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Almetria Vaba administers the California edition of PBS LearningMedia, a digital media service for educators from PBS and WGBH. Check it out at: ca.pbslearningmedia.org.

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Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

Events | August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dive Deep with Big Blue Live Educator Resources

PBS and BBC present Big Blue Live — a three-night television and online broadcast extravaganza featuring the majestic marine life of Monterey Bay through live reports from air, sea, and below the waves. Bay Area teachers are invited to KQED for a Big Blue Live screening, Monday, August 31st at 5:30pm. Free registration required. Bring Big Blue […]

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Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia

Online Trainings | August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Workshops, Webinars and KQED Learning Day with PBS LearningMedia

KQED is offering a variety of free trainings and professional learning opportunities this school year for Bay Area teachers to support the effective use of digital media in the classroom. From webinars to workshops, sign up for one or more free trainings to take full advantage of our extensive online media resources, and employ our […]

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Nine Resources for Building Research Skills with Data Collection and Observation

PBS LM Science | August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nine Resources for Building Research Skills with Data Collection and Observation

In collaboration with classroom teachers, teacher librarians can help students explore and improve their interaction with the natural world by teaching research skills. Explore ideas for integrating public media resources that build on data collection and analysis in ecology projects.

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Summer Learning Series: The Science of Cooking

PBS LearningMedia | August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: The Science of Cooking

From the science of making cheese to the chemistry of onions, connect food to science and showcase hands-on cooking activities that can be done at school, at summer camp or at home with these videos and activities found in PBS LearningMedia.  PBS LearningMedia has productivity tools for creating interactive learning experiences. Sign up for a free […]

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Engineering is…Solving Poop Problems

General | July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Engineering is…Solving Poop Problems

Here is a sneak peek of a new KQED video, Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water. This video is part of our Engineering Is: Cleaning Poop from Drinking Water e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind the Lotus Water project’s device designed to purify drinking water in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The e-book includes videos, […]

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Summer Learning Series: Unique Substances

PBS LearningMedia | July 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

Summer Learning Series: Unique Substances

From the lightest solid material on the planet to an artificially created material with surprising applications, these videos and activities encourage students to explore the material world.

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Summer Learning Series: Bike to the Future

PBS LearningMedia | July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: Bike to the Future

Inspire innovation this summer by biking to the future with the ELF, a new mode of transportation trying to bridge the gap between bicycles and cars

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Summer Learning Series: Your Invitation to Get Moving!

PBS LearningMedia | July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: Your Invitation to Get Moving!

From exploring elements of dance to creating beats, this installment in our summer learning series invites learners to MOVE this summer– whether they’re dancing, twisting, stomping or running!

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Summer Learning Series: Bay Area Graffiti

PBS LearningMedia | July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Summer Learning Series: Bay Area Graffiti

Summer is a great opportunity to take a closer look at the art around us. With this summer series, entice students to engage with a variety of popular videos from KQED and PBS LearningMedia.  These graffiti and street art videos highlight pioneers of Bay Area graffiti, the most popular places to paint, and different styles […]

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Summer Learning Series: The Story of Groundwater

PBS LearningMedia | June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer Learning Series: The Story of Groundwater

This lighthearted animation that tells the story of groundwater, where it comes from and where it goes. Check it out before jumping into a lake, stream or lagoon.

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