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Free Homeschool Ideas

It’s a wild time in NYC and around the world as we all adjust to life during the outbreak of COVID-19. For our + POOL lovers who are home with the kiddos, we thought we’d share a few of + POOL’s family-friendly activities and lessons from our STEM curriculum. Peruse our activities below, click for further instructions and check back for more activities as time goes on!

Understanding the Importance of Clean Water
Estimated Time: 20 minutes
Subjects: Science, Geography, Art, Environment
Grade: K-2
What You Need At Home: drawing utensil(s), paper

Filtration at Work
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Subjects: Science
Grade: K-5
What You Need At Home: pitcher or large container, “pollution” materials, coffee filter, piece of thin cloth or rag, a strainer, six cups, rubber bands

What’s in a Filter?
Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Subjects: Science, Math
Grade: 6-12
What You Need At Home: Brita filter (or any drinking water filter), utility knife, kitchen scale, light cup

Bodies of Water
Estimated Time: 20 minutes
Subjects: Science, Geography, Art, Environment
Grade: K-2
What You Need At Home: drawing utensil(s), printer, paper, world map or globe

Urban Waters
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Subjects: Engineering, Science, Environment, Writing, Architecture
Grade: 5-8
What You Need At Home: internet access, printer, pen & paper

Water Infrastructure
Estimated Time: 1 hour
Subjects: Engineering, Science, Environment, Writing, Architecture
Grade: 9-12
What You Need At Home: internet access, printer, pen & paper

Don’t forget to let us know how it goes @pluspoolny and share some pics!  In the meantime, stay safe, stay inside and stay positive 🙂

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