of Nevada Extension: Youth Horticulture
Access Youth Horticulture Education resources here.
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park offers educational virtual visits from a Park Ranger to groups of all ages.
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