Beavers

Learning You Can Gnaw On

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Today is International Beaver Day, World Health Day, No Housework Day, and National Coffee Cake Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Poem of the Day - April is National Poetry Month
Today's Theme: Beavers
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ON THIS DATE

BIRTHDAYS

SONGS OF THE DAY 

Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit- LISTEN
Billie Holiday - They Can't Take That Away From Me - LISTEN
Ravi Shankar - Morning Raga - LISTEN

POEM OF THE DAY 
William Wordsworth - 
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

THEME:  Beavers

  • Grades K-2 - PBS LearningMedia - Building a Dam Like a Beaver - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-5 - PBS LearningMedia - Beavers - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 1-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Building a Beaver Pond - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 1-5- PBS LearningMedia - Kratts Creatures - Beavers Have Lumberjack Teeth - VIEW
  • Grades 3-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Beavers Have Refrigerators? - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-5 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Beavers: Nature’s Architects
    - VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS - NatureWorks - Beavers - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS - NatureWorks - Adaptation - Upclose look at the Beaver -  VIEW
  • Grades 4-7 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Hardworking Builders - VIEW and READ
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Rescuing and Relocating Beavers - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Benefits of Beaver Ponds and Lodges - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience - The Pilgrims: The Beaver Trade and Colonial New England - VIEW, READ, DO

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