David Foster Wallace on Ambition | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios
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David Foster Wallace on Ambition | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

"If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything." - David Foster Wallace ...
Grades 6-13+
How Science Defines A Year | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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How Science Defines A Year | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS ...

Join Joe Hanson, host of It's Okay To Be Smart, as he explores different ...
Grades 6-13+
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Ghosts of Evolution | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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Ghosts of Evolution | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios

Every fall, in cities like New York, the smell of vomit fills the crisp air ...
Grades 6-13+
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1960 Signed Mercury 7 Photograph & Paperwork
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1960 Signed Mercury 7 Photograph & Paperwork

Collectibles appraiser Philip Weiss examines an autographed photograph of the original Mercury 7 astronauts in this video produced for ANTIQUES ...
Grades 8-12
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Spanish Suite
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Spanish Suite

Listen as Grammy award-winning virtuoso pianist Chick Corea, Metropolitan opera star and YoungArts alumnus Eric Owens, trumpeter Terence Blanchard, and Frost School of Music‘s acclaimed Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra ...
Grades K-13+
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The Intersection of Classical and Jazz
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The Intersection of Classical and Jazz

Three virtuosos—Shelly Berg, Eric Owens, Terence Blanchard—who have spent their entire careers dabbling in all forms of music ...
Grades K-13+
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Do Vape Pens Trick Teens?
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Do Vape Pens Trick Teens?

Between 2011 - 2012, the use of e-cigarettes amongst 6th - 12th graders more than doubled. Youth Radio looks at the new trend of “vaping,” and why it’s popular among young ...
Grades 6-13+
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Lack of Security Adds to Central African Republic Crisis
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Lack of Security Adds to Central African Republic Crisis

This Daily News Story from PBS NewsHour Extra was created on December 5th, 2013. Twelve ...
Grades 9-13+
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It Takes Courage to be Weak
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It Takes Courage to be Weak

In this lesson, students begin by analyzing quotations about activism and social change, and rewriting them in their own words ...
Grades 9-12
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Career Spotlight: Kite Designer
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Career Spotlight: Kite Designer

Damon Vander Lind is a kite designer for Makani Power, a wind power generation company owned by Google. After receiving ...
Grades 6-13+
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QUEST
Defiant Putin Declares Crimea Has Always Been Part of Russia
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Defiant Putin Declares Crimea Has Always Been Part of Russia

Russian president Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia with a stroke of ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Text Complexity Grade 9-12
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Text Complexity Grade 9-12

Text complexity is a significant part of college- and career-ready expectations. In this lesson teachers will explore the three instructional ...
Grades 9-13+
Rose Mapendo Tells Her Story | Pushing the Elephant Film Module
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Rose Mapendo Tells Her Story | Pushing the Elephant Film Module

In this film module, Rose Mapendo speaks about her family’s severe hardships during war ...
Grades 9-13+
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Explore Your Inner Animals | Your Inner Fish
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Explore Your Inner Animals | Your Inner Fish

Dive inside the human body with this interactive experience from Your Inner Fish, and discover how our bodies hold the ...
Grades 6-12
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Map of the United Kingdom
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Map of the United Kingdom

Map of the United Kingdom with major cities highlighted from The World Factbook
Grades K-13+
Preview | The Address
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Preview | The Address

THE ADDRESS is a 90-minute, feature length documentary on this extraordinary school and its efforts to memorize and memorialize the Gettysburg Address. The film interweaves this contemporary story with the ...
Grades 7-12
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Ken Burns
Lesson Guide | The Address
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Lesson Guide | The Address

This lesson presents activities that help students gain a deeper understanding of the rich concepts and meaning in the Gettysburg ...
Grades 7-13+
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Ken Burns
Evolution of Ears | Your Inner Fish
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Evolution of Ears | Your Inner Fish

This tiny animal is a Hadrocodium; a window into the evolution of our modern ears. Some time between our reptile ...
Grades 6-12
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Your Inner Fish
The Missing Link: Ardipithecus | Your Inner Fish
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The Missing Link: Ardipithecus | Your Inner Fish

Anthropologists have used the skeletal remains of our ancestors to fill in the missing gaps between modern humans and chimpanzees ...
Grades 6-13+
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Department of Education Finds Pattern of Inequality by Race in Public Schools
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Department of Education Finds Pattern of Inequality by Race in Public Schools

The Department of Education published a report that shows sweeping patterns of disparity by race ...
Grades 7-12
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A Handy Gift from Ancient Primates | Your Inner Fish
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A Handy Gift from Ancient Primates | Your Inner Fish

The history of early primate evolution can tell us amazing detail about the function of ...
Grades 6-12
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