Ken Burns in the Classroom

Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years. Known for a signature style that brings primary source documents, images, and archival video footage to life on screen, these films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives,…

I Can Be What? A YouTube series that gives students a sneak peek into STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) careers.

I Can Be What?! provides an entryway into career exploration that will stimulate conversation, inspire further research, and ultimately instill confidence in pursuing academic, technical, trade, and artistic endeavors. In each episode host Jennifer Indovina, a science communicator, inventor, and electrical engineer visits professionals on their own turf and embeds herself…

How to Make a Plastic Bottle Birdfeeder

Transform a recycled plastic bottle into a simple homemade birdfeeder. Ask your child to describe the different birds they have seen in your yard or neighborhood. Then, ask, “What do you think birds like to eat?” Explain that different types of birds like different kinds of foods.  Click Here for directions! …

WGCU Kids May Daily Activity Calendar

WGCU has created a monthly activity calendar full of PBS KIDS hands-on activites to support your child’s at home learning. Each PBS KIDS series offers connected learning activities and resources, we’ve compiled them into an easy-to-use format: a monthly calendar. Try a new PBS KIDS inspired activity every day! …