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Professor T, Season 3

Posted on May 30, 2024

The multi award-winning much-loved crime drama Professor T, starring Ben Miller, is back for a third season. The Professor is in jail and must find a way to get his old life and job back. The Police need his expertise to help crack some tricky and intriguing crimes. Continue »

Sundays, June 16 - July 21, from 8:00 p.m.–

 

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D.I. Ray, Season 2

Posted on May 30, 2024

After a fatal shooting outside a hospital threatens to erupt into a full-blown turf war, DI RAY must uncover the truth before tensions spill onto Birmingham streets. Continue »

Premieres Sunday, June 16, at 10:00 p.m.

 

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Broadchurch

Posted on May 30, 2024

When a young boy is murdered, this small town of Broadchurch in Dorset suddenly becomes the focus of a major event in the full glare of the media spotlight. Continue »

Thursdays, June 16 - July 28, from 9:30 p.m.–

 

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Roots of Comedy with Jesus Trejo

Posted on May 30, 2024

Part comedy, part social commentary, host Jesus Trejo embarks on a journey across America meeting with six rising comedians who explore the mosaic of our nation through the lens of stand-up comedy. Continue »

 

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“Art Happens Here” Screening Event

Posted on May 23, 2024

Join us for a screening of "Art Happens Here with John Lithgow." The screening will be followed by a panel discussion about the importance of arts education and include art demonstrations. Continue »

Thursday, November 7, at 7:00 p.m.

 

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Weis Screening Series

Posted on May 23, 2024

With support from Weis Markets, WPSU will host a series of screenings on a series of diverse topics. Each screening will be followed by a panel discussion with experts in the field. A complimentary reception will follow each screening. Continue »

 

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“Speaking Grief” Screening Event

Posted on May 23, 2024

September is Suicide Prevention Month and is an important time for our community to validate the experience of grievers and guide those wishing to support them. Join us for a screening of the WPSU original documentary "Speaking Grief" followed by a panel discussion hosted by the producer and director of "Speaking Grief," Lindsey Whissel Fenton. Continue »

Wednesday, September 4, at 7:00 p.m.

 

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Italian American Family Favorites

Posted on May 22, 2024

Join World Kitchen host Tamra Fatemi-Badi as she welcomes Patrick Tunno into the World Kitchen to share his family recipes for Parmigiana di Melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan) and Sauteed Zucchini Blossoms. Continue »

Sunday, June 23, at 2:00 p.m. ET on Zoom

 

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Arts: Exploring Color

Posted on May 16, 2024

Watch the clip from Elinor Wonders Why “A Change of Art” to model conversations about art and colors. Then use the lesson plan to students will observe different colors in paintings, animals, and the world around them. Continue »

 

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Math: Stu’s Super Stunts Digital Game

Posted on May 16, 2024

Lyla needs your help teaching Stu new tricks! Stu can do so many surprising things. Experiment with different sequences to see his super stunts at the playground, skate park, and basketball court. Continue »

 

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Science: A Water System

Posted on May 16, 2024

Learn how New York City’s drinking water travels from watersheds in upstate New York in this segment from the WPSU documentary Liquid Assets. Liquid Assets, a ninety-minute documentary, tells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. Continue »

 

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Health & PE: Managing Intense Emotions

Posted on May 16, 2024

Your students will learn to recognize and manage intense emotions without giving in to the urge to act in impulsive ways that can make problems bigger. This video is part of the Healthy Minds, Thriving Kids Project, a series of free, evidence-based video and print resources that caregivers and educators can use to teach their […] Continue »

 

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English Language Arts: Text Detectives

Posted on May 16, 2024

Randi House shows students how to look for clues in a text to support answers and gives students several examples of sentence starters they can use to introduce evidence from the text. Ms. House tells students a short story about Milly Hilly and then asks questions that require students to make inferences that must be […] Continue »

 

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Arts: Media Academy

Posted on May 16, 2024

Empower the Next Generation of Filmmakers! Dive into the WHYY Education comprehensive video tutorial collection designed to guide teachers and students on an exciting journey into the world of storytelling and video production. From creating compelling news stories to crafting captivating documentaries, each tutorial is packed with practical tips on topic selection, interviewing techniques, crafting […] Continue »

 

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World Languages: Juanes Sings Muevete

Posted on May 16, 2024

Juanes has a Spanish vocabulary song to get you moving! Follow the steps as you learn the Spanish words for hands, head, and feet. This resource teaches Spanish vocabulary through dance and song. Continue »

 

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Math: Measurement and Geometry – Finding Volume

Posted on May 16, 2024

Volume can be used to find out how much a container holds. Explore volume, how it differs from weight, and how we can measure it. These resources are part of KET’s Measurement and Geometry collection. Continue »

 

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PE & Health: Outpatient Clinicial

Posted on May 16, 2024

Explore the job duties of an Outpatient Clinician and the required training and potential career paths for this job. Career Explore Northwest is a community tool that aims to help middle schoolers, high schoolers, and young adults learn about in-demand, living-wage jobs in the Inland Northwest through career spotlight videos and a website featuring job/industry […] Continue »

 

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Science: Why Summer Days Have More Daylight

Posted on May 16, 2024

Students use and develop models of the Earth–Sun systems to demonstrate understanding of how the Sun illuminates the hemispheres differently during summer and winter. Visual supports (video, images), data graphs, and informational text provide students with multiple entry points to investigating the phenomenon of the changing duration of daylight. This interactive provides the context and […] Continue »

 

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Social Studies: Languages of the Caribbean and Central America

Posted on May 16, 2024

Students will read a description of the languages in Central America and the Caribbean, as well as the history of how these languages were disseminated. They will then complete an essay using this information and practice translating two sentences from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. Continue »

 

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Arts: Elements of Art – Value

Posted on May 16, 2024

Value is one of the seven basic building blocks of art along with Line, Form, Shape, Color, Space, and Texture. Through the lens of black and white photography, we look at how artists produce value scales and contrast, and how different kinds of lines change the way we perceive depth and space. Learn how different […] Continue »

 

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Arts: Drawing a Forest Friend

Posted on May 16, 2024

In this episode of Cartoon Academy Quick Draws, Pittsburgh Cartoonist Joe Wos shows how learning to draw is as easy as ABC using the letters O-W-L to create a wise owl character. Continue »

 

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English Language Arts: The Tell-Tale Heart and the Art of Horror

Posted on May 16, 2024

Step into the realm of horror literature with this captivating dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart.’ Students immerse themselves in Poe’s masterful storytelling as they explore the elements he employs to cultivate an atmosphere of unease and evoke dread in his readers. Through careful analysis of the reading, students dissect each literary […] Continue »

 

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English Language Arts: Why Do We Say “Latino”?

Posted on May 16, 2024

When you hear “Latino,” you probably think of people from Latin America—places like Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, etc. But where exactly did the history of that word come from, and has it always meant Central America and South America as well as the Caribbean? Trace the origin of the term “Latino” and the debates that still […] Continue »

 

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World Languages: Making Soup

Posted on May 16, 2024

Goldilocks (Ricitos de Oro, played by Niña) returns to the home of The Three Bears (Los tres osos) to redeem herself by making soup. But first she leaves to find her friend, Little Rat (Ratoncito), to help her. Once again the soup turns out to be too hot to eat and the entire group goes […] Continue »

 

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Social Studies: Objects and Money from Long Ago

Posted on May 16, 2024

Join Cheyney McKnight from the New-York Historical Society as she shows objects and money used long ago. Learn how she-merchants sold goods in exchange for money made of silver and gold. Compare buying and selling goods in the past to practices today. Continue »

 

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Social Studies: Voting Rights and the Youth Vote

Posted on May 16, 2024

To understand democracy, we have to understand voting and voting rights. In this activity, students will examine and share their perspectives on democracy and voting. Students will watch videos from PBS Digital Studios’ Above the Noise, a student centered show that highlights current events and trending topics. Continue »

 

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Math: Odd Squad

Posted on May 16, 2024

Welcome to Odd Squad: the zaniest, craziest team of kid investigators around! Explore content below targeted at making elementary-level math a fun, imaginative experience, mixing concepts like arithmetic and geometry with fantastical storytelling. Continue »

 

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PE & Health: Emergency Medical Technician Training

Posted on May 16, 2024

Explore an apprenticeship program that trains future Emergency Medical Technicians. Career Explore Northwest is a community tool that aims to help middle schoolers, high schoolers, and young adults learn about in-demand, living-wage jobs in the Inland Northwest through career spotlight videos and a website featuring job/industry data information. Continue »

 

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Math: Probability with Dice

Posted on May 16, 2024

Explore basic probability by visualizing all possible outcomes in the sample space. This video focuses on charting the sample space for rolling two dice and then calculating the probability of rolling an 8 using the charted sample space. This video was submitted through the Innovation Math Challenge, a contest open to professional and nonprofessional producers. Continue »

 

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Health & PE: Enemy Pie

Posted on May 16, 2024

Experience the power of friendship in this story about spending time with others and overcoming our differences. LeVar Burton visits a playground and invites us to think about how we can make friends with people from different backgrounds. After watching, use the provided teaching tips and discussion questions to further explore the topics covered in […] Continue »

 

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English Language Arts: Reading Rainbow Stories

Posted on May 16, 2024

The classic Reading Rainbow series, which launched in 1983 and was the most-watched PBS television show in the classroom, not only offers nostalgia but provides high-quality curriculum for children in Grades K-5 that is still relevant today. The accompanying Reading Rainbow activities are theme-based, stemming from the featured book and may include questions for discussion, […] Continue »

 

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Science: Feed the Dingo – An Ecosystem Game

Posted on May 16, 2024

Players strive to create a balanced desert ecosystem in which each animal has enough food to survive over a period of 12 days, in this interactive game from PLUM LANDING™. Players see how the different species of plants and animals in a desert depend on one another. They also experiment with how changing the amount […] Continue »