April Showers

This month we are highlighting the PBS program American Experience and the associated PBS LearningMedia resources for additional teaching and learning opportunities.


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April marks the 100th anniversary of the US entry into World War I. On April 10, PBS will debut the documentary “The Great War” which explores how WWI forever changed the nation and the world.

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Also, in recognition of Earth Day, April 22, 2017, watch Rachel Carson | American Experience.

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Explore the first Earth Day and the history of the environmental movement. What factors contributed to greater interest in conservation in the 1960s?

Check out additional resources on PBS LearningMedia for teaching and better understanding the importance of environmental issues.






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About #streamPBS:

Education Content for Teen and Adult Learners

Many of our popular PBS television programs have supplemental education materials that encourage personalized and project-based learning.

Current PBS television programs are usually available for free on air, via streaming video for a limited time, or for an extended time with a paid PBS Passport.

#streamPBS will feature free monthly teen and adult education content based on some of our popular television programs, to help educators create transmedia lessons, for effective learning anywhere, anytime.

See our High School Resources page under the Teachers tab for the complete #streamPBS collection.