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Classroom Resources To Support Premiere Of GENIUS By Stephen Hawking

A new six-part science series, GENIUS by Stephen Hawking, will air on GPB Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. starting May 18 and continuing through June 1. Commissioned by PBS with National Geographic as its...

May 16, 2016

Explore The Life And Legacy Of Jackie Robinson

“Jackie Robinson was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jackie Robinson, the two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah...

April 7, 2016

Take the Survey: Chemistry and Physics Update Survey

Without question, one of the single most popular and widely-used classroom resources GPB has ever produced are the video lessons in Chemistry and Physics. Year-round, it’s one of the most highly...

September 23, 2014

Scientists Discover a New Element

A new, “super-heavy” element has been discovered. To be fair, it was first proposed in 2004 by Russian scientists. Taken up anew by a team of scientists in Sweden, the element has been confirmed....

August 28, 2013

Six Flags Over GPB

Here’s a riddle: How many flags does it take to get Fast Forward's attention? Trick question. We’re always paying attention. (I would have also accepted six.) In case you haven’t guessed from that...

July 12, 2013

NOVA's Hunting the Elements

Helping students understand what the elements are exactly can be complicated as it isn’t very feasible to show students what they are in your classroom. That was true until NOVA’s newest episode...

March 27, 2012