At last you have time to master something new.
Looking on the bright side, you may have some spare time now to find a stimulating new pastime.
Have you ever wanted to learn to play the guitar? Or master a new language?
They say it takes 10,000 hours to really master a skill. Well if we’re locked down for 3 months that’s about 2,000 hours (if you don’t sleep) so you could become a 5th of a maestro!
Some ideas for learning:
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- Enjoy having The Sistine Chapel to yourselfVirtually visit the Sistine Chapel here – http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/cappella-sistina/tour-virtuale.html And watch … Continued
- Explore the Georgia O’Keeffe MuseumTake a tour around the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/georgia-o-keeffe-museum?hl=en
- Explore The British Museum:Delve into two million years of culture and history. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com
- Visit The Louvre:Take time to enjoy some art. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne#tabs
- Look behind the scenes at NASA:Explore NASA Glenn research centre’s facilities. https://www.nasa.gov/glennvirtualtours Discover Langley Research … Continued
- Wander around the USA National Aquarium:Discover an underwater world. https://aqua.org/media/virtualtours/baltimore/index.html
- Visit San Diego Zoo:View live web cams of the animals. https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos
- Enjoy the National Museum of Anthropology:Discover ancient civilisations. https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/the-national-museum-of-anthropology-mexico-city-ziko-van-dijk-wikimedia-commons/bAGSHRdlzSRcdQ?hl=en
- Visit The Shedd Aquarium:See behind the scenes footage. https://www.facebook.com/sheddaquarium/
- Discover the Guggenheim:View the renowned art collection. https://www.guggenheim.org/collection-online
- Tour the Getty Museum:Explore the art collection. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-j-paul-getty-museum?hl=en
- Explore Houston ZooView live webcams https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/
- Explore The Natural History Museum:Discover ancient specimens. https://naturalhistory2.si.edu/vt3/NMNH/
- Be transported to Georgia Aquarium:View the Beluga Whale live web cam. https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/beluga-whale-webcam/
- Have a look around Monteray Bay Aquarium:See what the animals are up to. https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams
- Observe the animals at Cincinnati Zoo:Be taken on home safaris and view live feeds. https://www.facebook.com/watch/cincinnatizoo/689860164810534/
- Peruse Van Gogh:View the classic artworks. https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/van-gogh-museum-groundfloor/2QHwyv_Y6gueAw?hl=en&sv_lng=4.8808198&sv_lat=52.3585336&sv_h=0.07351778050821167&sv_p=-14.958125813166376&sv_pid=T4EwMNbRYOhcEPF8T1I8xw&sv_z=1
- Discover Atlanta Zoo:View the Panda cam. https://www.facebook.com/watch/cincinnatizoo/689860164810534/
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