Thursday, June 10, 2021
Today is National Iced-Tea Day and Ball Point Pen Day.
June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month; National Oceans Month; National Rivers Month; and National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Rainbows and Maurice Sendak
ON THIS DATE
- 1692 - Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts for witchcraft.
- 1801 - Tripoli declares war on the United States over a dispute over safe passage of ships in the Mediterranean.
- 1898 - U.S. Marines invade Spanish-held Cuba In the Battle of Guantánamo Bay,
- 1940 - Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom.
- 1944 - 15-year-old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the youngest player ever in a major-league game.
- 1964 - Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
- 1967 - The Six-Day War ends when Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire.
- 1978 - Affirmed wins the Triple Crown
- 2007 - The final episode of The Sopranos airs.
SONGS OF THE DAY
Reading Rainbow Remixed - LISTEN
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - LISTEN
Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightning - LISTEN
- Grades K-2 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Making Rainbows - VIEW
- Grades K-4 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Nature Cat - Tally Ho! A Rainbow - VIEW and DO
- Grades K-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Rainbow Gel - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Best Music Lesson Ever: What Makes “Over the Rainbow” Work? - VIEW and DO
- Grades 9-12- NHPBS Learning Media -It's Okay to Be Smart - This Is Not a Rainbow - VIEW
- Grades 9-12- NHPBS Learning Media - Physics Girl - How Rainbows Form - VIEW
- Grades 9-12- NHPBS Learning Media - Physics Girl - How Rainbows with NO COLOR Are Possible - VIEW
THEME: MAURICE SENDAK
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Newsmakers - The Mind of Maurice Sendak - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Chicago Tonight - Wild Things of Author, Artist Maurice Sendak Unleashed - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Blank on Blank - Maurice Sendak on "Being A Kid" - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Remembering Maurice Sendak and His Inner Child -VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - American Masters - About Maurice Sendak - READ
National Remote Learning Resources
NHPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for educators. You can also create your own lessons and assignments to meet the needs of your students.
Searchable online video courses and interactives across the curriculum and grade levels in areas like chemistry, literature, music, the visual arts, social studies, world languages storytelling, spelling and lots more.
Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.
A series of imaginatively produced videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books.
Local Learning Resources
The best of NH learning resources from around the state.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
New Hampshire Public Radio:
- Civics 101 - Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
- Ask Sam - Ask Sam features Outside/In host Sam Evans-Brown answering listener questions about the mysteries and quirks of the natural world.
Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park
- Learning Connection - Even though their doors are closed, we’re still here to connect you to the inspirational powers of nature and engage you in learning.
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Strawbery Banke Museum
- Online Learning - Virtual Tours, the Virtual Classroom, artifacts of the week, featured items from the Collections, Horticulture Learning Center materials, and more.
Tiger Takes On
PBS Kids for Teachers/Caregivers/Parents
- PBS for Parents
A guide of PBS resources targeted for parents teaching kids, features a great activity finder
- PBS Education
The greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.
- PBS Teachers' Lounge
This site has great teaching tips, ideas, resources and support for teachers.
- PBS KIDS Games app
Offers nearly 200 educational games, which can be downloaded for offline play anytime, anywhere.