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PBS KIDS: Elementary STEM Resource Roundup

posted on January 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM

PBS KIDS: Elementary STEM Resource Roundup

IPTV offers opportunities to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning through television and online content. Online access and digital media are dramatically changing the opportunities available to the teachers improving STEM education. A recent survey indicates that more teachers than ever before are turning to digital media resources to help their students understand concepts, practice new skills, and engage in exciting, authentic learning...

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Posted on January 16, 2013 at 1:46 PM Comments

Public Media Across the Country

posted on January 9, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Public Media Across the Country

Iowa Public Television offers thousands of educational resources free to all Iowa teachers. However, as a public media service, we have developed partnerships with a great number of media institutions that include other public television stations throughout the country, public radio stations, NASA, museums, and several other organizations.  With these partnerships, Iowa Public Television is better able to provide teachers here in our state with even more great educational content. Here is a list of educational resources that are produced by some of our public media...

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Posted on January 9, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012

posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:22 AM

IPTV's Best Educational Resources of 2012

2012 has been a busy and exciting year for public media. We saw the birth of some really amazing educational video, interactives, and resources that are truly changing the way teachers can access and use media in the classroom.

From a new film from Ken Burns, to interactive periodic tables, to new web series that ask questions to truly challenge your students, there is something here that addresses part of your curriculum and is sure to inspire and engage. Here is a list of the top ten public media resources available through Iowa Public...

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Posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:22 AM Comments

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6

posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA ScienceNOW: Season 6

NOVA ScienceNOW starts a new season with a brand new host, New York Times Tech guru who was host of NOVA Making Stuff and Hunting the Elements, David Pogue. Featuring four stories in each themed episode, the new season of NOVA ScienceNOW, tackles an array of thought-provoking topics including:  “How Smart Can People Get?"- in which Pogue finds out how the anatomy of his brain measures up to Albert Einstein’s; “What are Animals Thinking?”- when the tech-savvy host races against a homing pigeon; “What Makes Us Human?”- exploring the characteristics that separate humans from other animals; and “Can Science Stop Crime?”- in which Pogue tries to outsmart computerized lie...

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Posted on October 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM Comments

NOVA

posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM

NOVA

NOVA offers a huge catalog of educational content that works for any number of subject areas, including ancient history, biology, earth science, physics, math, linguistics, music, technology, and engineering. NOVA is ideally suited for teachers. You can browse resources by subject areas or topics, narrow your search by media type or search grade level, or perform a basic...

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Posted on September 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM Comments

History Detectives

posted on September 18, 2012 at 10:46 AM

History Detectives

Help your students learn what historians actually do: research, analysis, and interpretation. History Detectives takes historical objects and sheds light onto the stories, people, and history of those objects.

Each episode of History Detectives brings a number learning opportunities to directly involve your students in the discovery of their own knowledge through collaboration, cooperation, research, and analysis. Whether you are looking for suggestions on how to help your students sharpen their research skills, help them to conduct their own historical investigations, or adapt lessons that challenge your student to apply skills to real-world...

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Posted on September 18, 2012 at 10:46 AM Comments

Secrets of the Dead

posted on September 17, 2012 at 4:15 PM

Secrets of the Dead

Part detective story, part true-life drama, Secrets of the Dead explores some of the most iconic moments in history to debunk myths and shed new light on past events. Using the latest investigative techniques, forensic science, and historical examination to unearth new evidence, the series challenges prevailing ideas, overturns existing hypotheses, spotlights forgotten mysteries, and ultimately can rewrite history.

Though the primary focus...

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Posted on September 17, 2012 at 4:15 PM Comments

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