Television- November 21

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Today is World Hello Day, World Television Day, Gingerbread Cookie Day, and National Stuffing Day.

Native American Heritage Month Resource - The Hopi Origin Story

On This Date
Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Television


  • 1620 - Plymouth Colony settlers sign the Mayflower Compact.
  • 1789 - North Carolina becomes the 12th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  • 1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph.
  • 1905 - Albert Einstein's paper that leads to the mass–energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published in the journal Annalen der Physik
  • 1922 - Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia takes the oath of office, becoming the first female United States Senator. She served for one day.
  • 2000 - The Florida Supreme Court grants Democrat Al Gore's request to keep the presidential election recount going.



  • Coleman Hawkins - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - LISTEN
  • Bjork - It's Oh So Quiet - LISTEN
  • Bruce Springsteen - 57 Channels (and Nothing On) - LISTEN
  • Bob Dylan - TV Talkin' Song - LISTEN
  • Lou Reed - Satellite of Love - LISTEN
  • Wilco - Kicking Television - LISTEN
  • Television - Marquee Moon - LISTEN
  • Adele - Hello - LISTEN
  • Beatles - Hello, Goodbye - LISTEN
  • John Prine - Hello in There - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Arthur - TV Star - DO
  • Grades 3-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Bringing a Theatrical Work to Television (13:58) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Television  (6:16) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Library of Congress Teaching with Primary SourcesTelevision! Collection - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience - 1964: "Television Reflects Social Change" (2:29) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Pioneers of Television Series - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - I Remember Television Series -VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia -Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You - Race and Representation on Television: Norman Lear’s Good Times and The Jeffersons (1:10) - VIEW and DO


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (802) Live Stream More Options

Tuesday, 11/21 from 8-10 pm NHPBS
Sports icons from different generations interview one another, sharing personal powerful stories of the perseverance, pain, and progress they've experienced in their remarkable careers. Athletes include Naomi Osaka and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Chloe Kim and Nancy Lieberman, Suni Lee and Julie Foudy, and Diana Flores and Billie Jean King. GROUNDBREAKERS Streaming Video

FRONTLINE - 20 Days in Mariupol
Tuesday, 11/21 from 10-11:30 pm NHPBS
An AP team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting atrocities of the Russian invasion. As the only international reporters who remain in the city, they capture what later become defining images of the war: dying children, mass graves, and the bombing of a maternity hospital. FRONTLINE Streaming Video

More Learning Resources

Looking for some super cool crafts to do with your kids? Or maybe you need some expert parenting resources to help raise your child? You can find it all right here:


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.

  • Cheshire County Historical Society

  • 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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