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woman with baby smiling

Bright by Text

Posted on July 1, 2020

WPSU has teamed up with Bright by Text, a national parent texting program, to put expert tips, games and child development information directly into the hands of parents and caregivers. Continue »


Bedtime Stories
WPSU Virtual Summer Camp

Tales with the Authors, Episode 1

Posted on June 30, 2020

Tonight’s bedtime stories include “Walter and the Wallet,” “The Nutty Little Vulture,” “Superhero Smiles,” and “Where Is Love?” Continue »


person repairing axel of toy truck
Grades 6-12

Pull Back Cars

Posted on June 29, 2020

Pull back vehicles use springs to store energy. When the vehicle is released, the energy stored in the spring moves the vehicle forward. Can you make any toy vehicle into a pull back vehicle?     Continue »


energy carousel
Grades 3-5

Energy Carousel

Posted on June 29, 2020

Have you ever ridden on a carousel or merry-go-round at an amusement park? Usually, these rides are powered by electricity, but you can make your own carousel toy while exploring some basic energy concepts.     Continue »


frog with back leg extendend
Activity of the Week

 Forces of Gravity

Posted on June 29, 2020

In this interactive, student driven lesson, students watch videos about gravity and investigate the motion of falling objects on Earth and on the Moon.      Continue »


children playing with oobleck
Grades PreK-2


Posted on June 29, 2020

Explore, oobleck, a Non-Newtonian fluid or solution that changes its state of matter under pressure! It’s easy to make and super fun to play with. Try it!     Continue »


mom and child playing with blocks
Activity of the Week

Pushes and Pulls

Posted on June 29, 2020

Use these activities with your young child to explore pushes and pulls in your world!     Continue »