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Iowa Public Television's Ready for School Learning Centers

posted on July 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Public Television's Ready for School Learning Centers
You can turn anytime into learning time for a child, even those few minutes when you are on the go or waiting for an appointment.  That’s the idea behind IPTV’s Ready for School Learning Centers, which are often located in the waiting area of a health facility. Learning Centers consist of a book cart or shelf of age-appropriate children's materials such as books, activity books, toys, puzzles and more. They can include a... Read More

Food Is Fuel: How the Body Processes Nutrients

posted on March 10, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Food Is Fuel: How the Body Processes Nutrients
Have you ever seen a rat inside of a snake’s body and wondered how in the world it is ultimately digested? We can guarantee that your students have probably seen this image and thought it was so cool! Are there certain things that we as humans put into our bodies that take as much effort to transform into energy? This fascinating video excerpt from NOVA scienceNOW addresses these questions and more about the potential energy contained in... Read More

Time to Get Active and Make Healthier Choices

posted on March 3, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Time to Get Active and Make Healthier Choices
Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? Join us in taking a pledge this month (and every month!) to help motivate students to lead healthier lifestyles with Move It!, an original, award-winning children's program and part of WSKG Public Media’s “Working on Wellness” initiative. This health and wellness series focuses on keeping families active, nutritional education and self-awareness by offering tips... Read More

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