Spring into STEM

Join Curious George and friends as they explore important STEM concepts like building, measuring, and more!

Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge has arrived! Submit your original healthy lunch recipe now through April 30 for a chance to join the 2015 #KidsStateDinner at the White House! Learn more.

Science + Medicine

See how groundbreaking advances in medicine and technology are impacting lives with this segment from PBS' newest documentary, "Twice Born."

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Explore the story of cancer with classroom resources from Ken Burns' newest documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" which premiered on PBS this week.

Daily News Story

Researchers are exploring ways that robots can assist health care workers in caring for Ebola patients in Africa. Meet the team behind these innovations.

PBS LearningMedia: NET Edition

  • 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

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