Oceans - June 8

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Saturday, June 8, 2024

Today is the Belmont Stakes, Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day, World Oceans Day, Ghostbusters Day, and Best Friends Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Today's Theme:  Oceans




  • Robert Shumann - Traumerei - LISTEN
  • Billie Eilish - Ocean Eyes - LISTEN
  • Diana Krall - How Deep is the Ocean - LISTEN
  • The Beatles - Yellow Submarine - LISTEN
  • David Bowie - 1984 - LISTEN
  • Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) - LISTEN
  • Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters - LISTEN

THEME: Oceans

  • Grades PreK-1- Sesame Street - All Around the Ocen Song (1:35) -  VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Love the Ocean Song (3:21)  - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Ocean Emotion (1:59) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3  - Splash and Bubble Series Web Site  - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-6 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Ocean Collection - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 1-3 - NHPBS Learning Media - Wild Kratts - Ocean Clips - VIEW
  • Grades 5-8 - NHPBS Learning Media - Johnathan Bird's Blue World Collection - VIEW
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS Video - NatureWorks - Marine Communities (14:46) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Dragonfly TV - Ocean Engineer (2:42) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Reactions - Is It OK to Pee in the Ocean? (2:19) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - EONS - How Ancient Whales May Have Changed the Deep Ocean (10:05) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Be Smart - How Ocean Currents Work and How We Are Breaking Them (12:38) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Nova - Reef Rescue (53:21) - VIEW


NH WORLD - 11.3 More Options

DISCO: SOUNDTRACK OF A REVOLUTION - Rock the Boatview online
Saturday, 6/08 from 6:30-7:45 pm NH WORLD
Explore the origin of a global music phenomenon born among gay and black communities coming together in apartments and basement bars in 1970s New York, where dancefloors became a platform in their battle for visibility and inclusion.

DISCO: SOUNDTRACK OF A REVOLUTION - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now view online
Saturday, 6/08 from 7:45-9 pm NH WORLD
Experience the pinnacle of disco culture during the 1970s, set against the backdrop of black power and sexual liberation. As disco conquers the mainstream, Black women and gay men rise as superstars and icons.

DISCO: SOUNDTRACK OF A REVOLUTION - Stayin' Aliveview online
Saturday, 6/08 from 9-10 pm NH WORLD
Disco seemed untouchable by the end of the 1970s, but an incited violent backlash led to its demise. Dive into disco's underground return, where it laid the foundations for all future electronic dance music.

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:


PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

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.


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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