Spring, Sparrows, and Frogs - March 20

Hoppy and Springy Learning

Monday, March 20, 2023

Today is the first day of Spring, Hufflepuff Pride Day, Won't You Be My Neighbor Day, French Language Day, National Ravioli Day, Extraterrestrial Abductions Day, World Frog Day, and World Sparrow Day.

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Today's Theme: Spring, Sparrows, and Frogs




Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Didn't It Rain? - LISTEN

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

THEME: Sparrows

  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Passeridae: Old World Sparrows - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Passerellidae: New World Sparrows - READ
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Squeezing the Marsh (salt marsh sparrow) (5:33) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 -NHPBS Video - Nature - Saltmarsh Sparrow Chick Narrowly Escapes Death (4:52) - VIEW
  • NH Sparrows
    American Tree Sparrow - Spizelloides arborea 
    Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida 
    Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina  

    Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis 
    Eastern Towhee - Pipilo erythrophthalmus 
    White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys 

THEME: Frogs frog

  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - This Frog (3:26) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Kermit Sings Disco Frog (3:14) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Frogs of the Glen (2:30) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Caribbean Amphibian- (1:54) VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Curious George Ribbit Game - DO
  • PreK-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Everyday Learning - How a Frog Becomes a Frog (1:52) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-4 - NHPBS Video - Up Close & Natural - Frogs, Toads, and Salamanders (13:09) - VIEW
  • Grades K-5 - PBS LearningMedia - Young Explorers - Go Beyond: Frogs and Toads (Amphibians) (2:13)- VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Dragonfly TV - Malformed Frogs (4:45) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Dragonfly TV - Frog Scientist (2:37)- VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife journal Junior Anura - Frogs and Toads - READ
  • Grades PreK-5 - NHPBS Video - Poison Dart Frogs at Little Rock Zoo (4:24) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-6 - NHPBS Video - Origami Jumping Frog (5:50) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Northern Leopard Frogs Being Reintroduced Into The Wild (3:32) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Gross Science - Why Does This Frog Have So Many Legs? (2:42) - VIEW 
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Gross Science - Meet the Frog the Barfs Up its Babies (4:45) - VIEW 
  • American Toad - Anaxyrus americanus  
  • Fowler's Toad - Anaxyrus fowleri
  • Cope's Gray Treefrog - Hyla chrysoscelis 
  • Gray Treefrog - Hyla versicolor 
  • Spring Peeper - Pseudacris crucifer 
  • Bullfrog - Lithobates catesbeianus 
  • Mink Frog - Lithobates septentrionalis 
  • Northern Leopard Frog - Lithobates pipiens 
  • Pickerel Frog - Lithobates palustris 
  • Wood Frog - Lithobates sylvatica 


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (802) Live Stream More Options

INDEPENDENT LENS - Storming Caesar's Palace
Monday, 3/20 from 10-11:30 pm NHPBS
Meet activist Ruby Duncan, who led a grassroots movement of mothers who challenged presidents, the Vegas mob, and everyday Americans to fight for a universal basic income and rethink their notions of the "welfare queen." INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options

Monday, 3/20 from 3-3:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
This documentary follows Ann Hobson Pilot's trailblazing journey as the first black female principal player in a major symphony orchestra and also as an international soloist, teacher, mentor, and driving force behind music education programs for underserved minorities. 

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS - The Best of Nancy Griffith
Monday, 3/20 from 3:30-4:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Enjoy an hour of late Texas singer/songwriter legend Nanci Griffith's best Austin City Limits performances. AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Streaming Video

NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options

Monday 3/20 from 2-3:30 pm NHPBS WORLD
Explore the life of Flannery O'Connor whose provocative fiction was unlike anything published before. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage, newly discovered journals, and interviews with Mary Karr, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilton Als, and more. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video

AMERICAN MASTERS - Laura Ingalls Wilder: From Prairie to Page
Monday 3/20 from 3:30- 5 pm NHPBS WORLD
Follow the journey of the award-winning author of the best-selling "Little House" series in this exploration of her life and legacy and her little-known, secret collaboration with her daughter on the books that shaped American ideas of the frontier. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video

P.O.V. - A Woman's Work: Advocate
Monday, 3/20 from 8-9:30 pm NH WORLD
Meet Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel, a political firebrand who is known by her opponents as "the devil's advocate" for her decades-long defense of Palestinians who have been accused of resisting the occupation, both violently and non-violently. P.O.V.Streaming Video

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