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The U.S. and Cuba have maintained a tense relationship for over 50 years. Now, they're ready to re-establish diplomatic relations. What was the impetus behind this major policy shift?

All About the Holidays

Have you ever wondered why we light candles, decorate trees, and give each other gifts around the holidays? You may be surprised by the origins of these familiar traditions.

Innovator Spotlight: Adam Babcock

Adam is a technology integration specialist in South Carolina and a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator. His published writings focus on edtech leadership and classroom technology integration. Get to know Adam and the class of 2014!

PBS Is Looking for America's Most Innovative Educators

Apply to the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for a chance to receive one year of FREE PD and a trip to PA!

Productivity Tools + More

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  • 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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