Friday, May 26, 2023
Today is World Lindy Hop Day, National Paper Airplane Day, Sally Ride Day, World Red Head Day, and World Dracula Day.
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Paper Airplanes, Dorothea Lange, Martin Luther, and Sally Ride
ON THIS DATE
SONGS OF THE DAY
- The Band - The Weight - LISTEN
- Fleetwood Mac - Landslide - LISTEN
- Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away - LISTEN
- Mamie Smith - Crazy Blues - LISTEN
THEME: Paper Airplanes
- Grades PreK-1 - NHPBS Learningmedia - Sesame Street - What a Piece of Paper (1:44) - VIEW
- Grades K-4 - PBS Crafts for Kids - Make a Straw Paper Airplane - DO
- Grades K-4 - PBS Krafts for Kids - Make a Paper Airplane To Fly Like a Draco - DO
- Grades 4-6 - NHPBS LearningMedia -Dragonfly TV - Model Airplanes (8:53) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 3-12 - NHPBS Video - Paper Airplane Science (26:46) - VIEW
- Grades 3-12 - NHPBS Video - SciTech Now - Learn How to Fold a Record-breaking Paper Airplane (6:47) - VIEW and DO
THEME: Dorothea Lange
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Picturing America - Dorothea Lange (4:12) - VIEW and DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Masters - Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lange (3:23) - VIEW, READ, DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Learning Media - American Life in the Great Depression - Teaching with Primary Sources - READ, VIEW, DO
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Dorothea Lange- Part One: Under the Trees (28:28) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Dorothea Lange- Part Two: The Closer to Me (28:24) - VIEW
THEME: Martin Luther
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Learning Media - Martin Luther and the Reformation Media Gallery - READ, VIEW, DO
- Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Crash Course World History - Luther and the Protestant Reformation (15:06) - VIEW
THEME: Sally Ride
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Blank on Blank - Sally Ride on Dumb Questions (6:09) - VIEW
- Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Honoring Sally Ride's Legacy as Trailblazer, Role Model (6:53) - VIEW
GREAT PERFORMANCES - Anything Goes
Friday, 5/26 from 9-11:30 pm NHPBS
Enjoy this London production of Cole Porter's classic musical led by Tony winner Sutton Foster who reprises her Tony-winning role as Reno Sweeney directed by Kathleen Marshall with favorite songs like "I Get A Kick Out of You" and "You're the Top." GREAT PERFORMANCES Streaming Video
NH WORLD - 11.3 Comcast (965) More Options
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Plague at the Golden Gate
Friday, 5/26 from 7-9 pm NH WORLD
Over 100 years before the COVID-19 pandemic set off a nationwide wave of fear and anti-Asian sentiment, an outbreak of bubonic plague in San Francisco's Chinatown unleashed a similar crisis. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE 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
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.