WPSU Learning at Home

As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, WPSU and PBS have come together to curate a special collection of educational resources. Whether you are a caregiver working with children or an educator planning distance learning, you’ll find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home.



Daily Learning Activities

HD Channel Grades PreK-12

This Week's Activities

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Grades PreK-12

This Week's Schedule


WPSU World

Grades 6-12 from Noon-6pm

This Week's Schedule



Science U at Home


Created by WPSU, Science-U@Home offers easy to advanced at-home science activities you can do with materials you have at home.


NOVA Resources for At-Home Learning

An extensive list of resources and original content—including short-form videos, science and education blogs—produced by NOVA.

Science Friday

Science Friday Educate page

Science Friday partners with educators and scientists to create free STEM activities, lessons, and resources for all learners.

Finding Your Roots the Seedlings

Finding Your Roots – The Seedlings

Explore the web series and accompanying curriculum as 13 young people learn about their ancestry through a genetics and genealogy camp at Penn State.


PreK to Grade 2

Activity of the Weekboy makes hand shadow on wall

See How Shadows Work

You use math every day, sometimes without even realizing it. Try this activity in your backyard and discover the secret of shadows. Why does their length change throughout the day?

Science-U Activity of the Weekpattern

Pattern Power

Practice creating and replicating patterns—an important math skill—with this simple activity.

Word Machine

WPSU Games for PreK-2

Educational games by WPSU for kids up to Grade 2.


PBS Kids Website

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts, and other PBS KIDS shows!

Grades 3 to 5

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The Return of Symmetric Al

Odd Squad airs at 5:00 p.m. weekdays, where you can see
the zaniest, craziest team of kid investigators around! Help the Odd Squad solve the mystery of Symmetric Al with this printable activity.

Science-U Activity of the Weekpancakes

Pancake Science

Math can be delicious? Cooking up a plate of fluffy buttermilk pancakes isn’t just a great life skill, it’s also an opportunity to work in some serious math and science lessons.

Detectives Notebook

WPSU Games for Grades 3-5

Reading comprehension games by WPSU for kids in grades 3 to 5.

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Design Squad Global

Be creative and help people with engineering at DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL. Watch videos, play games, try activities, and share designs with the community.

Grades 6 to 12

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Decoding Algebra

Do you have questions while solving your algebra problems from home? This collection from PBS Learning Media contains videos on many topics covered in algebra that just might answer your questions!

Science-U Activity of the Weekmeringues

Marvelous Meringues

Go from slimy egg white to fluffy foam to a crunchy solid and delicious cookie while learning about the science behind the marvelous meringue.

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Crash Course

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


WPSU Games for Grades 6-12

Math challenge games using statistics and algebra for grades 6 to 12.


PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

PBS Kids Daily 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.

Meet the Helpers

Meet the Helpers

Use these resources to talk to children about what is happening in their worlds, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.


Educator Resources

PBS Learning Media

PBS Learning Media

Standards-aligned educational material and curriculum that can be used by teachers and parents.

PBS Education

PBS Education

PBS provided resources for teachers, including TeacherLine, Digital Innovators, and Teacher’s Lounge.

Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Open Educational Resources

Access nearly all online courses developed by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, in subjects such as energy, geospatial technology, cartography, and geology.

Penn State College of Education

K-12 Resources for Educators

A curated collection of learning resources brought to you by the Education Department at Penn State.