Learning in the Trees
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Today is International Day of Forests and the Tree, Big Bang Day, National French Bread Day, National Rosie The Riveter Day, National Teenager Day, Slytherin Pride Day, Twitter Day, World Poetry Day, and World Down Syndrome Day.
Women's History Month Resource of the Day: She Is An Astronomer
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Forests and the Big Bang
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SONGS OF THE DAY
- Johann Sebastian Bach - Adagio - LISTEN
- Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 - LISTEN
- Modest Mussorgsky - Night On Bald Mountain - LISTEN
- Bare Naked Ladies - The Big Bang Theory - LISTEN
- Grades 1-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Plum Landing - Finding Forests (3:23) - VIEW
- Grades 3-4 - PBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Who Replants the Forest? (2:28) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 3-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Forests Collection - VIEW
- Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - DragonflyTV - Temperate Rain Forest (Available in Spanish) (7:05) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - DragonflyTV - Scientist Profile: Forest Canopy Researcher (2:10) - VIEW
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - NH Forests - READ
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior -Temperate Deciduous Forest - READ
- Grades 4-12 - NHPBS - Wildlife Journal Junior - Rain Forests - READ
- Grades 5-8 - PBS Learning Media - The Forest Files (27:30) - VIEW
- Grades 5-8 - PBS Learning Media - The Forest Files - The Forest and The Air Cycle (1:35) - VIEW
- Grades 5-8 - PBS Learning Media - The Forest Files - The Forest and The People (6:17) - VIEW
- Grades 5-8 - PBS LearningMedia - The Forest & The Soil Cycle (5:30) - VIEW
Theme: Big Bang
- Grades 5-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Around Cincy - Expansion of the Universe (5:14) -VIEW ad DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Genius by Stephen Hawking - Where Did the Universe Come From? (9:45) -VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Evidence for the Big Bang Theory (4:58) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Universe Revealed Collection - VIEW and DO
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Looking Back in Time: The Big Bang (6:15) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - How Do We Know the Universe is Expanding: The Big Bang (5:06) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - PBS LearningMedia - PBS Space Time - Big Bang Collection - VIEW
- Grade 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Universe Revealed: Big Bang (53:16) - VIEW
- Grade 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Scientists Capture the First Light from the Big Bang (2:57) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Was the Big Bang an Explosion or Something Else? (3:01) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - What Happened Before the Big Bang? (10:23) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - What Caused the Big Bang? (13:12) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - Did Time Start at the Big Bang? (12:30) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - What's Wrong with the Big Bang Theory? (9:56) - VIEW
- Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS Space Time - Why the Big Bang Definitely Happened (8:54) - VIEW
- Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Crash Course Astronomy - A Brief History of the Universe (12:21) - VIEW
AMERICAN MASTERS - Dr. Anthony Fauci
Tuesday, 3/21 from 8-10 pm NHPBS
Follow Dr. Fauci across fourteen months, showing a rarely-seen side of this passionate scientist, husband, father and public servant as he battles a devastating pandemic while confronting a political onslaught that calls into question his 50-year career as this country's leading advocate for public health. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video
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INSIDE THE MIND OF AGATHA CHRISTIE
Tuesday, 3/21 from 11 am -12 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Surpassed only by the Bible and Shakespeare, Agatha Christie is the most successful writer of all time. We all know her characters and incredible plot twists, but what do we know about Agatha herself? Combining rare access to Agatha's family, her personal archive and speaking to those who know her work best, discover what made the world's most successful crime writer tick. INSIDE THE MIND OF AGATHA CHRISTIE Streaming Video
POV - We Are the Radical Monarchs
Tuesday, 3/21 from 1:30-3 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Meet the Radical Monarchs, a group of young girls of color on the frontlines of social justice. P.O.V. Streaming Video
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POV - Through the Night
Tuesday, 3/21 from 3-4 pm NH WORLD
Explore the personal cost of our modern economy through the stories of two working mothers and a childcare provider, whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle, New York. POV 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:
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.