Math And Science 23
The Oregon Zoo has an amazing program that allows blind students to visit the veterinary clinic and interact with large (and often dangerous) animals while anesthetized.
Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students is a week long camp that takes place at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, coordinated by teachers for the visually impaired and is accessible to blind and VI students.
Our favorite accessible math and number toys for teaching numbers, counting and one-to-one correspondence to blind and visually impaired children!
Many people think of learning to count as the basic, beginning math skill to teach to children. Even before a child can learn to count, she must master the pre-math concept of one-to-one correspondence. Here are some activities to help teach that concept.
Did you know that math can be fun and that preschool math activities can be made accessible? Here is a list of five fun activities that will teach your child numbers and basic math skills and can also be easily adapted for blind kids!
NASA has created a tactile book about the moon titled Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters. You can also download the text or audio versions of the book for free from their website.
Scientists Dr. Lillian A. Rankel and Marilyn Winograd have written 32 step-by-step experiments for blind youngsters to do at home with family and friends.
Here are some fun and creative ways to teach your blind child about the animal kingdom. Have you ever thought about touching a real shark at a science museum?