Trouble at Grainly Farms

Trouble at Grainly Farms

In this interactive case study, students apply their understanding of natural selection, adaptation, inheritance of traits and nematodes to help remedy the trouble at Grainly Farms.

IPTV Education Handouts

Outreach Handouts

The following printable handouts highlight some of the free resources available from IPTV and PBS. Please feel free to print and distribute as you wish! Elementary IPTV KIDS Literacy Shows IPTV KIDS...

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PBS LearningMedia Reaches 120,000+ Resources!

PBS LearningMedia announced that it now offers more than 100,000 digital resources available to PreK-13+ educators. Resources are aligned to National and Common Core State Standards.


Iowa Outdoors in the Classroom

Iowa Outdoors focuses on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa’s natural resources. From giant caves that sprawl for miles underneath the surface of Iowa, to...

City Farm

City Farm

Everyone knows that foods like vegetables, grains, meat and fruits are grown or raised on farms. Most of us, however, get our food from a grocery store rather than from a garden or farm. If a...

Students at Computer

What Is Cyberlearning?

We are living in the information age. The development of networked computer technology has created a world in which information flows freely, and children are growing up in a digital world where such...

TED Talk Education

TED Talks Education: "Build Relationships with Your Students."

“We’re educators. We’re born to make a difference,” says Rita Pierson, who has spent 40 years as a dedicated educator. The difference she refers to is not only helping students learn, but being a...

IPTV Library Corners

Iowa Public Television's Ready for School Library Corners

Looking for a good way to connect your child to learning activities? Look no further than your local library! IPTV and 40 libraries across Iowa are partnering together to host Ready for School...

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Want Powerful Professional Development at No Cost to You?

Iowa Public Television can help your educators use multimedia resources including mobile, audio, video, and interactive whiteboard resources. Our resources come from programs, internet, video, and...

American Experience

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...