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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Starts Off the 25th Season

posted on December 10, 2013 at 9:38 AM

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Starts Off the 25th Season

The New Year is just around the corner and with it comes new AMERICAN EXPERIENCE films premiering in January and February. Continuing its 25th anniversary season, new episodes kick off on January 7th with The Poisoner's Handbook—an in-depth look at how New York’s first medical examiner transformed forensic chemistry, followed by 1964 on January 14th—an exploration of a year that defined an era (Beatlemania, the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the birth of the Women’s Movement and the transfer of the presidency to...

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Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season

posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season

Celebrate the holiday season with Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas! In this heartwarming hour-long special, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat worry about what to give each other for Christmas and in the process and discover the true spirit of the holiday season.

Click here to see our shedule for Curious George and more viewing...

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The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection

posted on December 2, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection

Earth's polar regions may seem remote, but they are an integral part of the entire Earth system. For example, pollution from other areas affects Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems, and changes in the icy landscapes of the polar regions may influence global ocean circulation patterns and accelerate climate change. The fourth International Polar Year (IPY) was a 2007–2008 international campaign to advance polar science and better understand global climate change through an interdisciplinary approach. Learn about the importance of studying the poles through these media resources, adapted from a variety of sources. Explore the polar regions, the changes they are experiencing, and their connections to the rest of the...

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Mobile Apps Code Program

posted on November 21, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Mobile Apps Code Program

 Mobile Learning Program

Once again PBS KIDS® and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) have joined forces with
you and other outreach partners across the country to offer apps to children in low-income communities. The goal is to give preschool and early elementary school children access to PBS KIDS apps for free via community organizations like yours. Powered by a Ready To Learn Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the program is part of an initiative designed to use the power of media to advance early learning and school readiness. The details of the program follow, along with information on the next steps for your organization to take in order to implement...

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PBS Offers More Choices for Mobile Users

posted on November 20, 2013 at 12:45 PM

PBS Offers More Choices for Mobile Users

PBS Kids has an exciting new page that offers many resources for parents and educators of young children. PBS Kids Apps is visually appealing and has many offerings, such as those listed below. 

Apps lets you sort by show, age, or skill.  These apps cover a variety of subject areas such as math, reading, vocabulary, patterns, science, art and...

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150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:02 AM

150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

“Four score and seven years ago…” Often referred to as the most important 272 words in American history, November 19, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s landmark Gettysburg Address.  PBS LearningMedia has a wealth of content available to help commemorate this event, including  Read More

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Mission US Adds Mission 3

posted on November 15, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Mission US Adds Mission 3

Iowa Public Television and THIRTEEN announce the launch of “A Cheyenne Odyssey,” the third interactive game in the Mission US series of captivating, digital role-playing games created to engage middle grade students in the exploration of U.S. history. “A Cheyenne Odyssey” debuted on October 16, 2013, and supports the study of westward expansion in the middle grade American history curriculum. The game engages students as they take on the role of a twelve-year-old Northern Cheyenne boy in the 1860s. Students can access the game via streaming and download through any Internet-connected computer at  Read More

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