Bridges, Bob Dylan, and Brothers - May 24

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Friday, May 24, 2024

Today is  Asparagus Day, International Tiara Day, National Escargot Day, and Brother's Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resource of the Day
Today's Theme: Bridges, Bob Dylan, and Brothers


  • 1626 - Peter Minuit buys Manhattan
  • 1844 - Samuel Morse sends the telegraph message "What hath God wrought" from the US Capitol to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore. 
  • 1883 - The Brooklyn Bridge opens to traffic.
  • 1935 - The first night game in Major League Baseball is played in Cincinnati at Crosley Field. The Reds beat the Phillies by a score of 2-1.
  • 1962 -  Astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.
  • 2019 - British Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation as Leader of the Conservative Party



  • Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water - LISTEN
  • The Hollies - He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother - LISTEN
  • Patti LaBelle - New Attitude - LISTEN
  • Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone - LISTEN
  • Rosanne Cash -Tennessee Flat Top Box - LISTEN

NHPBS LearningMedia - Asian Americans - Early South Asian Immigration

THEME:  Bridges

  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Building Bridges - Murray's Science Experiments (2:19) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Dinosaur on a Bridge (1:33) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - Dinosaur Train - Bridge Builder Game  - DO
  • Grades PreK-3 - The Cat in the Hat - Bridge-a-rama Game - DO
  • Grades K-5 - NHPBS Video - Crafts for Kids - Build and Test Paper Bridges (1:07) -VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Investigating a Suspension Bridge (2:55) - VIEW, READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Why Bridges Collapse (53:09) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Design Squad - Truss Bridge (5:55) - VIEW, READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Design Squad - Suspension Bridge (5:11) - VIEW, READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12- NHPBS LearningMedia - Picturing America - The Brooklyn Bridge (5:38) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Ken Burns Brooklyn Bridge Full Show and Clips - VIEW

THEME: Bob Dylan 

  • Grades 4-12 - NHPBS Video - In Performance at the White House - Bob Dylan (3:30) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Bob Dylan -VIEW and READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Bob Dylan Live at Newport (1:23:09) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - Gallery America - Tulsa's Bob Dylan Center (27:48) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - Teach Rock - Bob Dylan as Poet - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - Blank on Blank - Bob Dylan at 20 on Freak Shows (4:37) -VIEW

THEME: Brothers

  • Grades PreK-K - NHPBS LearningMedia - Dinosaur Train -Dinosaur Train (12:45) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-K - NHPBS LearningMedia - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - We're Going to Have a New Baby in Our Family (2:14) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS KIDS Rocks - Los Lobos: Brothers and Sisters (1:00) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Let's Learn - Let's Share a Story: "My Brother Charlie" (13:52) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia -  Know Ohio - The Wright Brothers Take Flight  (3:29) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS World Explorers - The Pizarro Brothers (Available in Spanish) (5:57) -  VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? and The Forgotten Man (5:17) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - PBS Idea Channel - Super Mario Brothers as Surrealist Art? (2:19) - VIEW


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (2/802) More Options

GREAT PERFORMANCES - Purlie Victorious view online
Friday, 5/24 from 9 -10:30 NHPBS
Enjoy this comedic play starring Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. telling the story of a Black preacher's scheme to reclaim his inheritance and win back his church from a plantation owner. Written by Ossie Davis with direction by Tony winner Kenny Leon. GREAT PERFORMANCES Streaming Video

NH WORLD - 11.3 More Options

Friday, 5/24 from 7-8 pm NH WORLD
Explore the fight against Asian American hate following the March 2021 mass shootings at three spas in Atlanta. Examine how this critical moment of racial reckoning sheds light on the struggles, triumphs, and achievements of AAPI communities.

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    • 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. 
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