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Mission: Materials Science

Posted on February 26, 2022

Materials science is the study of stuff— what it’s made of, how it can be used, and even how it can be changed to create new kinds of stuff. Your mission? To learn how materials science and engineering is at work all around you. Continue »


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Resource Sharing for Educators

Posted on February 7, 2022

Need help navigating all the resources PBS has to offer? Invite WPSU to your professional development days to offer educators a guided tour on how to access resources. Sessions can be customized to feature curriculum-aligned content based on subject matter or grade level. Contact Sarah Hamilton at education@wpsu.org for more information. Continue »


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Family Engagement Sessions for Schools

Posted on February 7, 2022

Let us join your school’s family night and share exciting activities from PBS KIDS! Children will love seeing clips from their favorite show and engage in related hands-on activities. WPSU will also share resources for grown-ups that are accessible and easy to use to help their young ones thrive. These sessions can be customized to your specific learning goals and themes, and can be scheduled virtually or in-person. Contact Sarah Hamilton at education@wpsu.org for more information. Continue »


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PBS LearningMedia Professional Learning Series

Posted on August 16, 2021

PBS LearningMedia offers Virtual Professional Learning Series created for teachers—by teachers— with topics covering anti-racist teaching, digital engagement, teaching with PBS KIDS programming, and more! Upon completion, PBS provides a certificate of attendance for each one hour virtual professional learning event. Continue »


2021 Humphrey Fellows with Lion Shrine
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Explore the World with Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

Posted on February 26, 2021

WPSU is delighted to have collaborated with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows Office at Penn State to create a video series presented by the 2021 Humphrey Fellows. These educational videos, suited for classroom and community viewing, feature each fellow talking about their home country, its culture, history, and people. Continue »


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The Science of COVID-19

Posted on February 10, 2021

Co-developed with experts in virology, epidemiology, agent-based modeling, and public health preparedness, this introductory course allows middle and high school students to learn about COVID-19 through the lenses of three distinct scientific fields. Continue »


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Posted on December 11, 2020

WQED SOS (Support Our Schools) is a universally-designed project that engages students for a period of ten days and crosses curriculum areas to address grade level standards in multiple subject areas including; math, science, English language arts, and social studies. Continue »