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Cybersecurity 101

posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Cybersecurity 101

Do your students know the history of the Internet?

The Internet was originally designed to connect large computers at universities, businesses and governments. Growth exploded once personal computers became common in the 1980s. Connecting to the Internet leaves computers vulnerable, however. People can use computers to delete data, spread viruses or even steal someone’s identity. The good news is that there are several ways your students can stay safe...

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Posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:34 PM Comments

Get the Math

posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Get the Math

How is math used in fashion? Or music? Or basketball? Your students will get a real world understanding of algebra with this “Get the Math” multimedia project collection as they learn how professionals working in fashion, videogame design and music production use algebraic...

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Posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

Chemistry and Forensic Science Timeline

posted on October 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Chemistry and Forensic Science Timeline

In the early 1900s, the average American's medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. Deadly chemicals such as radioactive radium, thallium, potassium cyanide, and morphine lurked in health tonics, depilatory creams, teething medicine, and cleaning supplies. As industrial innovation increased, the tools of the murderer's trade multiplied. However, the scientific knowledge to detect crime and the political will to prevent it lagged...

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Posted on October 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments

The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station

posted on October 16, 2014 at 7:10 AM

The Creation, Destruction, and Legacy of Penn Station

The original Penn Station was considered an architectural jewel of the Big Apple in its heyday, but how did it get built? And why was it ultimately demolished?

“For most people, it wasn’t until that station was torn down that they understood what was taken from them,” said author Lorraine B. Diehl, who was interviewed for The Rise and Fall of Penn Station, the PBS American Experience documentary featured in Read More

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 7:10 AM Comments

New Tools for Students + Teachers

posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:09 AM

New Tools for Students + Teachers

You may have heard about our expanded digital resources! Today, PBS launches a NEW student experience at PBSStudents.org and new teacher tools at PBSLearningMedia.org! Plus, PBS LearningMedia now offers over 87,000 digital resources, including more than 700 Spanish language...

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Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Introducing Math Adventures!

posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Introducing Math Adventures!

Overview

Math Adventures: A Math Engagement Program is based on the Iowa Core Standards for Kindergarten.  The goal of the program is to help Kindergarteners improve their math skills. Studies have shown that early math skills are consistently associated with higher academic performance in later grades. To do this, participants will use content from PBS KIDS LAB,  Read More

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:32 AM Comments

The Creativity of Indie Video Games

posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 PM

The Creativity of Indie Video Games

The video game industry is now bigger than Hollywood, with hundreds of millions of dollars spent developing these interactive experiences. But there are also small-scale developers working in the indie game realm, creating unique and experimental video games.

Working “indie” is all about small teams working on artistic visions and the freedom to explore creative ideas. Many are drawn to indie video game-making because there isn’t a lot of money at stake, which gives them the flexibility to try new...

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Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments

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