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Free Ways to Spend Your Time While Social Distancing

Posted: March, 20, 2020 | Categories: Staffing Agency Info

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“Social Distancing” is the new black… Many of us are stuck at home right now (due to the Coronavirus outbreak) wondering what to do with this newfound isolation. There are a variety of ways you can spend your time at home while staying safe and cozy!

 

Take an Online Class

 

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Ivy League Classes

Interested in taking an online class offered by some of the most prestigious colleges in America? From American Law to Structural Engineering, colleges such as Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale all offer these amazing and free online courses.

 

Health & Fitness

For a limited time during the Coronavirus outbreak, YMCA is offering a variety of free online health & fitness courses from yoga and tai chi to weightlifting and boxing, learn for free with YMCA 360 program.

 

Cooking

Ever wanted to try your hand at cooking or just want to learn how you can make the most out of your pantry goods? From now until April 30th, Milk Street Cooking School is offering a variety of free online cooking courses including The Art of Kitchen Improv.

 

Art Classes

From now until the end of the month, Brit+Co is offering their art classes for free! Just use their special code SELFCARE at checkout and enjoy a variety of art classes from Acrylic Painting to Caligraphy all for free! 

 

Typing

Feeling a little sluggish when you’re typing up emails or contracts? Take a free typing class with Learn2Type! In addition to free online typing lessons, you can also test your skill with their free typing test. Visit the Learn2Type website for more information.

 

 

Tour a Monument or Museum

 

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The Louvre

If you’ve ever wanted to take a tour of the Louvre in Paris, now’s your chance. With three stunning virtual exhibits from this world-renowned museum, you’ll have difficulty decided which one to view first!

 

American Museum of Natural History

Take a tour of one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. With three digital tours and a variety of images, explore America’s most historical museum from the comfort of your own home.

 

The Galapagos Islands

Embark on a guided video tour of the incredible wildlife and culture of the Galapagos with National Geographic Expeditions.

 

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Take a virtual tour and explore its most visited sections in The China Guide’s online tour.

 

Google Arts & Culture

Google offers a variety of free online virtual tours of worldwide monuments and museums for free. From unseen masterpieces to novelties of nature, take a tour of the world’s most iconic exhibits and monuments or test out their free VR tours.

 

 

Watch a Live Animal Cam

 

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Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo offers a variety of live webcams for the animals that call the zoo home. Choose from the Giraffes, Elephants, Chimps, and more on the Houston Zoo’s website.

 

Georgia Aquarium

Take a dive under the sea with Georgia Aquarium’s live webcams! From cute cuddly otters to ferocious piranhas, the aquarium offers a variety of animal cam options.

 

San Diego Zoo

One of our personal favorites! The San Diego zoo offers special live footage of some of their most popular exhibits, including the famous panda cam! Calm your nerves with a cute panda munching on some bamboo.

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium

From exotic birds to adorable jellyfish, the Monterey Bay Aquarium offers a variety of live animal cams including their open sea camera where you can see giant tuna power their way through the water, while pelagic rays and green sea turtles swim just inches away.


By JWilliams Staffing

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