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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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WPSU Reads

Posted on April 26, 2024

Community Response This book made me think about what it would mean to go back to my childhood home and community- a place so changed that it is almost unrecognizable to me now. And I think about how much I have changed since I last spent time in that neighborhood as well. I imagine my […] Continue »

 

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2024 Poetry Contest Winners

Posted on April 15, 2024

Thank you to every student who submitted their poem for the 2024 Poetry Writing Contest. Hear the winners read their poems. Continue »

 

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WPSU Science Resources

Posted on March 28, 2024

Explore science content created by WPSU and PBS to discover more about the world around you! There are resources for all ages covering topics of life science, physical science, earth and space science, environmental literacy and sustainability, technology and engineering, and career connections. Continue »

 

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Space Exploration with WPSU

Posted on March 7, 2024

Blast off with WPSU as you explore videos, activities, and resources that spark discovery and curiosity. Resources include videos from our Space Day event featuring interviews with experts in the aeronautics field. Additional activities will engage your students and provide fun for the whole family as you discover more about space, including star gazing and […] Continue »

 

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Solar Eclipse At-Home Resources

Posted on March 7, 2024

Parent Tips What to Expect of an Eclipse WXXI How to Watch the Solar Eclipse With Your Kids PBS Kids Solar Eclipse Tips WXXI Ready Jet Go! Tips WXXI Ready Jet Go! Resources WXXI Video Resources How to Safely View an Eclipse (Pinhole Viewer) Ohio Learns 360 What is a Total Lunar Eclipse? Ready Jet […] Continue »

 

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Solar Eclipse Classroom Resources

Posted on March 5, 2024

What is a Solar Eclipse? What is a Solar Eclipse? Ready Jet Go! Solar Eclipses NASA Planetary Sciences Total Solar Eclipse Animation NOVA The Eclipse Nature Cat The Sun: Solar Eclipse Science Trek Observe Shadows with a Solar System Mobile Ready Jet Go! How Can You View a Solar Eclipse? Viewing the Eclipse Ready Jet […] Continue »

 

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Folk Show All-Request Show

Posted on September 28, 2023

Join us for a special edition of the WPSU Folk Show on Saturday, October 7th! The show will be made up of requests from you, our Folk Show fans! We will have room for 30-35 songs so submit your requests early before our deadline of Thursday, October 5th! Continue »

 

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Eventapalooza 2023

Posted on September 28, 2023

WPSU’s fall PBS KIDS event is back! Make plans to attend Eventapalooza on Saturday, October 21, at the Outreach Building in Innovation Park, State College. This free indoor and outdoor family event will offer make and take crafts and games for kids ages 3 through 10. Pick up free take-home bags and capture photos of your kids posing with PBS KIDS standees. Continue »

Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

 

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2023 WPSU Poetry Contest

Posted on November 17, 2022

Share your poetry with WPSU for our first-ever Poetry Writing Contest! We are excited to read poetry from students across Central PA in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Continue »

 

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Patrick Smith Circle

Posted on October 24, 2022

You are cordially invited to the inaugural gathering of the Patrick Smith Circle of the WPSU Keystone Society.  Please join us on Wednesday, November 16 for breakfast and a presentation by WPSU leadership. Continue »

 

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HumIn Focus

Posted on September 9, 2020

In each episode, we ask scholars to reflect on ideas in their work in ways that expand and enrich questions of current concern. Continue »