Water - September 18

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Monday, September 18, 2023

Today is National Cheeseburger Day, US Air Force Birthday, World Bamboo Day, National Respect Day, Read an eBook Day, Ceiling Fan Day, Rice Krispies Treats Day, and World Water Monitoring Day.

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




  • The Standells - Dirty Water - LISTEN
  • Deep Purple - Smoke on the Water - LISTEN
  • Jimmy Buffet - Cheeseburger in Paradise - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Water Song (1:27) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Fun in the Sun - Water Water Song (2:12) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Wasting Water (1:14) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Follow the Water (3:13) -  VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Earth to Blorb - Water (2:42) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Plum Landing - Water Carries Everything (4:04) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-3 - Ready Jet GO! - What Can We Do With Water? (2:22) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Ready Jet GO! Water, Water Everywhere (11:00) - VIEW
  • Grades K-3 - Nature Cat - Saving Water (2:23) - VIEW
  • Grades 3-6 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Zoom - Water Treatment Plant (2:22) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 4-6 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Water (5:31) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Water Quality - Watershed (3:25) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Frontline - Flint's Deadly Water (54:47) - VIEW 
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Be Smart - The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water (4:13) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Water Works (26:44) - VIEW
  • Grades 8-12 - NHPBS Video - Follow the Water (55:10) - VIEW


NHPBS - 11.1 Comcast (802) Live Stream More Options

P.O.V. - Bulls and Saints
Monday, 9/18 from 10-11 pm NHPBS
After 20 years of living in the United States, an undocumented family decides to return home. Little do they know it will be the most difficult journey of their lives and reawaken an intense desire for a place to belong. Set between the rodeo arenas of North Carolina and the spellbinding Mexican town they yearn for, Bulls and Saints is a love story about reverse migration, rebellion, and redemption. P.O.V. Streaming Video

NHPBS EXPLORE - 11.2 Comcast (801) More Options

NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER - Ballet Hispanico's Dona Peron
Monday, 9/18 from 12-1:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Even as she rose up the ranks from dance hall performer to Argentina's First Lady, Evita concealed a secret past. In her rags-to-riches life that ended suddenly at 33, was she a voice for the people or a deceitful actress? Ballet Hispanico explores her life and legacy through a galvanizing performance in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. NEXT AT THE KENNEDY CENTER Dona Peron Streaming Video

GREAT PERFORMANCES - The Roots of Latin Jazz
Monday, 9/18 from 1:30-2:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Celebrate the rhythms of Latin music with the Raices Jazz Orchestra and performances by GRAMMY-winning artists including Richard Bona and Anaadi. GREAT PERFORMANCES Roots of Latin Jazz Streaming Video

IN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL - Hecho En Mexico (Made in Mexico)
Monday, 9/18 from 2:30-3:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Before becoming part of the U.S., Los Angeles was a Mexican city. This episode pays tribute to the city’s roots and features beloved Mexican and Mexican-American artists performing with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil. Tune in to watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, Natalia Lafourcade, and La Santa Cecilia, plus Los Ángeles Azules performing with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli. IN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL - Hecho En Mexico Preview Streaming Video

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS - The Very Best of John Prine
Monday, 9/18 from 3:30-4:30 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Savor an hour of stirring performances from the late singer/songwriter John Prine's episodes of Austin City Limits. Songs include "Paradise," "Sam Stone" and "Angel from Montgomery," with special guest Bonnie Raitt. AUSTIN CITY LIMITS - The Very Best of John Prine 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:


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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