Drip Drop and Flipper Learning
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
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Water and Seals and Sea Lions
ON THIS DATE
- 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.
SONGS OF THE DAY
- 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
THEME: SEALS AND SEA LIONS
- 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
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
NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - THE VOTE - Episode Three
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
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - THE VOTE - Episode Four
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
NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options
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
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.