Asteroids and Social Media - June 30

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Today is Leap Second Adjustment Day, National Ice Cream Soda Day, Asteroid Day, Meteor Day, National Handshake Day, and World Social Media Day.

June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month; National Oceans Month; National Rivers Month; and National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme:  Social Media

ON THIS DATE

BIRTHDAYS

SONGS OF THE DAY 

  • Lena Horne - Stormy Weather - LISTEN
  • Aerosmith - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - LISTEN

THEME: ASTEROIDS

  • Grades PreK-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Ready Jet Go! - Asteroids, Meteors, and Meteorites (3:07) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Ready Jet GO! - Meteorite Test (1:57) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Ready Jet GO! - What is a Meteor Shower? (0:57) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Asteroids and Comets Media Gallery - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 5-8 - STEM in 30 - Asteroid Redirect Mission (28:39) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NASA - A Visit to Asteroid Vesta Interactive - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Smithsonian Science How Astrogeology: Meteorites and Spacecraft Missions (29:16) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Smithsonian Science How - Exploring the Solar System with Antarctic Meteorites (29:16) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Incoming! (24:42) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Touching the Asteroid (53:32) -VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NOVA: Asteroid; Doomsday or Payday? - Mining Asteroids (4:59) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NOVA: Asteroid; Doomsday or Payday? - Protecting Earth from Asteroids (5:58)  - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NASA - Asteroid Closely Passes Earth (Available in Spanish) (2:00) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NASA - Swift and Hubble Probe an Asteroid Crash (Available in Spanish) (1:46)) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  Occupation STEM -Tiffany Lockett, Lead System Engineer for the Solar Sail Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA) Scout (5:54)  - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - How Asteroid Mining Will Save Earth (10:37) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - 5 Ways to Stop a Killer Asteroid (8:35) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Day the Dinosaurs Died (53:14) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Crash Course Astronomy - Asteroids (11:32) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - How to Sample an Asteroid's Rocks, Without Landing On It (6:48) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - It's Okay to Be Smart - Asteroid Mining: Our Ticket To Living Off Earth? (5:16) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - It's Okay to Be Smart - Asteroids, Meteors, and Comets… OH MY!!! (7:08) - VIEW

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Frontline - Social Media and Self-Promotion (3:50) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Above the Noise - When is Your Brain Ready for Social Media? (6:00) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab - How These Content Creators Used Social Media as an Outlet during the Pandemic (6:40) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Above the Noise - Should Politicians Have #nofilter on Social Media (8:41) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Above the Noise - Can you Change Someone's Mind on Social Media:  (8:56) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Above the Noise - How Much Do Social Media Algorithms Control You? (8:48) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS NewsHour - Is Making a Threat on Social Media a Crime? (6:46) - VIEW and READ
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS NewsHour - Social Media's Role in Monitoring Misinformation (4:51) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades Parents/Caregivers/Educators - Social Media: Safety (9:23) - VIEW
  • Grades Parents/Caregivers/Educators - Social Media: Red Flags (1:50) - VIEW
  • Grades Parents/Caregivers/Educators - Social Media: Cyber Bullying (3:34) - VIEW
  • Grades Parents/Caregivers/Educators - Social Media: Basics (2:50) - VIEW
  • Grades Parents/Caregivers/Educators - Social Media: Family Contracts (6:38) - VIEW


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