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For over two hundred years, the Mission Society of New York City has worked to end multigenerational poverty by building the lifelong educational capacity of New York’s most vulnerable youth and families. Each year, we provide over 5,400 young people and parents with a progressive suite of academic enrichment, college prep, and career readiness programs at our flagship building on Malcolm X Boulevard and 12 public school programs in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. 

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Online Wildlife Adventures


While zoos and museums are closed, many institutions are sharing online lessons and activities that will allow students to learn more about wildlife. On offer from these incredible zoos and aquariums are online safaris, webcams where students can observe natural behaviors of animals, and various professionals sharing their knowledge about featured animals.


You can even incorporate these lessons into your homeschooling practice! After watching these videos, students can: write down a few things they learned or observed, come up with a few questions for further exploration, or research 3 additional facts about the animals.


You can find a comprehensive list of online resources below:


  • The Cincinnati Zoo is offering a “Home Safari” on Facebook Live everyday at 3:00 pm. If you don’t have access to Facebook, you can also view the videos on the zoo’s website - https://bit.ly/3dlzImF