Water and Seals and Sea Lions - March 22

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Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Today is Talk Like William Shatner Day, World Day for Water, Gryffindor Pride Day, Coq Au Vin Day, National Sing Out Day, and International Day of the Seal.

Women's History Month Resource of the Day: Smithsonian: American Women Artists

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Water and Seals and Sea Lions


  • 1621 -The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags
  • 1630 - The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
  • 1638 - Anne Hutchinson is expelled from Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissent. 
  • 1765 - The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act.
  • 1972 - Congress sends the Equal Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. 
  • 1991 - Pamela Smart is convicted of murder-conspiracy in Exeter, N.H. 



  • The Standells - Dirty Water - LISTEN
  • Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Water Song (1:28) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Fun in the Sun - Water Water Song (2:12) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Wasting Water (1:15) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Follow the Water (3:13) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Earth to Blorb - Water (2:44) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Water Carries Everything (4:04) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-3 - Ready Jet GO! - What Can We Do With Water? (2:22 ) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - PBS LearningMedia - Ready Jet GO! - Water, Water Everywhere (11:00) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Nature Cat - Saving Water (4:02) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Zoom - Water Treatment Plant (2:22) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Water (5:31) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Water Quality - Watershed (3:25) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Frontline - Flint's Deadly Water (54:47) - VIEW 
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Be Smart - The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water (4:14) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Water Works (26:44) - VIEW
  • Grades 8-12 - NHPBS Video - Follow the Water (55:10) - VIEW


  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Swim Like Sea Lions (2:08) - VIEW
  • Grade PreK-1 - Peg + Cat - Seal Juggling Act (1:19) -  VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - Molly of Denali - Seal Dance/Snowboarding Qyah Style  (26:03) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That - Seal Hair is Short - (1:55) -VIEW
  • Grades PreK-12 - St. Louis Zoo - Seal Cam - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-12 - Seal Island, Maine -  Gray Seal Pupping Cam - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-12 - Elephant Seal Cams - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-12 - Georgia Aquarium - Sea Lion Cam - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-12 - Sea Lion Beach at OrcaLab - VIEW
  • Grades K-5 - PBS LearningMedia - CAMP TV - The Deal With Harbor Seals (4:29) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-5 - PBS LearningMedia - DragonFly TV - Sea Lions (5:56) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-12 - PBS LearningMedia - NOAA Fisheries  - Sea Lions (2:11) -VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  NOAA Fisheries - Investigating Steller Sea Lion Populations 
    (4:59) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Studying Antarctic Seals (3:33) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  Ocean Today -The Wandering Seal (3:11) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  NOAA Fisheries - Seal Locomotion (3:52) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Video - Arctic Extremes - How Antarctic's Cutest Babies Grow Up (10:50) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife Journal Junior - Phocidae: Seals - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife Journal Junior - Otariidae: Fur Seals, Sea Lions - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife Journal Junior - Harbor Seal - READ
  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Wildlife Journal Junior - Bearded Seal - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nature - Seal Group Behavior: Mother and Pup Nutrition (3:19) - VIEW


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NATURE - Born in the Rockies: First Steps
Wednesday, 3/22 from 8-9 pm NHPBS
From early spring to late summer, follow new animal mothers through the trials of raising a family in the Rocky Mountains. Cranes migrate north to give birth, a bison mother protects her lambs from threats and young mountain goats learn to climb. NATURE Streaming Video

NOVA - Ancient Maya Metropolis
Wednesday, 3/22 from 9-10 pm NHPBS
The ancient Maya built large complex cities with towering pyramids and temples that served as centers for a thriving civilization. Follow archaeologists exploring new evidence into the mystery of why after hundreds of years the cities were abandoned. NOVA Streaming Video

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - Magellan's Crossing
Wednesday, 3/22 from 10-11 pm NHPBS
Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set sail to gain control of the global spice trade. What resulted was the first circumnavigation of the earth, laying the groundwork for colonization and globalization still felt today. SECRETS OF THE DEAD Streaming Video

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Wednesday 3/22 from 1-2 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Discover how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote during the final years of the campaign.  AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - THE VOTE Streaming Video

Wednesday 3/22 from 2-3 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Meet the unsung women whose tireless work would finally ban discrimination at U.S. polls on the basis of sex. Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt advocated different strategies, but their combined efforts led to the amendment's passage in 1920. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - THE VOTE Streaming Video

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AMERICAN MASTERS - Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir
Wednesday, 3/22 from 2-4 pm NH WORLD
Explore the life of the groundbreaking author of "The Joy Luck Club" in this intimate portrait. Archival imagery, home movies, photographs, animation and original interviews create a vivid, colorful journey through Tan's inspiring life and career. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video

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