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Lori Fisher
Global Arts

Making Using Mixed Materials

Posted on August 6, 2021

Join us for a visit to this summer's Imagination Celebration at the Bellefonte Art Museum. Tour the exhibits and interactive Maker Galleries - plus, tips for a fun, upcycled craft project! Continue »


Sue Brantley
STEM with Eberly College of Science

Soil Science

Posted on August 5, 2021

Who knew soil could be so important? Join us as we head out to the Susquehanna Shale Hillls Critical Zone Observatory to see why we should care about our soil. Continue »


Cassie and Kids
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Campfire Mac & Cheese

Posted on August 3, 2021

The final week of Cooking with Cassie & Kids will be something we can all do in our own backyard – make campfire Mac & Cheese! Continue »


Melanie plays her ukulele
Music with Melanie

Your Own Backyard

Posted on August 2, 2021

Sing along with Melanie to “Buffalo Gals,” “My Hat, It Has Three Corners,” and “Five Little Ducks.” Continue »


Global Arts Friday
Global Arts

Interactive Murals

Posted on July 30, 2021

Learn about the incredible mural, Cahuitl, created by artist, Marissa Alise Baez as part of the C/O Commonwealth Exhibit at HUB-Robeson Galleries. Try it out! Time to get a little messy with mud and create your own mural. Continue »


Carolyn at Arboretum
WPSU Virtual Summer Camp 2021

Pollinator’s Garden

Posted on July 28, 2021

Visit the New Pollinator's Garden at the Arboretum at Penn State and explore the natural habitats for birds, pollinators and insects of North America. It's an ecosystem and outdoor living science lab where thousands of species live and work! Continue »


Cassie and Kids
Cooking with Cassie and Kids


Posted on July 27, 2021

We’ll hide like a North American Prairie Dog this week with Cassie & Kids when we make egg-in-a-hole biscuits! Continue »


Music with Melanie

Music from North America

Posted on July 26, 2021

Melanie shares songs from some of the many countries in North America, including a Mexican lullaby called “Ahí está la luna.” Continue »


Peter Wilf
STEM with Eberly College of Science

Fossils and Ancient Climates

Posted on July 22, 2021

Dr. Peter Wilf (College of Earth & Mineral Sciences) talks about his work in Patagonia. Dr. Wilf works with ancient fossils to learn about ancient climates. We’ll also get to see what fossil can be found right here in Pennsylvania! Continue »


WPSU Virtual Summer Camp 2021

Alpaca Farm

Posted on July 21, 2021

Meet the Bakers and their adorable Alpaca family! This hidden gem in rural Huntingdon County is a go to place for families to get up close and personal with these soft, cuddly, and friendly camelids! Continue »


street painting
Global Arts

Chalk Art

Posted on July 16, 2021

Join street painting artists with Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts as they create beautiful chalk artwork. Grab your own chalk and have your own mini festival outside! Continue »


Francesco Di Gioia
STEM with Eberly College of Science

Environmentally Friendly Gardening

Posted on July 15, 2021

Visit Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, PA to talk with Dr. Francesco Di Gioia about how to grow vegetables with high tunnels, hysroponics, and other new and environmentally friendly techniques. Some of Dr. Di Gioia's work has been done in Italy, on the continent of Europe! Continue »


Cooking with Cassie and Kids
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Reindeer Chow

Posted on July 13, 2021

Cassie and Kids will have Christmas in July this week as they make Reindeer Chow! Continue »


Music with Melanie
Music with Melanie

Music from Europe

Posted on July 12, 2021

This week Melanie introduces us to many nursery rhymes and songs that originated in countries in Europe! Follow along with familiar tunes such as Are you sleeping/Frere Jacques, London Bridge, and a beautiful waltz! Continue »


Kikora Franklin
Global Arts

Dance and Drums of West Africa

Posted on July 9, 2021

Join Roots of Life for an introduction to the dances and drums of West Africa. Participants should have adult supervision and access to space in which they can move freely. Happy Dancing! Continue »


people in Africa
STEM with Eberly College of Science

Archaeological Excavation

Posted on July 8, 2021

Dr. Kristina Douglass from the Penn State Department of Anthropology joins Eberly College’s Justin Hazelton to talk about her work as an archaeologist on the east African island of Madagascar. Justin will also show you a fun archaeological excavation activity that you can do at home. Continue »


cooking with cassie and kids
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Fruit Salad

Posted on July 6, 2021

Cassie and Kids are back in the kitchen this week, making a fruit salad so that they can eat like an African Hornbill! Continue »


Music with Melanie
Music with Melanie

Music from Africa

Posted on July 5, 2021

Follow along with Melanie this week as we explore the continent of Africa! Sing along as she shares a counting rhyme and the traditional African lullabye, “Iro Ye.” Continue »


Michael Reimer
Global Arts

Gyotaku | Nature Prints

Posted on July 2, 2021

Artist, Michael Reimer, shares the origin of Gyotaku, which in Japanese means 'Fish Rubbing' or 'Fish Impression'. Enjoy a demonstrate of how he makes fish rubbings and see how you can create other nature prints at home! Continue »


STEM with Eberly College of Science

The Science of Climate

Posted on July 1, 2021

Paleoecologists Sarah Ivory and Katie Horisk explain how we can study plants in really warm places like Oman to better understand how the climate might change. Continue »


Cassie and kids in the kitchen
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Banana Pancakes

Posted on June 29, 2021

In Asia you might find some monkeys, which inspires Cassie and kids to wake up to make some banana pancakes! Continue »


Melanie plays the xylophone
Music with Melanie

Music from Asia

Posted on June 28, 2021

Sing along with Melanie to more songs about traveling, songs about animals, and songs with nonsense words. Melanie also shows us a song from East Asia played on the xylophone. Continue »


person painting with water colors
Global Arts

Aboriginal Bark Painting

Posted on June 25, 2021

Join Julia Nelson as we appreciate the incredible bark panting developed by Aboriginal Artists of Arnhem Land. Continue »


Jenni Evans
STEM with Eberly College of Science


Posted on June 24, 2021

Dr. Jenni Evans, Professor of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State, teaches us about hurricanes and her research with them. She shows us what Hurricane Ingrid was like in Australia and shows us a hurricane experiment you can do in your backyard. Continue »


Carolyn Elk Walk
WPSU Virtual Summer Camp 2021

Elk Country

Posted on June 23, 2021

Join Miss Carolyn as she explores an area of Central and Northern PA that is home to a special animal species - Elk! Just like in Australia where certain species like kanagroo and koala are found only there in their native home! Continue »


Cooking with Cassie and kids
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Chicken Philly Cheesesteak Pita

Posted on June 22, 2021

Inspired by kangaroos from Australia with their pouches, Cassie and kids show us how to cook a sandwich that is like a pouch... a chicken Philly cheesesteak pita. Continue »


Melanie playing ukulele
Music with Melanie

Music from Australia

Posted on June 21, 2021

Melanie shows us how songs have patterns and what type of pattern makes a waltz. She also teaches us a song from Australia called “Waltzing Matilda.” Continue »


painting with colored ice
Global Arts

Colored Ice Art

Posted on June 18, 2021

Antarctica is covered with ice. Artist Jennifer Stoner shows us how we can make colored ice and use it to create beautiful artwork. Continue »


Justin Hazelton demonstrates how glaciers move
STEM with Eberly College of Science


Posted on June 17, 2021

Justin Hazelton from Penn State Eberly College of Science talks with geologist and climate change expert Dr. Richard Alley about glaciers. Then Justin and his friend Hank show us how to make glacier goo from items in your kitchen. Continue »


Cassie and kids making fish-sticks
Cooking with Cassie and Kids

Homemade Fish Sticks

Posted on June 15, 2021

Follow along with Cassie and kids in the kitchen as they prepare homemade fish sticks that both kids and penguins in Antarctica would enjoy! Continue »


Music with Melanie Week 1
Music with Melanie

Music about Traveling and Antarctica

Posted on June 14, 2021

Melanie teaches us all about Antarctica with a song she wrote.  But first, sing along with songs about traveling, and help Melanie write a song about cicadas. Continue »


Upcycle Fun with Laura


Posted on August 21, 2020

Follow along with Laura as she makes play jewelry out of things she finds around the house. Continue »


Walks with Carolyn
Virtual Summer Camp 2020

Canoe Creek State Park

Posted on August 19, 2020

Environmental Education Specialist Heidi Mullendore gives Carolyn a guided tour of Canoe Creek State Park in Hollidaysburg, PA. Continue »


music with melanie
Music with Melanie

Viewers Requests

Posted on August 17, 2020

Sing along with Melanie to classics songs such as “The Wheels on the Bus,” “Little Boy Blue,” “The Itsy Bitsy Spider,” and more. Continue »


paper butterfly
Upcycle Fun with Laura

Making Insects

Posted on August 14, 2020

Follow along with Laura as she makes a few insects out of construction paper and pipe cleaners. Continue »


kate recycles
Virtual Camp with Kate


Posted on August 13, 2020

Kate celebrates the earth and shares ways we can help protect it, such as recycling. Continue »


laura upcycle fun
Upcycle Fun with Laura

Daniel Tiger

Posted on August 7, 2020

Laura recycles some cans to make a Daniel Tiger themed craft! Continue »


camp with kate
Virtual Camp with Kate

Backyard Exploration

Posted on August 6, 2020

Kate invites you on a backyard exploration. What can you find in your own backyard? Continue »