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Sea Creatures

posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Sea Creatures

The sea covers seventy percent of the earth’s surface. The deep sea below the ocean’s surface, specifically, is the largest and least explored place on earth.

The fish and other sea animals of the deep sea employ many strategies to surprise their prey including ambush and camouflage by blending into the sea environment. The deeper you go in the ocean, the more unusual and unique the fish appear to be. At the start of this Read More

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 11:16 AM Comments

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 television which allows children and parents the opportunity to experience high quality children's programming aired by Iowa Public Television. IPTV Ready for School Learning Centers provide resources which encourage families to spend time together reading books, watching quality children's programs, and learning about additional ways to have fun together while waiting for their...

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Posted on July 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

Iowa Public Television's Ready for School Library Corners

posted on July 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Looking for a good way to connect your child to learning activities?  Look no further than your local library!

IPTV and 35 libraries across Iowa are partnering together to host Ready for School Library Corners which will be placed during the 2014-2015 year. These library corners give children the opportunity to strengthen math and literacy skills through fun, engaging multimedia platforms.

Building on their love of favorite characters from PBS KIDS television programs such...

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Posted on July 21, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

IPTV Receives New Ready To Learn Initiative Award to Support Early Childhood Learning in Burlington, Denison and Sioux City

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:54 PM

IPTV Receives New Ready To Learn Initiative Award to Support Early Childhood Learning in Burlington, Denison and Sioux City

Iowa Public Television will expand school readiness projects in Burlington, Denison and Sioux City with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS. IPTV is one of 21 public television stations across the country to receive funding as part of the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn (RTL) Initiative. Major goals for IPTV’s efforts include changing summertime focus to purposeful activities that foster skills such as reading and math, using PBS KIDS learning resources to help ensure that all children are school ready, and converting afterschool time to an opportunity to motivate and engage...

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Posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:54 PM Comments

IPTV at United Way of Siouxland's Event

posted on June 30, 2014 at 1:07 PM

IPTV at United Way of Siouxland's Event

The 2nd United Way of Siouxland Active Kid’s Day was held at Cook Park in Sioux City on Friday, June 20, 2014.  Almost 600 children from Kindergarten to grade 5 were present for the celebration.  Participating summer programs included Stella Sanford CDC, Beyond the Bell’s Unity, Spalding Park and Liberty programs, Mary Elizabeth Child Care Center, Mary J Treglia Community House, Girls, Inc. and Boys Club.  IPTV made it possible for each child to take home a book and summer reading activities following the...

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 1:07 PM Comments

Don't Beat the Summer Heat – Turn it into a Learning Opportunity

posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Don't Beat the Summer Heat – Turn it into a Learning Opportunity

Use the summer heat as a chance to make cooking fun! The sun continuously provides earth with tremendous amounts of solar energy, most of which comes in the form of visible light. Sunlight, when transformed into usable heat, can be a practical source of energy for everyday tasks such as cooking food, heating water, or warming houses. A solar cooker is an insulated box that traps the heat of the Sun for cooking food. What better activity for students to engage with during the peak of June’s sunny...

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Posted on June 30, 2014 at 10:02 AM Comments

Experience History from the Inside Out with PBS LearningMedia's Past/Present

posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Experience History from the Inside Out with PBS LearningMedia's Past/Present

Now that summer is here, it’s time to get gaming! The time: May 1906. The place: The mythical town of Eureka Falls. Reach into a piece of American history with PBS LearningMedia’s Read More

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments

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