Rachel Carson, Wolves, and Memorial Day - May 27

Howling Good Environmental Learning

Monday, May 27, 2024

Today is National Grape Popsicle Day and Cellophane Tape Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Rachel Carson and Wolves




  • Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf - LISTEN
  • TLC - Waterfalls - LISTEN
  • Outcast - Hey Ya - LISTEN

THEME:  Rachel Carson

  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Rachel Carson: Voice of Nature (56:46) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - American Experience - Rachel Carson - Chapter One (8:59) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience - Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (4:48) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience: Rachel Carson - Lessons from Silent Spring for Controlling Disease (12:30) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience: Rachel Carson - Pesticide Early Warnings (5:16) - VIEW and DO

THEME:  Wolves

  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Catching the Big Bad Wolf (3:51) - VIEW 
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Big Sad Wolf (4:38) - VIEW 
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Kermit Casts the Big Bad Wolf (2:31) - VIEW 
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street -The New Three Little Pigs Story (3:35) - VIEW 
  • Grades K-5 - Wild Kratts - Running Like Wolves Collection - VIEW
  • Grades K-5 - Wild Kratts - Howl Like a Wolf (1:23) - VIEW
  • Grades K-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Nature - Arctic Wolf Cubs Learn Pack Behavior (2:34) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Wolfpack in the Woods (1:06) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Wolves (5:10) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Wild Kratts - Keeping Up With the Wolfpack (2:10) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-5 - NHPBS LearningMedia - DragonflyTV - Wolves (7:07) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Earth: A New Wild - Wolves of Yellowstone (Available in Spanish) (5:19) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Saving a Species - Wolves (27:44) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Wolves: The Ecology of Fear (7:02) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Eons - Life, Sex & Death Among the Dire Wolves (9:15) - VIEW

THEME: Memorial Day

  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - All About the Holidays - Memorial Day (1:21) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection - VIEW
  • Grades K-12 - NHPBS Video - Memorial Day Concert Performances - VIEW


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (2/802) More Options

Monday, 5/27 from 10-11:30 pm NHPBS
What is it like to go to war? For millennia, only warriors could answer that question.

NH WORLD - 11.3 More Options

AMERICAN MASTERS - Waterman - Duke: the Ambassador of Aloha view online
Monday, 5/27 from 7:30-9 pm NH WORLD
Narrated by Jason Momoa, discover the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku. He shattered swimming records and globalized surfing while overcoming racism in a lifetime of personal challenges. AMERICAN MASTERS Streaming Video

More Learning Resources

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PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

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Annenberg Learner

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.



Features over 1,000 animated shorts and quizzes for students in grades K-12 covering science, social studies, English, math, the arts, health, and technology.  The service is free to schools closed due to COVID-19.


Scholastic Learn At Home

Everyday Scholastic will feature four learning experiences, built around a story or video.

Storyline Online

StoryLine Online

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

  • 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. 

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