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Explore the rich history and the institution of the U.S. Presidency—from George Washington to Barack Obama.
Have you ever stopped to wonder why we wear Halloween costumes, celebrate Thanksgiving in November, or choose valentines in February? These familiar traditions have fascinating and sometimes...
Educators can use America From Scratch (and its discussion guides) to engage the most important issues of the day and to encourage critical thinking and promote civic engagement with their students....
These lesson plans encourage students to explore the contributions to society made by prominent Americans from all walks of life. Each lesson plan includes a short video, as well as a written primary...
Crash Course offers it all in quick-paced, imaginative videos aimed at learners of all ages. Explore the amazing collection here, with new resources and courses added constantly to broaden the...
Georgia teachers have access to free digital content for ALL grades and subject areas. Login is required. Not sure of your DE login? Email education@gpb.org.
Help Savannah and Peaches beat the clock and show off your knowledge of Georgia history with GPB’s history adventure game!
Learn about the rich history of Georgia with videos and educator resources.
The collection includes student and teacher editions of the Georgia Studies digital textbook, over thirty virtual field trips, Georgia Race Through Time adventure game, and Georgia Stories video...
This textbook tells the story of Georgia—its history, culture, and geography—in the context of American history and government. Ten units of study aligned to Georgia Standards. 
The teacher edition of the Georgia Studies digital textbook provides instructional strategies, lesson plans, PDF printable documents, constructed response questions, and more.  
Learn how a bill becomes a law with this fun, animated short film inspired by the true story of how a Georgia fourth grade class proposed the green tree frog become the Georgia State Amphibian. 
An online game designed to help middle and high school students learn, study, and review financial literacy topics while also practicing their budgeting skills. 
GPB’s live explorations bring exciting locations to life via live streaming, stunning footage, field experts, live interactions, and supplemental resources. 
The MOLLY OF DENALI collection offers videos, digital games, lessons, teaching tips, and activities so that educators can utilize the series in the classroom. Set in a rural Alaskan village, and...
On the Campaign Trail is a political web series for Georgia teachers and students hosted by Bill Nigut. Episodes will take viewers on a journey through the political process leading to the 2016...
Every aspect of our daily reality, whether its the words we use, the pop culture we love, the technology that get us through the day, or even the identities we give ourselves, emerge from thousands...
PBS LearningMedia™ is free for Georgia teachers and offers digital content for ALL grades and subjects. 
GPB reporter Stephen Fowler answers questions about what goes on at the Georgia Capitol, like “Who’s in charge of taxpayer money?” or “What’s all the fuss about Georgia...
Ever wonder how a giant ship can float or how buildings are demolished in the middle of a city? We do too! Our series, Things Explained, tackles all kinds of questions with short, easy-to-understand...
PBS Digital Studios and the producers of It’s Okay to Be Smart bring you TWO CENTS, a new weekly series about personal finance for millennials and Gen Z.
GPB is traveling all over Georgia to bring our state's rich history and culture to teachers and students. We are creating virtual, interactive field trips highlighting important Georgia locations...
GPB’s World War II Veterans Oral History Project presents the story of World War II through the personal accounts of men and women from Georgia whose lives were touched by the war. Through letters,...