WEEK SEVEN of At-Home Learning!

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

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6am — Thursday, May 21
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: I Am Catherine the Great
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Teacher’s Guide

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Video: 'I Am Catherine the Great', Full Episode (stop at 11:30), Xavier Riddle…
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

Episode: I Am Tomioka Tessai
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Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram
Teacher’s Guide

6am — Friday, May 22
Xavier Riddle & The Secret Museum
(Social/Emotional & History)
Episode: I Am Leonardo da Vinci
Xavier gets caught in a tailspin when he can't decide which after-school activity to sign up for. Basketball? Dance? Robotics? It all sounds fun; how can he possibly pick just one? Leonardo da Vinci helps Xavier realize it's ok to try many different after-school activities.

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Video Clip from this Episode
Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram
Video: What Are Inventions?
Video: Mixing Colors
Teacher’s Guide

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Printable: Drawing with Leonardo
Game: Invention Engine
Game: Marbleous Marvel Coaster
PBSKIDS.org Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Games, Videos and more

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Backgrounder: Leonardo da Vinci
Backgrounder: the Renaissance

Episode: I Am Amelia Earhart
There's a bike rodeo coming up and Brad can't wait to sign up, until he realizes that the course isn't training-wheel friendly. Uh oh. Brad can't possibly ride his bike without training wheels, can he? Amelia Earhart shows Brad that if there is something he wants to do he should do it.

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Printables: Biosketch; Sentence Starter; Venn Diagram
Video: Amelia Earhart | Aviator, Record-breaker, and Activist
Teacher’s Guide

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Printable: Coloring Sheet, Amelia Earhart
Printable: Word Find, Amelia Earhart

6:30am — Friday, May 22
Peg + Cat (Math)
Episode: The Pirate Puzzle Problem
Peg and Cat must help the pirates put together a puzzle, and then the four sections of their sinking ship. (Primary Content: Composing and decomposing puzzles; Secondary Content: Recognizing the attributes of shapes)

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Video How-To: Shapes Teaching Tips, Peg + Cat
Educator Guide: Shapes and Their Attributes, Peg + Cat
Shapes and Their Attributes Collection, Peg + Cat
Home Activity: Parts of Peg, attributes of 2-D shapes
Video: Shape Hunt, Everyday Learning
Video: Shapes All Around Me, Everyday Learning
Video: Shape House, Everyday Learning

Related Resources: PBS KIDS
Home Activity: What’s in the Bag?
Online Game: Magical Shape Hunt, Peg + Cat
Online Game: The Highlight Zone, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Paint Along, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Chicken Blast Off, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Super Peg, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Sketch-a-Mite, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That

Episode: The Scrap of Map Problem
When the Pirates' treasure map is torn and carried off by the wind, Peg and Cat and friends from far and wide put their scraps of map together to find the treasure. (Primary Content: Working together to solve a problem, one-to-one counting; Secondary Content: Using a map, fair sharing)

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Video: What Are Maps?
Video: Using a Compass to Find Your Way, Zoom
Video: Math in the Bath Fair Sharing, Peg + Cat
Media Collection: Fair Sharing, Peg + Cat

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Adventure Pack: Let’s Count, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Meatball Launcher, Curious George
Online Game: Hungry Pirates, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Make the Cake, Peg + Cat
Online Game: Fair Shares, Curious George
Home Activity: Fair Sharing, Peg + Cat

7am — Friday, May 22
Cyberchase (Math)
Episode: Balancing Act
The Cybersquad helps Sharri Spotter make a film about Frogsnorts while staying within a budget, but Hacker keeps trying to run the up budget by putting himself in the film. (Topic: Budgeting Money)

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

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

7:30am — Monday, May 18
Molly of Denali (Literacy)
Episode: First Fish
Related Resource: PBS LearningMedia
Video: 'First Fish', Full Episode (stop at 14:00), Molly of Denali
Online Game: Fish Camp Game, Molly of Denali

Episode: A-Maze-Ing Snow
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Video: 'A-Maze-Ing Snow', Full Episode (start at 14:00), Molly of Denali

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Video: Different Types of Snow, Molly of Denali
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

7:30am — Friday, May 22
Molly of Denali (Literacy)
Episode: Cabbagezilla
Trini's excited to enter Big Green, her giant cabbage, into the Alaska State Fair, but a suspicious moose keeps nibbling its leaves. Trini and Molly research ways to keep moose out of gardens, and even email cabbage expert Sadie Albert for advice, but this moose is clever. Will there be anything left of Big Green before the final weigh in?

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Videos: Moose, Nature

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Online Game: Veggiezilla
PBSKIDS.org Molly of Denali Games, Videos and more

Episode: Name Game
Molly wants to get her Native name when she discovers that her Mom, Dad, Grandpa and others in the community have one. But she soon learns that only an elder can give you your Native name and getting one will require impressing the unimpressible Aunt Merna.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: Molly of Denali
Collection: Wild Alaska
Collection: Alaska Native Perspectives on Earth and Climate

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

8am — Tuesday, May 19
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Killer Floods
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Killer Floods | Ancient Waterfalls
The Great Flood of 1993
Fatal Flood - Primary Resources: The Flood Makes News

8am — Wednesday, May 20
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Deadliest Tornadoes
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
How Do Tornadoes Form?
Interactive: Rate Tornado Damage
Chasing Tornadoes

8am — Thursday, May 21
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Cuba's Cancer Hope
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Cancer Nanotech
Marine Conservation in Cuba | Cuba's Wild Revolution
Country Report: Cuba

8am — Friday, May 22
NOVA (Science)
Episode: Eagle Power
Eagles dominate the skies. But what makes these predators so special? Researchers study one special bird—and stunning up-close footage reveals her exceptional strength, eyesight, and flying skills. With intimate access to a new bald eagle family, NOVA takes you into the nest to witness the drama of chicks struggling to survive.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Bald Eagle, 1828
Nature | American Eagle: Hatching
Nature | American Eagle: Growing Independent

9am — Monday, May 18
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Japanese Characters Carved into Woden Cane, Wooden Telescope, Gold Nugget Drawing
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Japanese Aesthetics | Japanese Culture
The Beginnings of the Telescope
The Gold Rush

9am — Tuesday, May 19
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: 1st Woman White House Photographer, Child's Doll, 15th Century Map
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The Photographer as Storyteller
Holistic Medicine | Medicine Woman
The Voyage of Zheng He II

9am — Wednesday, May 20
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Notes in 1775 Almanac, Get Thin to Music Records, Andy Warhol's Art
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Traitors and Patriots
Benjamin Levine's Study Supports Rowing for Astronaut Fitness
Campbell's Soup Can, 1968

9am — Thursday, May 21
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode:Belgian War Medal, Pennant, Cartoon Cel
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
William Horsfall’s Medals of Honor, c. 1895 & 1904 | A State Divided
Courage in Corsets: The Women's Suffrage Movement in the Northwest
Collection: Animation

9am — Friday, May 22
History Detectives (Social Studies)
Episode: Photo of African American in Confederate Uniform
History Detectives host Wes Cowan first encountered this Civil War tintype in his role as an Antiques Roadshow appraiser. Now the owner of this tintype and his friend, both direct descendants of the two men in the photograph, ask Wes Cowan to track down the rest of the story.

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Subjugation of African Americans | The African Americans
Columbus Depot Jacket, c. 1863 | A State Divided
Civil War: Blacks on the Battlefield | History Detectives

10am —Monday, May 18
Rivers of Life (Nature)
Episode: The Mississippi
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Mississippi River Delta
Taming the Mississippi
Delta Formation: Atchafalaya Bay Deltas

10am — Tuesday, May 19
Rivers of Life (Nature)
Episode: The Amazon
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
A Return to the Amazon | Children of the Amazon: Parts 1, 2
Pink Dolphins of the Amazon
Journey into Amazonia | Broom Forest: A Tall Trees Simulation

10am — Thursday, May 21
Spy in the Wild, A Nature Miniseries (Nature)
Episode: The Poles (pt 4/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Spy Penguin
Animal Behavior | Crash Course Biology
Career Spotlight: Robotics Engineer

10am — Friday, May 22
Wild Weather (Science)
Wild Weather introduces a global group of experts who risk their lives to demonstrate the power of wind, water and temperature, taking these simple “ingredients” and transforming them into something spectacular and powerful for everyone to understand.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Clouds and Weather
Reconstructing a Storm Interactive
Severe Storms

11am — Monday, May 18
Breakthrough: Ideas that Changed the World (Science)
Episode: The Rocket (pt 5/6)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Challenge of Making a Reusable Rocket | Rise of the Rockets
Generating the Force to Propel Rockets | Rise of the Rockets
NOVA | Newton's Third Law of Motion

11am — Tuesday, May 19
Breakthrough: Ideas that Changed the World (Science)
Episode: The Smartphone (pt 6/6)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Inside Science | Turn your Smartphone into a Science Lab
Gross Science | See Microbes with This DIY Phone Microscope
Science Spotlight: How Your Smartphone Knows Where You Are | Engineering is

11am — Wednesday, May 20
Food - Delicious Science (Science)
Episode: Food on the Brain (pt 1/3)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
In Defense of Food
Food Miles
Collection: PBS Food

11am — Thursday, May 21
Food - Delicious Science (Science)
Episode: A Matter of Taste (pt 2/3)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Science of Taste | QUEST
Gross Science | What Lives in Cheese?
The Botany of Desire | Sweetness: The Taste of Apples

11am — Friday, May 22
Food - Delicious Science (Science)
Episode: We Are What We Eat (pt 3/3)
The world is full of different cuisines and thousands of different meals. Yet when they’re reduced to their essence, there are actually just a handful of ingredients that our bodies absolutely need from our food to survive. These essential molecules come in a series of familiar sounding groups - carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins and minerals - but Michael and James discover plenty of surprises as they seek to understand exactly why each class of molecule is so important for the way our bodies work.

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Health
Biological Molecules - You Are What You Eat | Crash Course Biology
Interactive: DNA Workshop

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

1pm — Monday, May 18
Get the Math (Math)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Math in Special Effects
Math in Fashion
Careers in Video Game Development

1:30pm — Monday, May 18
Get the Math 2 (Math)
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Math in Restaurants
Physics of Basketball
Collection: Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

1pm — Tuesday, May 19
Wild Weather (Science)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Clouds and Weather
Reconstructing a Storm Interactive
Severe Storms

1pm — Wednesday, May 20
American Experience (U.S. History)
Episode: Mr. Tornado
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Rate Tornado Damage
Writing Prompts: Tornado
How Drones Could Help Predict Tornadoes | PBS NewsHour

1pm — Friday, May 22
American Experience (U.S. History)
Episode: Polio Crusade
In the summer of 1950 Wytheville, VA realized the nation's worst medical fears. An outbreak of Infantile Paralysis, commonly known as Polio, swept through a small town of 5,500 in which 40 percent of residents had not yet reached their eighteenth birthday. Highly contagious, just in time for summer vacation, the devastating neurodegenerative disease had chosen its next target.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Polio Crusade - Photo Gallery: The Polio Crusade
Polio Outbreak in Syria
Teaching Guide: Exploring the Polio Epidemic and Vaccine

2pm —Monday, May 18
Masterpiece (British Literature)
Howard's End (pt 3/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Literature Circles | Conversations in Literature
Hamlet | Conversations in Literature
Lesson Builder | Conversations in Literature

2pm — Tuesday, May 19
Masterpiece (British Literature)
Howard's End (pt 4/4)
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Literature Circles | Conversations in Literature
Hamlet | Conversations in Literature
Lesson Builder | Conversations in Literature

2pm — Wednesday, May 20
Masterpiece (American Literature)
Little Women (pt 1/3)
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An Iconic Character | Little Women
Teaching Guide: Exploring Little Women
Defying Convention | Little Women

2pm — Thursday, May 21
Masterpiece (American Literature)
Little Women (pt 2/3)
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An Iconic Character | Little Women
Teaching Guide: Exploring Little Women
Defying Convention | Little Women

2pm — Friday, May 22
Masterpiece (American Literature)
Little Women (pt 3/3)
A year has passed and there are new additions to the March family – but there is worry all around as Beth’s health and spirits flag. Amy is chosen over Jo to accompany Aunt Carroll’s daughter on a tour of Europe. A distraught Jo flees to New York to pursue her career, where she meets the kind Professor Bhaer. But devastating news from home cuts her adventure short. As their paths cross in Europe, Amy and Laurie’s friendship develops into something more. The family reunites upon Amy’s return, which is made more joyful by unexpected news and a surprise visitor.

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An Iconic Character | Little Women
Teaching Guide: Exploring Little Women|
Defying Convention | Little Women

3pm — Monday, May 18
The Story Of China with Michael Wood (World History)
Episode: Ancestors, Silk Road & China Ships (pt 1/2)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Where in China is…? | The Story of China
Which Emperor Are You? | The Story of China
Silk Roads and Trade | The Story of China

3pm — Tuesday, May 19
The Story of China with Michael Wood (World History)
Episode: The Last Empire, The Age of Revolution
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Know Your Dynasties | The Story of China
Influence of Buddhism (Cultural Diffusion) | The Story of China
Inventions and Science: Movable Type | The Story of China

3pm — Wednesday, May 20
American Masters (American Literature)
Episode: Louisa May Alcott
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Louisa May Alcott | Transcendentalism
Louisa May Alcott | The Civil War
Becoming a Writer | Little Women

4:30pm — Wednesday, May 20
Orchard House: Home of Little Women
(American Literature)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
An Iconic Character | Little Women
Detective Techniques: Preservation | History Detectives
Art to Preserve Culture and History: Makaćhèga

3pm — Thursday, May 21
Korea: The Never-Ending War (World History)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The Korean War
The Lowdown | How Did North Korea Get Like This? A Brief History Lesson Plan
U.S-North Korea Summit Study Guide | PBS NewsHour

3pm — Friday, May 22
Secrets of the Dead (World History)
Episode: Teotihuacan's Lost Kings
Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

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The Teotihuacan Fire Ceremony | Native America
The Sun Ceremonies of Teotihuacan | Native America: Cities in the Sky
The Sun Ceremony | Dance Arts Toolkit

5pm — Monday, May 18
Native America (U.S. History)
Episode: From Caves to Cosmos (pt 1/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Relativity and the Cosmos
Cave Formation: Kane Cave
How Caves Form

5pm — Tuesday, May 19
Native America (U.S. History)
Episode: Nature to Nations (pt 2/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: Native America in the Classroom
A Gift of Corn to the Choctaw | Native America
The Healing Totem

5pm — Wednesday, May 20
Native America (World History)
Episode: Cities of the Sky (pt 3/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Jungle Canopy Research
Battles of the War: Entrance into the City of Mexico | US-Mexican War
Lesson Overview | Nature: It's a Jungle Out There: How Species Survive in the Jungle

5pm — Thursday, May 21
Native America (World History)
Episode: New World Rising (pt 4/4)
Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Prosecuting Genocide | The Trial of Ratko Mladić
Primary Source Set: The Wounded Knee Massacre
Teaching Guide: Exploring the Wounded Knee Massacre

4pm — Friday, May 22
Latino Americans (U.S. History)
Episode: War & Peace (pt 3/6)
World War II is a watershed event for Latino Americans with hundreds of thousands of men and women serving in the armed forces, most fighting side by side with Anglos. But on the home front, discrimination is not dead: in 1943, Anglo servicemen battle hip young "Zoot suitors" in racially charged riots in southern California.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
Collection: Latino Americans
Teaching and Learning About "Latino Americans"
It Was My Duty to Serve | On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam

5pm — Friday, May 22
Latino Americans (U.S. History)
Episode: The New Latinos (pt 4/6)
Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic that stretches from the post-World War II years into the early 1960s as the new arrivals seek economic opportunities.

Related Resources: PBS LearningMedia
The New Americans | Lesson Plan: Latinos in America
Latinos at the Ballot Box
Government and Public Responses to Immigration | Teaching with Primary Sources