Role of Government in Agriculture

From pork bellies to cow's milk, biofuels to king corn, billions of dollars move through the United States' agricultural marketplace each year. In each step from the farm to the market, there is a...

PBS LearningMedia Stacked

Iowa Public Television is contributing to PBS LearningMedia to bring you engaging, free resources. Check back to find the latest and greatest we have to offer. Grade Level Collection Description...

Alexander Clark

In the 1860s, shortly after the Civil War, a teenager from Muscatine, Iowa, tried to enroll in the local high school. She was denied admission because she was black. Her father sued and won. When the...

Market to Market Classroom

Many successful business are built on new ideas, new products, new markets and new methods. In an increasingly global and competitive landscape, entrepreneurial skills are as important as ever. IPTV...

Freedom Summer volunteer in 1964

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of predominantly white college students answered the call from civil rights leaders to volunteer for the Freedom Summer Project. They participated in voter...

Caucus Iowa: Journey to the Presidency

A new PBS LearningMedia collection from Iowa Public Television’s recent Caucus Iowa: Journey to the Presidency documentary explores how Iowa became the political epicenter and first major electoral...

Orphan Train Riders

Between 1854 and 1929, nearly a quarter of a million children from the East Coast of the United States were resettled under what came to be known as the Orphan Train Movement. The goal of the...

child using an ipad

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.

American Experience

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...

American Experience

American Experience is a fantastic documentary series that analyzes the people and events that have shaped America.