Mirrors, Auks, and Gettysburg
Sunday, July 3, 2022
Today is International Plastic Bag Free Day, Eat Beans Day, National Fried Clam Day, and Compliment Your Mirror Day.
July is National Parks & Recreation Month and National Ice Cream Month.
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Mirrors, Auks, and Gettysburg
ON THIS DATE
SONGS OF THE DAY
- James Cagney - Yankee Doodle Dandy - LISTEN
- Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror - LISTEN
- Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Monster in the Mirror (3:00)- VIEW
- Grades K-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Mirror Messages (Available in Spanish) - READ and DO
- Grades 5-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Mirror Therapy: Tricking the Nervous System to Help People Heal (2:43) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Nova - Treasures of the Earth - Golden Telescope Mirrors (1:54) - READ and VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Antiques Roadshow - Appraisal: Line Vautrin Talosel Mirror, ca. 1960 (4:26) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Antiques Roadshow - Appraisal: Cartier Chinoiserie Hand Mirror, ca. 1930 (1:13) -VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Antiques Roadshow - Appraisal: Georg Klimt Mirror, ca. 1910 ():53) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Physics Girl - Why Do Mirrors Flip Horizontally (But Not Vertically) (3:30) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Hot Mess - Could Space Mirrors Cool The Globe? (3:58) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Physics in Motion - Closer Look 6L: Mirrors (12:18) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Physics in Motion - Spherical Mirrors (7:21) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Lens and Mirror Lab - DO
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife Journal Junior - Auks, Murres, and Puffins - READ
- Grades 4-12 - RSPB - Auks - READ
- Grades 6-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Bird Extinctions (29:14) - VIEW
- Grades K-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia Ken Burns in the Classroom - The Address (2:48:22) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Looking for Lincoln - The Gettysburg Address (1:33) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 9-12- NHPBS Video - Gettysburg in Blood (26:45) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - The Civil War - The Battle of Gettysburg (8:21) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - The Civil War - The Gettysburg Address (5:50) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - The Civil War - The 75th Anniversary of Gettysburg: 1938 (3:09) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - The Battle of Gettysburg Media Library - VIEW
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.
Cheshire County Historical Society
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
- A resource to keep you connected to nature - Enjoy nature at home with these online learning experiences brought to you by the Science Center’s Naturalists.
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.