Bond, James Bond and Espionage, and Whooping Cranes - May 28

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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Today is Amnesty International Day, National Hamburger Day, National Brisket Day, and Whooping Crane Day

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: Bond, James Bond and Espionage, and Whooping Cranes




  • Johnny Rivers - Secret Agent Man - LISTEN
  • T-Bone Walker - Jazz at the Philharmonic - LISTEN
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia - LISTEN
  • John Fogerty - Centerfield - LISTEN
  • Kylie Minogue - The Loco-motion - LISTEN
  • Billie Eilish - No Time to Die - LISTEN
  • Paul McCartney and Wings - Live and Let Die - LISTEN
  • Shirley Basey - Goldfinger - LISTEN

THEME: Bond, James Bond and Espionage

  • Grades PreK-1 -  Sesame Street - The Spy Who Loved Cookies (007 Parody) (5:15) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Monsterpiece Theater - Dr. No (3:28) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - STEM in 30 - Spy Planes: Eyes in the Sky (28:02) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-12 - International Spy Museum - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 3-12 - CIA - Spy Kids - READ, VIEW, and DO
  • Grades 4-8 - NHPBS Learning Media - Cyberchase - Bianca the Spy (3:31) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Learning Media - SciTech  Now - The Spy Penguins (5:55) - VIEW and Do
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War: Culper Code Book - READ and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Rebel: Loreta Velazquez Civil War Soldier and Spy (3:30) - VIEW, READ, and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Origins of Everything - How a Spy Changed Horror Movies (10:52) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS Video - University Place - The James Bond Phenomenon (1:01:05) - VIEW

THEME: Whooping Cranes

  • Grades 4-12 - Smithsonian's National Zoo - Whooping Cranes - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Discovering Alabama - Whooping Cranes (28:02) -VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Local Routes - Behind the Scenes at the Saint Marks Whooping Crane Pen (4:49) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - In Wisconsin - Whooping Cranes (5:50) - VIEW


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (2/802) More Options

FRONTLINE - Netanyahu, America, & The Road To War In Gaza VIEW
Tuesday, 5/28 from10-11:30 pm NHPBS
Escalating tension between the Israeli leader and the U.S. after months of war in Gaza. At a critical juncture, Benjamin Netanyahu's political survival and turbulent relationships with the U.S. and the Palestinians over peace in the Middle East. FRONTLINE Streaming Video

NH EXPLORE- 11.2 Comcast (11/801) More Options

INDEPENDENT LENS - Try Harder preview
Tuesday, 5/28 from 12-1:30 pm NH EXPLORE
San Francisco's Lowell High, one of the best public schools in the country, draws high achievers from across the city into a fiercely competitive universe. Follow seniors as the pressure to impress admissions officers at elite universities intensifies. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

INDEPENDENT LENS - Writing with Fire preview
Tuesday, 5/28 from1:30-3 pm NH EXPLORE
Meet the women journalists of India's only all-female news network, who risk everything in a male-dominated world to uncover their country's political inequities. INDEPENDENT LENS Streaming Video

NH WORLD - 11.3 More Options

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Riveted: The History of Jeans view online
Tuesday, 5/28 from 2-3 pm NH WORLD
Discover the fascinating story of this iconic American garment. From their roots in slavery to the Wild West, hippies, high fashion, and hip-hop, jeans are the fabric on which the history of American ideology and politics are writ large. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Streaming Video

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - The Lie Detector view online
Tuesday, 5/28 from 3-4 pm NH WORLD
Discover the story of the polygraph, the controversial device that transformed modern police work, seized headlines, and was extolled as an infallible crime-fighting tool. A tale of good intentions, twisted morals, and unintended consequences. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Streaming Video

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - Ruthless: Monopoly's Secret History view online
Tuesday, 5/28 from 4-5 pm NH WORLD
Discover the fascinating and unexpected history behind America's favorite board game. Part detective story and part pop culture commentary, the film explores what makes this game - a celebration of unbridled capitalism - such an enduring favorite. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Streaming Video

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - Abandoning the Titanic view online
Tuesday, 5/28 from 8-9 pm NH WORLD
Join a team of investigators as they search for the identity of the captain of a "mystery ship" that turned away from the "unsinkable" Titanic in its darkest hour, abandoning thousands of lives to the icy waters and their deaths. SECRETS OF THE DEAD Streaming Video

AMAZING HUMAN BODY - Learn view online
Tuesday, 5/28 from 9-10 pm NH WORLD
See how experience shapes the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside environment and develop new skills. Plus, learn how the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information every second. AMAZING HUMAN BODY Streaming Video

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PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

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Annenberg Learner

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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
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  • PBS Teachers' Lounge
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  • PBS KIDS Games app
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