Museums, Historic Societies and Aquariums Offering Digital Learning
Although museums, aquariums and historic societies are currently closed to the public, many offer hours worth of online educational resources that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Check out some of the links below and let us know your favorite digital educational activity!
- Boston Children’s Museum provides resources for families and educators to help support the continuous discovery of childhood. Their educational program at Beyondthechalkboard.org features hundreds of interactive learning activities for kids of all ages.
- The Fishermen’s Museum offers access to images of the current collections along with some of their archival posts.
- The Florida Aquarium has a full list of digital resources offering everything from coloring pages for kids to high school level information on coral reefs.
- Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is sharing a series of images and stories about shipwreck exploration sites.
- Herreshoff Marine Museum is offering lectures along with access to the collections of the Rebecca Chase Herreshoff Library and the America’s Cup Hall of Fame.
- The Kodiak Maritime Museum offers information and images of the types of boats found near Kodiak and their blog features dozens of fascinating stories and images from the Alaskan coast.
- The Maine Maritime Museum provides a number of educational resources including a series of youtube videos on boatbuilding, access to their collections and historic images.
- New England Aquarium – The aquarium provides a list of fun children’s activities that can be done at home with easy-to-find materials.
- Oysterponds Historical Society recently launched a virtual lecture series entitled “Alone Together”