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PBS offers countless high-quality and FREE educational resources for grades K-12.

  • PBS LearningMedia’s Full-Time Kid Collection
    Get creative with DIY science experiments, homemade bird feeder tutorials and tips on mastering card tricks.
    Find FREE educational games, videos, hands-on activities and more from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.
  • PBS Apps and Games
    Find educational apps from your favorite PBS KIDS programs. Resources are appropriate for ages 3-8.
  • PBS KIDS for Parents
    Offers information, activities and tips for parents and caregivers, including a guide on how to talk to kids about coronavirusResources are appropriate for ages 2-8.
  • PBS Kids Daily Newsletter – Sign up for the daily newsletter from PBS Kids to receive daily tips and activities sent
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  • Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
    Use these video clips, teaching tips, and historical figure biosketches to support students’ social-emotional, literacy, and social studies skills.
  • American Experience
    Discover this country’s rich history in this collection of media-based resources from the series.
Photographs Don't Lie - Documenting Japanese American
The Business of Bioplastics
Beyond the Baton - Make Music Not War

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL)                      

From vaccination and mask mandates to curriculum protests, school districts across the country are taking center stage in some of today’s biggest civic debates. But what do students have to say about their education?

In an hour-long special, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) will explore what this “new normal” is like for teens, and how students are redefining school life.

Join host Amna Nawaz, chief correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, along with teen co-hosts Terry Jones Jr. of Alabama and Kate Nakamura of Hawaii, and featured guests as they walk us through some of the most top of mind pressing issues for teens.

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Resources and Online Tools

YouTube Videos and Playlists

Free Learning Websites for Kids

Switcheroo Zoo - Watch, listen, and play games to learn all about amazing animals!Fun Brain - Play games while practicing math and reading skills!
Into the Book - Go "Into the book" to play games that practice reading strategies!Star Fall - Practice your phonics skills with these read-along stories!
Suessville - Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Suess and his friends!Storyline Online - Have some of your favorite stories read to you by movie stars!
ABC Ya - Practice math and reading skills all while playing fun games!Highlights Kids - Read, play games, and conduct cool science experiments!
NASA - Media Library (Free - fully accessible)School House Rock - Saturday morning learning videos! Great fun with a beat!

Games and Printables

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Webcams and Virtual Field Trips

International Space Station - Live Earth views.Discovery Education - Virtual Field Trips
Penguin Cam - California Academy of SciencesParis Museums - 100,000 images for public use, Virtual tours
Earth Cam - Top 25 Most Interesting WebcamsMuseums and Cultural Sites - 1,200 Museums and Cultural Sites - Virtual Tour
National Geographic - 25 Live Cams to Bring You the World 
Duluth Harbor Cams - Use for Geography Lessons 
Red Panda Cam - Connecticut Beardsley Zoo 
Georgia Aquarium Live Cam - Go under the sea at home