Student Virtual Social Events, Activities, and Resources

 

Feeling stressed? Look at what some animals are up to across the world.


Greenville Zoo Giraffe Cam: https://greenvillezoofoundation.org/Camera


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


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


Smithsonian National Zoo: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams


Atlanta’s Zoo Panda Cam: https://zooatlanta.org/panda-cam/


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


Ouwehand Park Polar Bears: https://explore.org/livecams/polar-bears/polar-bear-ouwehand-twin-cubs-cam-2


Cincinatti Zoo Live Safari: https://www.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/


Shedds Aquarium Behind The Scenes: https://www.facebook.com/sheddaquarium/

Netflix Party: https://www.netflixparty.com/
This is a free Google Chrome extension that allows you and your friends to watch a Netflix show together and chat.


.io Games: http://iogames.space/


Pictionary: https://skribbl.io


Fortnite: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/home


League of Legends: https://zooatlanta.org/panda-cam/


100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2020/03/16/coronavirus-quarantine-100-things-do-while-trapped-inside/5054632002/

We should be working on our fitness even when the gym is closed. Check out these fun ways to stay physically active:


Fitness Blender: https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos


Yoga with Adrienne: https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene


Nike Run Club: https://www.nike.com/nrc-app


Planet Fitness: https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/


CorePower Yoga: https://www.corepoweryogaondemand.com/keep-up-your-practice


Body Positive Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/bodypositiveyoga

Looking to use some time to learn how to cook something new? Check out a few of the free cooking lessons below:


PBS: https://www.pbs.org/food/shows/


Food Network: https://watch.foodnetwork.com/tv-shows/


Munchies: https://watch.foodnetwork.com/tv-shows/


Binging with Babish: https://www.youtube.com/user/bgfilms


Bon Appetit: https://www.youtube.com/user/BonAppetitDotCom

The Great Courses Plus: https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/
The Great Courses Plus makes lifelong learning and personal enrichment available to anyone, anywhere. You can start a 14-day free trial!


Skill Share: https://www.skillshare.com/
Get 2 months free access to Premium classes when you sign up as a new member! Explore new skills, deepen existing passions, and get lost in creativity. What you find just might surprise and inspire you.


Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjaYnyCJDdU
Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a live daily doodle lesson at 1:00pm EST. Videos will be available after live on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel.


Join the McHarper Manor weekdays on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial: https://www.facebook.com/McHarperManor/
Art projects will range from watercolor paintings to chalk art to canvas painting and will take place live at 1:00pm EST. Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.

Live Virtual Concerts: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/17/816504058/a-list-of-live-virtual-concerts-to-watch-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown
NPR Music is compiling a list of live audio and video streams from around the world, categorized by date and genre, with links out to streaming platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Some will require registration or a subscription, but most will be free, often with digital tip jars and opportunities to directly support artists by buying music and merchandise.


Stars In The House: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrCvJ4LXzeI
Featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on YouTube, this concert series will promote support for The Actors Fund’s services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Celebrities include: Laura Benanti, Kristin Chenoweth, Wayne Brady, and Idina Menzel! Check back daily to see who will be performing at 2 pm ET and 8 pm ET!


Social Distancing Festival: https://socialdistancingfestival.com
This is a site for celebrating artists and the work that has been cancelled/delayed/disrupted. So far, submissions have included clips from rehearsals, scenes done with cast-mates over webcam, recordings from previous workshops, design plans, and performers just doing the song they were really excited about singing into their webcam.


All the virtual concerts, plays, museums and other culture you can enjoy from home: https://www.cnn.com/style/article/what-to-do-at-home-streaming-art-museums-concerts-coronavirus-trnd/index.html
The fact is, most of us are going to be spending a lot of time at home. And while nothing can replicate the swell of a live orchestra or the quiet murmur of an art gallery on a Saturday morning, there are countless cultural experiences at your fingertips to make your time indoors more artful and imaginative.


Live Streams and Virtual Concerts: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/9335531/coronavirus-quarantine-music-events-online-streams
This list is continually updating so check back often for your guide to the best live-streamed music content right now.

The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhB9D06_ef4


Beeing at Home with Samantha Bee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVn--QEta-0


The Tonight Show: At Home Edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOS7e6UTNPI


Jimmy Kimmel Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH3LqegZ8eQ


Conan O’Brien: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1GTcIS-8s0


Lights Out with David Spade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cHsHqbfqhI


The Light Show With Stephen Colb-Air: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPTTbTRxBsg

Corona Virus Sanity Guide: https://www.tenpercent.com/coronavirussanityguide
In times like these, we need practical, actionable ways of coping with stress, fear, and anxiety. The meditations, podcasts, blog posts, and talks on this page will help you build resilience and find some calm amidst the chaos.


Simple Habit: https://www.simplehabit.com/topic/5e5ff677e9621d0004cd3299?topicId=5e5ff677e9621d0004cd3299
Ease your Coronavirus anxiety with these talks and guided meditations.


Weathering the Storm from Headspace: https://www.headspace.com/covid-19
To help support you through this time of crisis, Headspace is offering some meditations you can listen to anytime for free.


NAMI Coronavirus Information and Resources: https://www.nami.org/getattachment/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf?lang=en-US
The National Alliance on Mental Illness compiled resources and answers to FAQs for how to navigate mental health and the Coronavirus.


CDC Manage Anxiety & Stress: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some tips for managing mental health and coping with these times of uncertainty.