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Your Learning Neighborhood

Working with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the seven PBS stations across Pennsylvania joined together to create Your Learning Neighborhood, your connection to thousands of hours of education and entertaining videos, activities, lessons, and games to support you. You can find out more at pennsylvaniapbs.org, in addition to our resources below.

Teachers, parents and caregivers: please explore! We are in this #TogetherPennsylvania.

 

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Schedules

Daily Learning Activities

HD Channel Grades PreK-12

This Month's Activities

Actividades de Este Mes

PBS Kids Activies Calendar

PBS KIDS Activities Calendar

Classroom Activities

Pre-K to Grade 3

Activity of the Weektwo children in front of a tray of cookie dough

“Get Out the Mad” Cookies 

How do you talk with your children about managing their feelings? This activity encourages children to knead and pound dough as one way to talk through and deal with feelings like anger and frustration.  

 

Science-U Activity of the Weekgirl holding a bottle with green liquid

Backwash 

Does saliva really wash back into the milk carton from your mouth when you take a drink? Test it for yourself using powdered drink mix and see what happens! 

 

Virtual Summer Camp

WPSU Virtual Summer Camp

Continue your adventures all year round by traveling to continents around the world and expeditions right in your backyard.

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PBS Kids Website

Watch the PBS KIDS livestream.

Find games and activities from all of your favorite PBS KIDS shows including Xavier Riddle, Hero Elementary, Daniel Tiger, and more!

Grades 4 to 8

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Interfaith Holiday Traditions 

When Christmas and the first night of Hanukkah fall on the same day, interfaith families who observe both holidays face an unusual challenge. Learn how one interfaith family balances their two faiths. 

 

Science-U Activity of the Weekgirl mixing colors in a bowl of milk

Magic Milk 

When food coloring and soap are added to whole milk, strange things happen. Will the same thing happen with kinds of milk that have different fat contents? 

 

 

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WPSU Virtual Field Trips

WPSU presents virtual field trips of the Centre Country Recycling and Refuse Authority and Fort Roberdeau with more to come!

2021 Penn State Humphrey Fellows

Explore the World with Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

These educational videos, suited for classroom and community viewing, feature Penn State Humphrey Fellows talking about their home country, its culture, history, and people.

Grades 9 to 12

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Wildlife Research 

Learn how rehabilitators and veterinarians at the Wildlife Center of Virginia treat tens of thousands of wild animals each year and are often the first to notice trends that contribute valuable insights to overall wildlife health using data from the patients admitted to the center. 

 

Science-U Activity of the Weektwo girls making hand casts

Plaster Casting 

The Science-U campers used plaster casts to determine who left shoe prints at the scene of the crime. You can set up your own mystery, or just have fun making plaster casts out of anything you want! 

 

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Crash Course

Fast-paced, imaginative videos on science, social studies, history and literature.

Above the Noise

Above the Noise

Myles Bess takes viewers along on his journey to cut through the hype surrounding controversial topics in the news to find out what’s really going on.

WPSU Games

Word Machine

Word Machine

By matching sounds to letters, your child can make the Word Machine function in this WPSU created language arts game. (Best for Grades K – 2)

Big Sale

The Big Sale

Solve unit rate problems to determine the best deal per ounce of grocery items. (Best for Grades 6 – 9)

What are the Odds? And What are the Chances?

What are the Odds? And What are the Chances?

These flexible interactives provide opportunities to practice identifying simple, compound, and/or dependent probabilities using answers in the form of fractions, percentages, and/or decimals. (Best for Grades 9 – 12)

Train Game

Train Game

This train cannot travel down an uncompleted track! Choose the correct words to complete the sentence and get the train moving. (Best for Grades 2 – 3)

Grown-ups

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

PBS Kids Weekly Newsletter

Tips and activities to keep your kids engaged and learning while at home.

PBS Parents

PBS Parents Website

Find parenting tips, hands-on activities, games, and apps for grades PreK-3 to help you raise kind, curious, and resilient children.

Sesame Street in Communities

Sesame Street in Communities

Hundreds of multi-media tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six.

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Anti-Racism Resources

A growing list of resources from PBS and trusted partners, to use as tools to support anti-racist learning and growth. Free and open for all. (pdf)

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Gardening With Kids

Learn how gardening can affect your child’s brain, body and soul

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How to Talk to Kids about Race and Racism

Sonia Manzano, known as Maria on Sesame Street, will speak about how parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and those working with children can learn how to talk to kids about race.

 

PBS Learning Media

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Science

Explore natural phenomena and scientific practices with videos, lesson plans, and interactive tools.

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Social Studies

Explore the past and learn about the present with resources on government, history, economics, and more.

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Mathematics

Bring math concepts to life through interactive games, animations and engaging media resources.

The Heros Journey

English Language Arts

Browse standards-aligned ELA resources for students in all grades.

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Engineering & Technology

Discover resources and projects that connect students to engineering design practices and future careers.

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Health & Physical Education

Discover resources that provide essential lessons on physical, mental, and emotional health.

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The Arts

Bring dance, music, theater, and visual art into your classroom with these standards-aligned resources.

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World Languages

Bring world languages and cultures into your classroom with resources on Spanish, French, and more.