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NWSE Activity Guide and Contest Reminder!

Apr 08 2020

Welcome to week 3 of NWSE’s activity newsletter! In this week’s edition, you will find more tips for cool online concerts, interesting virtual field trips, ideas to channel your creativity, and so much more!

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School Closure Video Contest

Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

Make a video or TikTok and win prizes!
Simply follow the instructions on our contest page to upload your videos.

Contest Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020
1st Prize Winner: $50 Amazon.com gift card
2nd and 3rd Prize Winners: $25 Amazon.com gift card

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School Work and Online Classes

First: If you haven’t already, check with your own school and counselor now about online study options and/or requirements of your school. Online options:

Big History Project
Examines our past, explains our present and imagines our future!

Interesting lessons for you to explore!
Psychology, Philosophy, and Economics

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Virtual Field Trips

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
This amazing website will take you through the whole thing!

Trek through Maine’s super pretty Acadia National Park

Hangout at the Space Needle in Seattle (NWSE’s Hometown!)

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Online Concerts

Enjoy free concerts from the comfort of your home. You can still get up and dance – or have a watch party with your friends!

John Legend on Instagram Live

Keith Urban on Instagram

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So Many Books!

Choose over 300,000 books to download from the New York Public Library for free!

Listen to Books online

Have Oprah read you a book on YouTube!

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Mindfulness, Meditation, and Exercise

Write a Journal!
Create a future memory for yourself by writing about your life in the time of the coronavirus. There is no way to possibly otherwise remember all the things you’re doing now in ten years! Chronicle life with your host family and embellish it with observations and commentary about what is also happening in your home country and how you and your family and friends back home and here in the U.S.are coping with this temporary “stay at home” culture.

Tips for Creative Writing

Voices of Youth
A platform for young people (between 13 and 24 years old) to share experiences and discover stories, illustrations, and messages of support from around the world.

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Cooking and Baking

43 Yummy Recipes For Teens To Make At Home

Watch fun TikTok cooking videos and get inspired to create your own!
(remember to enter NWSE’s current video/TikTok Contest)

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Watch & Learn!

Over 30,000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films
Free with a public library card!

Your turn! Being at home isn’t all bad! Tell us what activity you have enjoyed so far that’s NOT listed above. We want to know! It may just be featured on our next newsletter. Tell us here!

Have fun filming for the NWSE Video and TikTok Contest!

We’ll get through this together! #ExchangeYourWorld #NorthWestStudentExchange

Best wishes,
Your NWSE Team

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