The Nuclear Age

Check out resources from PBS' The Bomb to hear firsthand accounts from the men and women who witnessed the birth of the atomic age.

Summer Vacation

Summer is a great time to relax, play, and explore your community - but it wasn't always that way! Learn about the history of this season and see how kids around the globe spend their ...

A Radioactive Earth

Explore new content from the PBS program Uranium and delve into the mysteries of one of the Earth’s most controversial elements.

Daily News Story

The ongoing migrant crisis in the Mediterranean is now forcing Tunisian fishermen to get involved as they come upon stranded rafts full of refugees. Hear their story.

Teaching in the Digital Age

How are educators using digital media and technology in today's classrooms? See what they have to say.

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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