Chickens, Turkeys, and Geese and Spring - Oh My! - March 19

Poultry and Printemps Learning

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Today is Certified Nurses Day, the First Day of Spring, Chocolate Caramel Day, Poultry Day, Swallows Return to Capistrano Day, and World Storytelling Day.

Women's History Month Resource of the Day: It's Lit: The Women of Jane Austen

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Spring, Chickens, Turkeys, and Geese and Spring - Oh My!


  • 1918 - The US Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time.
  • 1931 - Nevada legalizes gambling.
  • 1962 - Bob Dylan's self-titled debut album is released.
  • 1979 - The U.S. House begins broadcasting its day-to-day business on C-SPAN.
  • 2003 - President George W. Bush orders the start of the war on Iraq
  • 2018 - The last male northern white rhinoceros, Sudan, dies.



Bob Dylan - Song to Woody - LISTEN

THEME:  Chickens, Turkeys, and Geese

  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Peg + Cat - Chicken Dance - DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Peg + Cat - Counting Chickens (2:08) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - PBS LearningMedia - Peg + Cat - Chicken Coop - DO
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Elmo Pretends to Be a Chicken (2:23) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Elmo's Chicken Dream (54:54) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Secret Turkey Lurk (1:45) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Activate Turkey Power (2:03) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Who Are You Calling Turkey? (2:21) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Tracking Turkeys (7:31) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Wild Turkey - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Galliformes - Turkeys, Pheasants, Quails - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior -  Anseriformes - Ducks, Geese, Swans, Screamers - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Turkey Talk (Available in Spanish) (2:38) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature -Turkeys' Basic Instincts (Available in Spanish) (3:27) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Crash Course Biology - Evolutionary Development: Chicken Teeth (10:56) - VIEW 

THEME:  Spring

  • Grades PreK-K - PBS LearningMedia - Changing Seasons Collection - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-K - PBS LearningMedia - Sesame Street - Seasons (1:55) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-K - PBS LearningMedia - EverydayLearning - About the Seasons (Available in Spanish) (3:01) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-2 - PBS LearningMedia - Hero Elementary - Seasons Collection - VIEW
  • Grades 3-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Untamed - Baby Season (26:44) - VIEW, READ, DO


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (2/802) More Options

DANTE: INFERNO TO PARADISE - Part Two - Resurrection
Tuesday, 3/19 from 9-11 pm NHPBS
Experience Dante's life in exile and the last two parts of The Divine Comedy shortly before his passing in 1321. With interweaving scenes drawn from Purgatory and Paradise, explore the fate of Dante's masterpiece from his death to today. DANTE: INFERNO TO PARADISE Streaming Video

NH EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (11/801) More Options

Tuesday, 3/19 from 1:30-3 pm NH EXPLORE
After an accident left dancer Kelsey Peterson paralyzed, she finds new allies within the Spinal Cord Injury community while testing the limits of her recovery, body, and spirit. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

NH WORLD - 11.3 More Options

Tuesday, 3/19 from 4-5 pm NH WORLD
Explore the strategies used by a new generation of leaders determined to win the vote for women. Internal debates over radical tactics and the place of African American women in the movement shaped the battle in the crucial period from 1906-1915. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The Vote Streaming Video

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