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Free stuff to enjoy while you #StayHome

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As travel and public gathering is being banned to slow the spread of Covid-19 we urge you to #StayHome and have searched the Internet to get you a cool dose of free resources. Let's start.

#1 Moog and Korg

As the coronavirus pandemic has shut down clubs, parties, and festivals around the world, there are heaps of musicians (and music lovers) now sitting at home trying to find ways to fill their time. In response, Moog and Korg have both made certain synth apps free for a limited time.

#2 Adobe offers students free at-Home access to Creative Cloud

Adobe has announced that it will be providing free at-home access to Creative Cloud apps to those students who usually only have access on-campus. It’s one way the software maker is trying to empower students to keep learning amid campus closures caused by the novel coronavirus.

#3 Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is encouraging people to remain active at home during the coronavirus pandemic through a series of live workouts. The classes will be streamed live on Facebook every day starting today at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. They’ll be free for everyone.

Planet Fitness App

#4 Excellent Quarantine Ideas

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#5 Peloton

Peloton is offering an extended 90-day free trial to its at-home workouts application during the coronavirus outbreak. The in-app workouts don’t require you own any Peloton equipment, and include yoga, HIIT, stretching, and other categories.

#6 Down Dog apps

To help people stay active and engaged during the coronavirus outbreak, Down Dog is making all of its apps — Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute Workout — free.

#7 Belouga

Belouga is a free account for K to 12th-grade students. The site provides access to an extensive collection of educational resources on various topics like social science videos, math problems as well as real-time communication and collaboration with peers from all over the world.

#8 Scholastic’s Learn at Home

The educational company has launched a Learn at Home website that has daily courses for students from Pre-kindergarten to grades 6 and higher.

#9 Hopscotch Learn to Code

Children will learn coding logic, concepts and syntax as they work to develop their own game. Download here.

#10 Virtual field trips

Travel to art museums around the world through Google Arts & Culture. You can also virtually visit the San Diego Zoo and the Great Wall of China.

#11 Coursera

Before the outbreak, one could audit most of Coursera’s massive open online courses (MOOCs) for free. But on March 12 in a blog post, CEO Jeff Maggioncalda said the company would make its Coursera for Campus available to any university for free. This includes 3,800 courses and 400 specializations. Institutions need only sign up. Access will last at least until July 31 and will potentially extend as needed.

Josefina Blattmann
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