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April 3, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Discover the World of Science

Plant little nuggets of knowledge into your students.

Nature Nuggets are minute-long videos that bring science and animals from PBS’s award-winning series NATURE to early childhood classrooms. Use the support materials below to create active science and language learning opportunities for your students. Explore Resources


Recommended Resources

The Ruff Ruffman Show: Science Collection
Grades: K-2

Ruff, along with his trusty assistants Blossom the cat and Chet the mouse, answers questions from kids, takes on challenges, and learns the value of failure—all while modeling science inquiry skills and learning about core science concepts. Discover More


K-2 Earth Science
Grades: K-2

These Instructional Modules provide teachers with high-quality, supplemental digital media resources for teaching about Earth’s systems—from weather phenomena to the development of land and water features. Discover More


Grades: 2-5

Each hands-on Science-U experiment includes an overview video, a student handout, materials list, and a teacher's guide. Engage your students today with these fun scientific activities! Discover More


Professional Development

Teaching Animal Adaptations in the Inquiry-Based Classroom
Grades: K-2 | Hours: 15

Imagine finding yourself engaged in peer conversations and planning around teaching Animal Adaptations to your students! This facilitated course will give you the opportunity to examine best practice in science instruction - from evidence-based descriptions, to excellent digital resources, and more! Explore Course


Teaching Energy and Motion in the Inquiry-Based Classroom
Grades: K-2 | Hours: 15

At a time when educators are being asked to re-examine their current approaches to science instruction, this course comes as a gift and a mini-laboratory in which to do just that! This course will give you a clear picture of what inquiry-based learning can look like around the NGSS Primary grade standards for Energy and Motion. Explore Course



Take 20% off Full-Price April and June Professional Development Courses

Learning is social! Explore an online professional development course that provides the opportunity to share, learn, and collaborate with your peers. Take 20% off PBS TeacherLine’s April and June full-priced courses when you enroll with code LEARNWITHPBS. Explore Courses


New From the PBS Teacher’s Blog

Bringing Mister Rogers Lessons of Acceptance into the Classroom

When I was six years old, I wanted to actually live in Mister Rogers’ neighborhood. During the opening of each show, I would stand in front of the TV and scan the neighborhood looking for a ‘For Sale’ sign. Now, 40 years later, I am a teacher. My goal as an early childhood educator is to instill in my students the same excitement for learning and social, emotional learning that Mister Rogers gave me. Read More


Ruff Ruffman Helps Kids Discover Science in Their Everyday Life

Our day-to-day lives depend on a variety of materials to help us -- from waterproof raincoats to the plastic bag we carry our groceries in -- and the relevance and ubiquity of these materials makes them an easy and inspiring source for everyday science learning. That’s the motivation behind a new app from PBS KIDS called Photo Stuff with Ruff (available on Android and iOS mobile devices). Read More


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