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Commerce Department Offers Educational Resources for Students to Continue to Learn from Home

Ever wanted to take a virtual tour of the ocean, learn about the role of a hurricane hunter, or collect cards on famous inventors? Are you looking to educate your students about the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census?

Kids across the country are home from school and teachers and parents are looking for educational resources to help kids stay connected and continue to learn.

The Commerce Department has a vast array of valuable resources to educate kids K-12 on topics such as our nation’s economy, our oceans, weather forecasts, notable inventions, and the importance of responding to the 2020 Census. These educational resources come from important Commerce Department agencies including the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Find below a list of these educational resources for teachers, parents and elementary, middle and high school students. The links below include interactive lessons, hands-on home activities, colorful maps, entertaining videos, virtual tours, tutorials, and mobile apps.