Remote Learning Resources

Library Handouts for Research

Guide to using NoodleTools to make your work-cited page - need to login to your Bayside Google account

Guide to Bayside High School databases - need to login to your Bayside Google account

NYPL Free Online Tutoring

Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, online daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from K-12, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day.

Start learning with the Library's partner in one-on-one tutoring, Brainfuse. Log in with your library card number for access. Please note: library cards must have a home library selected. If you need to select a home library, log into your account and click on Settings to set your Preferred Pickup location. If you sign up for a card through SimplyE, you must complete this step once your barcode has been emailed to you.

eLibrary Cards

New York Public Library - SimplyE -  provides access to ebooks, audiobooks, and databases.

Queens Public Library - eCard Application – provides access to digital media resources and databases.

Brooklyn Public Library - eCard Application  - provides access to eBooks,  audiobooks, and Flipster.

 

eBooks & Audiobooks

eBooks
MackinVIA - access to eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, and videos. Requires a user name and password to access. (see Guide to Bayside High School Databases)

Internet Library Open Library - an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.n. 

Lit2Go - a free, online collection to stories and poems.

Project Gutenberg - a library of over 60,000 ebooks.

NYPL SimplyE App - SimplyE is The New York Public Library's free e-reader app that makes it easier than ever to borrow e-books. It is available on the App Store or Google Play.

Junior Library Guild - free ebooks, author interviews, books talks, and more!

Abdo Digital Bookshelf - free ebooks. Can search by grade level, genre, subject, etc.

Renaissance my On - access to free ebooks. To login: click myOn login. School name: New York Reads, User name: read, Password: books

Audiobooks
Audible - can stream books for free on your desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet

Open Culture - 1,000 free audiobooks to listen to or download.

Free Online Resources for all Subjects

OpenStax - an online initiative from Rice Universtity. Includes 38 online textbooks in every discipline to help you keep up with your studies.

CK-12 - provides "open textbooks" for K-12 students.. It offers free high-quality, standards-aligned, open content in the STEM subjects.

Khan Academy - for every subject K-12

Science NetLinks - virtual science labs for every grade

Open Culture Foreign Language Collection

Newsela - a database of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use

JSTOR - helps you explore a wide range of scholarly content through a powerful research and teaching platform

Academy 4SC - videos on philosophy, psychology, and economics

College Resources

College / College Now page on Bayside HS website (guidance) - this page has links to college apps, college websites, and virtual college tours.

College & Career page on Bayside HS website (library) - this page has links to college websites, SAT sites, financial aid and scholarship sites, careers and internships, and resume sites.

 

Virtual Museum Tours

Google arts & culture - a list of virtual tours at over 500 museums around the world. Below are some of the highlights!

Metropolitan Museum of Art - in NYC
American Museum of Natural History - in NYC
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) -in NYC
Whitney Museum - in NYC
Guggenheim - in NYC

British Museum - in London, England

Musée d’Orsay - in Paris, France

Van Gogh Museum - in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Rijksmuseum - in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Uffizi Gallery - in Florence, Italy

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art - in Seoul, Korea

Zoos, Aquariums, and Historic Sites

ZOOS
Houston Zoo -  plenty of different animals to watch on the live cams
San Diego zoo - has many live cam options 
Smithsonian National Zoo Giant Panda Cam - watch the Giant Pandas

AQUARIUMS
Georgia Aquarium - watch sea-dwellers like African penguins and Beluga Whales
Monterey Bay Aquarium  - where it can be Shark Week every week
National Aquarium - take a tour of this aquarium floor by floor

HISTORIC SITES
Sistine Chapel - at the Vatican in Rome, Italy
Yosemite National Park - in Caifornia
Great Wall of China - one of the seven wonders of the world
Acropolis - in Athens, Greece

Relax and De-stress - Just for Fun

Board Game Arena - play board  games online with people around the world.

Harry Potter at Home - brought to you by J.K. Rowling

Wizarding World - Daniel Radcliffe and other celebrities will be taking turns reading all seventeen chapters of The Harry Potter series on videos in the upcoming weeks.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic - from the British Museum.

Hogwarts Digital Escape Room - you can play as a group or as an individual.

The Actors Fund - everyday at 2 PM and 8 PM EST (matinee and evening curtain times) The Actors Fund will be producing YouTube shows with Broadway performers singing some of the songs that made them famous.

Broadway Direct - a list of all the Broadway shows that are streaming for free.

Walt Disney World Virtual Tour - visit the happiest place on Earth.

HIdden Worlds of the National Parks - take a virtual tour of 5 different National Parks.

Access Mars - visit the surface of Mars, recorded by NASA's Curiosity rover.

Quick, Draw! - you draw, and a neural network tries to guess what you're drawing.

Free Coloring Pages from Crayola