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Your Learning Neighborhood

Working with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the seven PBS stations across Pennsylvania joined together to create Your Learning Neighborhood, your connection to thousands of hours of education and entertaining videos, activities, lessons, and games to support you. You can find out more at pennsylvaniapbs.org, in addition to our resources below.

Teachers, parents and caregivers: please explore! We are in this #TogetherPennsylvania.

 

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Schedules

Daily Learning Activities

HD Channel Grades PreK-12

This Month's Activities

Actividades de Este Mes

PBS Kids Activies Calendar

PBS KIDS Activities Calendar

Classroom Activities

Pre-K to Grade 3

Activity of the WeekSalsa spanish for children

Salsa: Spanish for Children

SALSA is a series of videos that blends puppets, animation, live action and music to create a unique experience for first-time learners of Spanish language and culture.

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Bumblebee Bonanza

Take a trip outdoors and spend some time observing bee behavior. Learn how to be safe when watching bees while learning about these amazing insects.

Virtual Summer Camp

WPSU Virtual Summer Camp

Continue your adventures all year round by traveling to continents around the world and expeditions right in your backyard.

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PBS Kids Website

Watch the PBS KIDS livestream.

Find games and activities from all of your favorite PBS KIDS shows including Xavier Riddle, Hero Elementary, Daniel Tiger, and more!

Grades 4 to 8

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Latino Americans

Explore the history, people and issues chronicled in the PBS series, Latino Americans in this collection of lesson plans and videos.

Science-U Activity of the Weekbouncing egg experiments

Bouncing Egg

Turn a regular, raw egg into a “bouncy ball” in this simple, yet fun experiment.

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Space Exploration

Learn about space careers and create some out of this world space-themed activities.

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Explore the World with Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

These educational videos, suited for classroom and community viewing, feature Penn State Humphrey Fellows talking about their home country, its culture, history, and people.

Grades 9 to 12

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Diversity In Latino Culture

Explore the rich diversity within Latino culture in this interactive lesson that presents the variety found within Latino food, music, and art.

Science-U Activity of the Weeks'mores

Solar Oven S’mores

Before the weather starts to cool off, dive into the fun experiment in which you create your own solar oven from a pizza box.

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Crash Course

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

Above the Noise

Above the Noise

Myles Bess takes viewers along on his journey to cut through the hype surrounding controversial topics in the news to find out what’s really going on.

WPSU Games

Big Sale

The Big Sale

Solve unit rate problems to determine the best deal per ounce of grocery items. (Best for Grades 6 – 9)

Questioning Cube Game

The Questioning Cube

Practice reading comprehension by asking questions about short stories and passages. (Best for Grades 2 – 5).

Science-U Activity of the Weekexperiment plants drink water

How do plants “drink” water?

How do plants get water from the soil into the parts they need?

Word Machine

Word Machine

By matching sounds to letters, your child can make the Word Machine function in this WPSU created language arts game. (Best for Grades K – 2)

Grown-ups

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

PBS Kids Weekly 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.

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Anti-Racism Resources

A growing list of resources from PBS and trusted partners, to use as tools to support anti-racist learning and growth. Free and open for all. (pdf)

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Gardening With Kids

Learn how gardening can affect your child’s brain, body and soul

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How to Talk to Kids about Race and Racism Presented by Sonia Manzano

Sonia Manzano, known as Maria on Sesame Street, will speak about how parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and those working with children can learn how to talk to kids about race. Free to attend and open to the public.

 

PBS Learning Media

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Science

Explore natural phenomena and scientific practices with videos, lesson plans, and interactive tools.

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Social Studies

Explore the past and learn about the present with resources on government, history, economics, and more.

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Mathematics

Bring math concepts to life through interactive games, animations and engaging media resources.

The Heros Journey

English Language Arts

Browse standards-aligned ELA resources for students in all grades.

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Engineering & Technology

Discover resources and projects that connect students to engineering design practices and future careers.

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Health & Physical Education

Discover resources that provide essential lessons on physical, mental, and emotional health.

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The Arts

Bring dance, music, theater, and visual art into your classroom with these standards-aligned resources.

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World Languages

Bring world languages and cultures into your classroom with resources on Spanish, French, and more.