End of Track: Impact of Transcontinental Railroad in Wyoming, Building a Capitol
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End of Track: Impact of Transcontinental Railroad in Wyoming, Building a Capitol

Students will identify and discuss the impacts of the first transcontinental Railroad line in Wyoming ...
Grades 6-12
Voting Rights | The March @50; Episode 2
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Voting Rights | The March @50; Episode 2

The Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder shook the Voting Rights Act to the core. Shukree sits down ...
Grades 6-12
Lavish Leather | Bentley: Chapter 3
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Lavish Leather | Bentley: Chapter 3

This chapter of Raw to Ready: Bentley highlights the lavish leather upolstry of the Bentley Mulsanne. What began as neanderthals ...
Grades 6-12
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Raw to Ready
Prehistoric Pigment | Bentley: Chapter 6
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Prehistoric Pigment | Bentley: Chapter 6

This chapter of Raw to Ready: Bentley highlights the pristine paint job of the Bentley Mulsanne. Its main ingredient, pigment ...
Grades 6-12
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Raw to Ready
Strength of Silica | Bombardier: Chapter 3
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Strength of Silica | Bombardier: Chapter 3

In 5000 B.C. the crew of a Phoenician cargo ship hauling a natural sodium carbonate used for cleaning called ...
Grades 6-12
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Raw to Ready
Coal-Strengthened Iron | Komatsu: Chapter 2
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Coal-Strengthened Iron | Komatsu: Chapter 2

This chapter of Raw to Ready: Komatsu highlights how the shortage of wood charcoal used to strengthen iron leads Abraham ...
Grades 6-12
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Raw to Ready
Assembly of an earth mover | Komatsu: Chapter 7
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Assembly of an earth mover | Komatsu: Chapter 7

This chapter of Raw to Ready: Komatsu highlights how all the elements come together to create the 930-E. Inside the ...
Grades 6-12
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Raw to Ready
Amazing Animal Superpowers | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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Amazing Animal Superpowers | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios

Evolution has come up with some pretty amazing ways to get things done when it ...
Grades 9-13+
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PBS Digital Studios
Western Culture Influencing China’s Youth
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Western Culture Influencing China’s Youth

From clothes to coffee, to food and movies, Western culture is big and getting bigger in China. However, the Chinese ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Chinese Artist Creates New Terra-Cotta Army
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Chinese Artist Creates New Terra-Cotta Army

In the 1970s, Chinese farmers discovered hundreds of warrior statues made of terra cotta in an ancient burial chamber that ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Lao-tzu (c. 604-531 BC) riding his ox, Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
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Lao-tzu (c. 604-531 BC) riding his ox, Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).  Medium: ink and watercolour on silk. Provenance: on silk), Chinese School ...
Grades 5-13+
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Group of monks and Buddha, from the Shikshin Monastery, Karashar, 9th-10th century (fragment of a painting)
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Group of monks and Buddha, from the Shikshin Monastery, Karashar, 9th-10th century ...

Xingjang. Xinjiang Culture of eastern Turkestan Medium: painting on silk. Provenance: Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia ...
Grades 5-13+
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Fidel Castro: the Lost Interview | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios
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Fidel Castro: the Lost Interview | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

"If this Revolution falls, what we will have here in Cuba is a hell. Hell ...
Grades 6-13+
Mistrial in Murder of Black Florida Teen Revives Debate on Race and Self-Defense
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Mistrial in Murder of Black Florida Teen Revives Debate on Race and ...

This weekend, a Florida jury convicted 47-year-old Jacksonville software developer Michael Dunn on three counts ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Why Do We Cook? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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Why Do We Cook? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital ...

Holidays are celebrated in many ways, but chances are they involve eating, and eating a ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS Digital Studios
Exoplanets: Are There Other Earths? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios
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Exoplanets: Are There Other Earths? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS ...

We live in one of a hundred billion of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS Digital Studios
Bienvenue! An Inside Look at the State Dinner with France & U.S. Diplomacy Initiatives
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Bienvenue! An Inside Look at the State Dinner with France & U.S ...

Have you ever wondered what happens at a White House state dinner? Join PBS LearningMedia ...
Grades 6-12
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PBS LearningMedia
Using Music for Memorization
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Using Music for Memorization

Learn from ten-time Grammy award winner Bobby McFerrin how music has helped him remember words, events and important moments in ...
Grades K-13+
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Jazz and the Philharmonic
Measuring Variability Through Tracking Wildfires
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Measuring Variability Through Tracking Wildfires

In this interactive, learn about wildfires in the western U.S. using an interactive map profiling active fires and graphs ...
Grades 6,9-12
Vast Inequality in Arts Education Exists Across N.C. Elementary Schools
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Vast Inequality in Arts Education Exists Across N.C. Elementary Schools

Use this PBS NewsHour video report to help students understand the importance of arts education ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
How Coral Grows
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How Coral Grows

How does coral grow? Set out on an underwater adventure to the scene below the waves around Andros Island — one of the largest barrier reefs in the world — with DIORAMA ...
Grades 6-13+
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WNET