Under the Microscope and Buffalo Soldiers

Learning in Focus

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Today is Buffalo Soldiers Day, Milk Chocolate Day, National Waterpark Day, and World Hepatitis Day.

July is National Parks & Recreation Month and National Ice Cream Month.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Under the Microscope and Buffalo Soldiers




  • Bob Marley - Buffalo Soldier - LISTEN


  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Quest - Microscopes for the Masses - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS learning Media - X-ray Microscope: Seeing Cells in 3D - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Gross Science - See Microbes with This DIY Phone Microscope - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Our Hungry Planet - What's up with Your Gut Microbiome? - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Eons - What a Dinosaur Looks like under a Microscope - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Eons - How Two Microbes Changed History -VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - SciTech Now - The Half-Mile Long Microscope - VIEW and DO


  • Grades 5-12 - National Museum of African America History and Culture - Buffalo Soldiers -READ and VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - National Park Service - Charles Youg Buffalo Soldier Monument - READ
  • GRades 5-12 - Yosemite National Park - Buffalo Soldiers - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Moments in Time - Buffalo Soldiers in New Mexico - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience - Buffalo Soldiers Fight Fires and Stereotypes - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 -  NHPBS Video - Untold Stories: Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers - VIEW




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National Remote Learning Resources

PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

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.


Annenberg Learner

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.



Features over 1,000 animated shorts and quizzes for students in grades K-12 covering science, social studies, English, math, the arts, health, and technology.  The service is free to schools closed due to COVID-19.


Scholastic Learn At Home

Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.

Storyline Online

StoryLine Online

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. 

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