Mammals - August 5

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Friday, August 5, 2022

  • Today is Green Peppers Day, International Traffic Light Day, National Oyster Day, and National Underwear Day.

  • August is National Wellness Month, National Sandwich Month, National Golf Month, National Water Quality Month, Black Business Month, International Pirate Month, and National Crayon Collection Month.

  • Health and Wellness Resource of the Day:  PBS Parents: Healthy Me

  • Sandwich of the Day: Open-Faced Grilled Cheese with Apple and Bacon Sandwich

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: MAMMALS




  • They Might Be Giants - Mammal - LISTEN


  • Grades K-4 - NHPBS - Up Close and Natural - Mammals (12:39) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-12- NHPBS LearningMedia - Nova - Mammals Get Their Chance (1:46) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Rise of the Mammals (53:27) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Smithsonian Science Now - How to Discover a New Mammal Species (29:14) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia -  Are Mammals Adapting to Humans? (4:22) - VIEW
  • Grade 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - NOVA scienceNOW: Smart Marine Mammals - Smart Sea Lions  (4:42) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia -  Nova How Climate, Plant, and Animal Interactions Drive Evolution (5:57)  - VIEW and DO


 Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum - I Am Rosa Parks
Friday, 8/5 6-6:30 am NHPBS - VIEW

Friday, 8/5 from 7-8 pm NH WORLD
An exploration of one of the most magical lands on the planet. Its unique wildlife includes a tree-dwelling kangaroo, a spider that survives underwater, and a bird that spreads fire. MAGICAL LAND OF OZ Streaming Video

Friday, 8/5 from 8-9 pm NH WORLD
See why marine species are drawn to the coasts of Australia and discover that the country's three surrounding oceans - the Southern Sea, the Pacific, and The Indian Ocean create a unique environment for ocean voyagers of all types. MAGICAL LAND OF OZ Streaming Video

Friday, 8/5 from 9-10 pm NH WORLD
An exploration of Australia's mesmerizing wildlife and how they've adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden. MAGICAL LAND OF OZ Streaming Video

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    • Civics 101 -  Tons of great (and free!) audio, activities, resources, and lessons to help you stay engaged with civics.
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    • 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. 
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