First ever ‘global classroom’

The world’s first “Global Classroom” focused on COVID-19 is happening Tuesday, May 5. It is being organized by the World Health Organization, UNICEF, FIFA and the Independent Schools Association of the UK. This hour-long virtual classroom event will take place on Tuesday, May 5th at 11:30 am Eastern US time and is the first of 7. Discussions will focus on some common things youth can do at home to understand the science of COVID-19 and what they can do to use this science to protect themselves and others.

Please share the announcement of this “Global Classroom” event with your school districts and others! You can also get the full details of the invitation here:

The event is Tuesday at 11:30 Eastern USA time. To join, click the link:

In addition, on May 15th, the Smithsonian will release the module called “COVID-19! How can I protect myself and others?” which will take youth through 7 experiments/activities they can do at home to better understand the science (and social science) of COVID-19. The module will be freely available in 20+ languages and will be disseminated nationally and globally by WHO, UNICEF, the Smithsonian, and the InterAcademy Partnership (the world’s collaboration among 130 national academies of sciences, engineering, and medicine).

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