African American History

Dig deeper into the history of African Americans with a close analysis of artifacts from three eras: the Civil War, World War I, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.

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All About the Holidays

Did you know that the Chinese New Year is coming up on Monday? Get to know the origins behind this holiday and see how families prepare to celebrate. 

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Daily News Story

Follow the presidential candidates as they head to New Hampshire for the first primary.

Puzzle Builder

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PBS LearningMedia: NET Edition

  • Groundwater Beneath the Surface

    This lighthearted animation takes us beneath the surface to see groundwater in action. Watch anthropomorphized drops of groundwater travel through this system. A smiling character with a shovel digs us down to the water table, allowing us to flow through the water cycle and thus making the process much easier to understand.

    Grades 6-8

  • The Cost of Water!

    This slideshow visually compares the costs of bottled water to tap water. The up-front bottle costs run high, but the post-costs to the environment are even more expensive.

    Grades 6-8

  • What is an Aquifer?

    Aquifers are bodies of saturated rock and sediment through which water can move, and they provide 99% of our groundwater. Humans rely on aquifers for most of our drinking water. However, we are not only depleting this supply but are its biggest polluters as well. This infographic provides facts and illustrations to explain the process.

    Grades 6-8

  • The Groundwater Term Game

    This Groundwater Game tests your knowledge of major terms used to describe parts of the aquifer systems, from groundwater to permeability to saturated zone. Drag and drop the correct term into a sentence to make it accurate and to match the illustration. Can you score 12 out of 12?

    Grades 6-8

  • Antarctica Today

    Take a trip to Earth’s freezer – the coldest, windiest, driest, place on Earth. How long has Antarctica been like it is today? That’s what polar researchers want to find out. Meet ANDRILL, the Antarctic drilling team in this video.

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