WEEK EIGHT of At-Home Learning!

Summer is here and while our kids need a break, they need to keep their minds sharp and stay engaged. What better way than with curriculum-based, educational television and related online resources from Basin PBS. Supported by Ector County ISD and the Texas Education Agency!

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WEEK EIGHT — PRE-K - 3RD GRADE — ONLINE RESOURCES

6am — Monday, May 25
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: I Am Winston Churchill
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Episode: I Am Cleopatra
Related Resource: PBS LearningMedia
Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

6am — Tuesday, May 26
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: I am Isaac Newton
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
Printable: Memory Matching Game, Isaac Newton

Episode: I am Golda Meir
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia and Milwaukee PBS
Reference Timeline: Golda Meir
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

6am — Wednesday, May 27
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: We are the Wright Brothers
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Media Gallery | The Inventive Wright Brothers
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

Episode: We are the Bronte Sisters
Related Resources: PBS Learning Media
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
Teachers’ Collection, Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Related Resource: PBS Kids
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

6am — Friday, May 29
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: I Am Mark Twain
Xavier is afraid he will be unable to perform his comedy show after he hurts his wrist, but Mark Twain shows him that laughter can make hard things easier.

Related Resources: PBS Learning Media
Video: Mark Twain | Storyteller, Novelist, and Humorist
Media Gallery: Mark Twain
Teachers’ Collection, Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Episode: I Am Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams helps Yadina realize that a missing color will not ruin her painting.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram
Teacher's Guide | Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

6:30am — Wednesday, May 27
Peg + Cat (Math)
Episode: The Cold Camel Problem
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Video: Double Storm, Odd Squad
Video: Temperature Investigation, Sid the Science Kid

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Peg+Cat Games, Videos and more

Episode: The Einstein Problem
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Video How-To: Solve a Story Problem, Good To Know
Video How-To: Modeling with Tape Diagrams, Good To Know

6:30am — Friday, May 29
Peg + Cat (Math)
Episode: The Sushi Problem
Peg and Cat help Aki pursue a tricky thief through the Japanese countryside, making use of their Ninja skills and three mysterious clues. (Primary Content: Increasing and decreasing height and length; Secondary Content: Deductive reasoning/using clues)

Related Resources: PBS Learning Media
Video: Peg and Cat Fly Over 12 Monkeys, Peg + Cat
Activity: Go on a Length Hunt, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

Related Resources: PBS KIDS
Online Game: Bridge Builder, Dinosaur Train
PBSKIDS.org Peg+Cat Games, Videos and more

Episode: The Highlight Zone Problem
Peg and Cat find their world turned black and white! They must identify ten things that are the wrong size or shape, before they will be allowed to leave...the Highlight Zone. (Primary Content: Shape and size; Secondary Content: Comparing)

Related Resources: PBS Learning Media
Shapes and Their Attributes Collection, Peg + Cat
Educator Guide: Shapes and Their Attributes, Peg + Cat

Related Resources: PBS KIDS
Online Adventure: The Highlight Zone, Peg + Cat
Online Game: The Highlight Zone, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Paint Along, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Sketch-a-Mite, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

7am — Friday, May 29
Cyberchase (Math)
Episode: A Crinkle In Time
Digit and the kids search all over Ticktockia for Slider. Can they learn enough about gears to escape before the clock strikes 9? (Gears)

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: K-8 Mathematics
Collection: Cyberchase

Related Resources: PBS KIDS
Video: A Crinkle in Time, Act 1
Video: A Crinkle in Time, Act 2
Video: A Crinkle in Time, Act 3
Video: A Crinkle in Time, For Real
PBSKIDS.org Cyberchase Games, Videos and more

7:30am — Monday, May 25
Molly of Denali (Literacy)
Episode: Froggy of Denali
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
How a Frog Becomes a Frog, Everyday Learning
Collection: Molly of Denali
Collection: Wild Alaska

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

Episode: Molly Mabray & the Mystery Stones
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: Molly of Denali
Collection: Wild Alaska
Collection: Alaska Native Perspectives on Earth and Climate

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

7:30am — Thursday, May 28
Molly of Denali (Literacy)
Episode: Picking Cloudberries
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Video: Song - Here I Am, KET
Map It, KET
Video: What are Maps?, Iowa PBS
Collection: Molly of Denali

Related Resources: PBS KIDS
Online Activity: Explore With Molly
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

Episode: Puzzled
Related Resource: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: Molly of Denali

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

7:30am — Friday, May 29
Molly of Denali (Literacy)
Episode: Rocky Rescue
Nina needs an airlift after a snowboarding injury.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Video: What’s a 360?, Cyberchase
Collection: Molly of Denali

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

Episode: Canoe Journey
Molly and Mom are lost canoeing from Sitka to Juneau.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Video: Canoeing with Lewis Major, Young Explorers
Video: View from a Canoe, The Nature Conservancy
Collection: Alaska Native Perspectives on Earth and Climate

Related Resource: PBS KIDS
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

WEEK EIGHT — 4TH - 8TH GRADE — ONLINE RESOURCES

8am — Monday, May 25
National Memorial Day Concert
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Vietnam Veteran Memorial
Veterans' Stories: The Veterans History Project
A Veteran's Story

8am — Tuesday, May 26
NOVA (Math)
Episode: Prediction by the Numbers
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Earthquake Prediction
NOVA | Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions}
Hurricanes: New Tools for Predicting

8am — Wednesday, May 27
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Inside Einstein's Mind
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Einstein's Innovative Thinking
Relativity and the Cosmos
NOVA | Think Like Einstein

8am — Friday, May 29
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Last B-24
Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II. In 2010, divers located the plane. Now the Department of Defense, aided by the Croatian Navy and some of the world’s leading underwater archaeologists, sets to work investigating the wreckage. Join the team of archaeologists and forensics experts as they search for the crew and identify their remains.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Fly Girls - B29 SuperFortress
Battle of the Bulge - Teacher's Resources: Teacher's Guide
Victory in the Pacific - Biography: Yoshiko Hashimoto

9:30am — Monday, May 25
10 Streets That Changed America (U.S. History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
ANNIE on Broadway
Road Trip | GPB
Decision in the Streets

9am — Tuesday, May 26
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Bird of War, Lincoln Oath, War Spoils of a Peace Chief
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Media Gallery: America’s Entry into World War II
Columbus Depot Jacket, c. 1863 | A State Divided
Looking for Lincoln | All Things Lincoln

9am — Wednesday, May 27
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Titanic Picture Frame, Woolworth Signs, Nazi Spy Toys
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Lost Liners |Teacher Resources: Titanic Artifact Activity
African American History: Lunch Counter Closed | History Detectives
Nazi Ideology | World on Fire

10am — Thursday, May 28
Supernature (Nature)
Episode: Wild Flyers - Masters of the Sky
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Lens of Time: How Hummingbirds Hover
Raptor Vision Game | Nature: Raptor Force
Harpy Eagle Fact Sheet | Nature: Jungle Eagle

9am — Friday, May 29
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Mysteries of the Wild West
The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West. Did a biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family? Then, from the rodeo to Hollywood, a saddle tells the story of Yakima Canutt, who made life safer for movie stunt artists. What is the meaning behind the mysterious inscription on sheet music of the popular western song "Tumbling Tumbleweeds?" Finally, did a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian wars weave this basket?

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Wild West: Creating Landmarks | Lost L.A.
Myth of the West | History Detectives
Lesson Plan: Myth of the West: Lonely but Free I'll Be Found | History Detectives

10:30am — Monday, May 25
10 Modern Marvels That Changed America (U.S. History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Building the Erie Canal
Building Big | Holland Tunnel
Hoover Dam

10am — Tuesday, May 26
Get the Math (Math)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Math in Special Effects
Math in Fashion
Careers in Video Game Development

10:30am — Tuesday, May 26
Get the Math 2 (Math)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Math in Restaurants
Physics of Basketball
Collection: Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

10am — Wednesday, May 27
Supernature (Nature)
Episode: Wild Flyers - Defying Gravity
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Life of Birds: Champion Birds
Growth and Development of Organisms: Eagles
Peregrine Falcon Adaptations | World’s Fastest Animal

10am — Friday, May 29
Supernature (Nature)
Episode: Wild Flyers - Crowded Skies
The sky is a crowded world where mammals, birds and insects hunt, escape, mate, defend territory, sleep, and even die on the wing. Survival up here depends not just on beating gravity or mastering flight, but also out flying the competition.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Falconry | A Falconer's Memoir
Hummingbird Species in the Transitional Zones
Bald Eagles | UNTAMED

11:30am — Monday, May 25
10 Parks That Changed America (U.S. History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Yosemite National Park | Ken Burns: The National Parks
Yellowstone National Park | Ken Burns: The National Parks
Texas National Parks

11am — Tuesday, May 26
PBS Plus - Navajo Math Circles (Math)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Constructing Circumscribing Circle
Math Mess | What is a Math Mess?
The Art of Math

11am — Friday, May 29
Life from Above (Science)
Episode: Moving Planet (pt 1/4)
Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand-new perspective. Our planet is constantly on the move, from individual animals to powerful weather systems. Follow an elephant family struggling through drought and marvel as thousands of Shaolin Kung-Fu students perform in perfect synchronicity.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Mountain Weather
Studying Elephants
Performance: Chinese Sword Dance | Dance Arts Toolkit

WEEK EIGHT — 9TH - 12TH GRADE — ONLINE RESOURCES

12:30pm — Monday, May 25
National Memorial Day Concert (U.S. History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Vietnam Veteran Memorial
Veterans' Stories: The Veterans History Project
A Veteran's Story

1pm — Tuesday, May 26
Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)
Episode: Can We Time Travel? (pt 1/6)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Sagan on Time Travel
Traveling Through Time
Can We Time Travel? Ch. 3: Traveling Back in Time | Genius by Stephen Hawking

1pm — Wednesday, May 27
Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)
Episode: Are We Alone? (pt 2/6)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Are We Alone?
Extreme Habitats and the Search for Alien Life | NOVA Wonders: Are We Alone?
NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth | Io and Volcanism

1pm — Thursday, May 28
Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)
Episode: Why Are We Here? (pt 3/6)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Solar System Formation
Media Gallery: Tour of the Universe
Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion Described Using Earth Satellites

1pm — Friday, May 29
Genius by Stephen Hawking (Science)
Episode: Where Did the Universe Come From?
(pt 4/6)
Join an extraordinary journey of discovery, featuring racing cars, ice-skaters, balloons and running tracks as Stephen Hawking leads his three intrepid souls to a deeper understanding of the evolution of the universe than the average physics major, all with any mathematics or equations.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Physics of Sailing
Interactive: Aerodynamics: What Causes Lift?
History of the Universe

2pm — Tuesday, May 26
PBS Plus — Freedom Writers: Stories from the Heart (ELA)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
How the Deck Is Stacked: The Recovery's Racial Divide
Gangs and Choices | Sentenced Home Film Module
Microaggressions in the Classroom

2pm — Wednesday, May 27
The Great American Read (ELA)
Episode: Fall Kick-Off
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Fine Books: Carolyn Whitesel
Who Owns the Novel | In Search of the Novel: Workshop 1
Support Materials | Conversations in Literature

2pm — Thursday, May 28
The Great American Read (ELA)
Episode: Who Am I?
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Poetry Brings Happiness to Troubled Teens
Discussing Literature | Conversations in Literature
Literature and Life: Renaissance

2pm — Friday, May 29
The Great American Read (ELA)
Episode: Heroes
We examine books on America’s list that feature heroic characters. Celebrities, literary experts, authors and everyday book lovers discuss why our favorite heroes are complex and relatable, from the everyday hero to the tragic and unlikely or anti-hero.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Heroes | Indian Relay
Masculine Heroes | American Passages: Activities
What Are Myths? | In Search of Myths and Heroes

3:30pm — Monday, May 25
PBS Plus — Seize & Secure: The Battle for La Fiere (World History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Media Gallery: Servicemen's Readjustment Act (1944) and Resource Materials
WWII Personalities
The Perilous Fight: America's World War II in Color | The Battlefield: Battle of the Bulge

3pm — Tuesday, May 26
The Story of China with Michael Wood: The Last Empire, The Age of Revolution (World History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Know Your Dynasties | The Story of China
Opium Wars | The Story of China
Cultural Revolution in China: Purge of the Impure

3pm — Friday, May 29
Civilizations (World History)
Episode: The Second Moment of Creation (pt 1/9)
We attempt to define what civilization is – by identifying what it isn’t. We look at the story of the first marks made 80,000 years ago and chart the first flowering of art in the West. We see Petra - a city carved into rock – and uncover the mysterious and astonishing masks of Sanxingdui in China, before we explore how civilizations rise and fall.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Africa's Great Civilizations
History of Petra | Petra
Freud - "Civilization and Its Discontents" Transcript

4:30pm — Monday, May 25
National Memorial Day Concert (U.S. History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Vietnam Veteran Memorial
Veterans' Stories: The Veterans History Project
A Veteran's Story

5pm — Tuesday, May 26
Ancient Skies (World History)
Episode: Gods & Monsters (pt 1/3)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Homer and the Gods | The Greeks
Photo Gallery | Nature: Birds of the Gods
Eye in the Sky

5pm — Wednesday, May 27
Ancient Skies (World History)
Episode: Finding the Center (pt 2/3)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Galileo's Big Mistake
Astronomy's Biggest Stars
Introduction to Astronomy | Crash Course Astronomy

5pm — Thursday, May 28
Ancient Skies (World History)
Episode: Our Place in the Universe (pt 3/3)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Universe Origins
Lesson Plan: Our Knowledge of the Universe
The Fate of the Expanding Universe | NOVA Wonders: What's the Universe Made Of?

4pm — Friday, May 29
Latino Americans (U.S. History)
Episode: Prejudice & Pride
Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity, as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies, and empowerment in the political process.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Chicano Muralism | Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights
Complexity of Identity and Chicano Power | Dolores
Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

5pm — Friday, May 29
Latino Americans (U.S. History)
Episode: Peril & Promise (pt 6/6)
Takes viewers through the past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami during the Mariel exodus and with hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans fleeing civil wars, death squads and unrest to go north into a new land — transforming the United States along the way.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Lesson plan: Voices of the Sea | Lesson Plan: Humanizing Immigrant Stories
Collections: Teaching the Stories of the Immigration Debate
Interactive: Immigration: The Changing Face of America