Space has sparked our curiosity, inspiring us to create new technologies to explore and help us understand a world beyond Earth. Could mining the moon be the next adventure? In our #DoNowMoon post, we asked students What do you think is the most important scientific or ethical concern to consider about mining the moon? Why? How should private companies that venture into space exploration be regulated?
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 […]
From infusing art practices and design principles into science lessons to integrated learning with STEM and arts, explore this quick list of classroom ready resources to engage students in STEAM learning. Learn more about STEAM. 1. Makers Use the resources in this curated collection, categorized into design, how to (DIY), arts and crafts, robotics, and engineering […]
Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, we encourage you to apply to the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program. This year-long program is designed to foster and reward a community of 100 digitally-savvy K-12 educators.
The Region 4 Annual Bridging the Bay After School Conference (January 31 – February 1, 2014) begins today. The Bridging the Bay Conference brings together over 500 after school professionals from seven Bay Area counties for two days of learning, networking, and collaboration. Join KQED for a workshop.
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
Use these resources to introduce your students to the imaginative thinkers, code-savvy scientists, and everyday people impacting the world through computer science. The Art of Creative Coding | Grades 9-12 | Video | Technology & Art Programming plays a huge role in the world that surrounds us, and though its uses are often purely functional, there […]