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I <3 Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

General | April 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

I <3 Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

Planning for Earth Day 2014 is well underway around the world.  Bring environmental issues to your classroom with resources from PBS LearningMedia.  Highlights include an animated video from Loop Scoop using orange juice consumption to teach about biodegration, a lesson tracking waste in neighborhoods from America Revealed, and a QUEST video transporting viewers to the […]

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Resources to Tell the Story of DNA

General | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Resources to Tell the Story of DNA

What makes us uniquely human? In the three-part series The Human Spark, originally broadcast on PBS in January 2010, Alan Alda takes this question personally, visiting with dozens of scientists on three continents and participating directly in many experiments – including the detailed examination of his own brain. Along the way, he learns why some […]

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Seven Art IS Education Resources

Arts | March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seven Art IS Education Resources

In celebration of Art IS Education this month here is a list of arts resources from PBS LearningMedia. Use these resources to engage students in arts explorations throughout the month of March.  Also check out the KQED art contest and consider participating. KQED Art School Contest Create a portrait of your favorite person or historical […]

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20 Resources for Getting to the Roots of Family Trees

Arts | February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

20 Resources for Getting to the Roots of Family Trees

Genealogy can help your students build an emotional connection not only to their past, but to our nation’s history. Help your students get to know the personal side of history by digging into the roots of their own family tree. Use the PBS LearningMedia resources below to inspire your next lesson plan. Exploring the Past […]

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Engineering Resources for Tinkering, Hammering and Sketching

General | February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Engineering Resources for Tinkering, Hammering and Sketching

This week is all about tinkering, hammering, sketching, measuring, analyzing, and experimenting. Why? Because it’s National Engineers Week! Use these resources to show your students why engineering matters. Find more resources to engage students at PBS LearningMedia. Making Stuff | Grades 6-12 | Collection | Materials Science What will the future bring, and what will […]

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Olympic Games & Extreme Athletes in PBS LearningMedia

General | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Olympic Games & Extreme Athletes in PBS LearningMedia

The 2014 Winter Olympics kicked off last Thursday and it is sure to be a hot topic for the coming weeks. To commemorate the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, here are PBS LearningMedia resources related to competitive sports and inspirational athletes. Are Olympic Competitors Geniuses? | Video | Arts | 9-12 Everyone is obsessed with the […]

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Black History Month: Dig Deeper with 7 PBS LearningMedia Collections

General | January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black History Month: Dig Deeper with 7 PBS LearningMedia Collections

PBS LearningMedia provides several notable collections from award winning documentaries around black history. These collections feature extensive multimedia resources, lesson plans and student guides that extend learning beyond Black History month.

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Resources for Exploring the World of Science and Engineering

General | January 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Resources for Exploring the World of Science and Engineering

Explore the work of science and engineering with these resources from PBS LearningMedia. Through resources profiling careers in engineering and an interactive that investigates three possible career paths in engineering technologies, students can learn about the ways in which scientists and engineers work in many different settings, including colleges and universities, businesses and industries, specific […]

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All the World’s a Stage! Integrate Arts with PBS

General | January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

All the World’s a Stage! Integrate Arts with PBS

Show your students how to make their mark on the stage with featured resources that explore stagecraft, playwriting, performance, and creative expression. Ignite their interest with Spark video segments profiling performance artists creating puppetry, improvisational theater, and intersecting sculpture and performance. Shadowlight Production: Theater (Shadow Puppetry) Grades 6-13 | Video | Culture and Theater In […]

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Planning for the New Year: PD from PBS

General | December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Planning for the New Year: PD from PBS

As we approach the New Year, now is a great time for you to catch up with FREE PD resources that address many of 2013’s digital trends in the classroom. Here is a quick list of 20 resources in PBS LearningMedia to use in planning for 2014. 1) 21st Century Learning | PBS | All 2) […]

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