In this integrated, seventh-grade biology unit, students learn about the concepts of active and passive transport in cells. In the first half of the unit, students conduct labs and a series of thought experiments to deeply understand diffusion, homeostasis, and osmosis. In the second half of the unit, students apply their knowledge of active and passive transport to design a solution to the real-world question, “How can we solve the potable water crisis in Puerto Rico?” Then, students work together to create a biofuels company. Finally, students take on the role of a medical counselor and work to understand and accurately explain cell diseases.
We all want to protect Mother Nature by recycling, but it's important to recycle correctly. In this episode of Things Explained, we explore commonly accepted items for curbside recycled and items that usually end up in the landfill. We also share ways you can help reduce and reuse to cut back on pollution!
Art School is a KQED web video series that introduces contemporary artists who discuss their careers and intentions, then demonstrate hands-on techniques or concepts.
This documentary-style concert highlights three emerging composers who call Atlanta their hometown. Elise Arancio, Viet Cuong, and Joel Thompson share insights with conductor Jerry Hou as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra...
This Atlanta Symphony Orchestra collection offers interactive lessons and ASO masterclasses. Learn about different sounds and instruments, how to prepare for an audition, and more!
Explore the sights and sounds of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with these virtual reality/360 videos.
In our season finale, Kevin Hines, the most well-known suicide prevention speaker in the world, shares his story of darkness to light. In this episode, we learn about advocacy, affirmations, peer-to-peer support, and how adults can easily help youth through mental health challenges by actively listening. Musical Guest is CLOUDLAND.
Produced by PBS Digital Studios, the Beat Making Lab travels all around the world sharing their love of electronic music with aspiring artists from developing countries, using this emerging new...
Game-based learning is a tried-and-true educational approach, made more effective by the growing availability of interactive digital content. In this workshop, participants will become familiar with virtual and game-based learning resources created by GPB Education and distributed through our streaming partnership with PBS LearningMedia. Explore ideas for how virtual and game-based approaches can pair meaningful learning activities with appropriate assessment challenges, and enable students to enthusiastically engage in mastering knowledge and skills that are relevant to real-world experiences.
Participants will become familiar with the active-learning U.S history resources created by GPB Education while modeling ideas for how virtual reality and game-based learning can pair engaging activities with appropriate assessment challenges and enable students to master knowledge and literacy skills that are relevant to real-world experiences.
Beyond the Front Page 2.0 is a multimedia journalism collection designed for both teachers and students in grades 6 through 12.
This writing unit explores the history of the Holocaust and how it relates to modern-day bullying. Students examine poems, literature and other text to enhance their knowledge of the Holocaust while strengthening their understanding of tone, mood, allegory, diction, point of view, and theme. Then, students write an informative essay on their literary understanding within the context of the Holocaust and its connection to bullying. The unit concludes with students using their writing to create a public service announcement.
Young professionals tell us about their jobs and take us behind the scenes to show us what they do every day. Learn about in-demand jobs, and what it takes to...
Education at GPB | Invites you to accompany | Our professional learning reverie | On poetry and symmetry | Both Rhyme and Reason | ‘Tis the season | For Math Poetry Month! Join us for an exploration of free PBS LearningMedia resources that pair poems and patterns for unique ways to inspire mathematically creative thinking in your students!
Explore the Council House, where government officials with the Cherokee Nation once gathered.
Members of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation met in this building located in New Echota, which is now present-day Georgia.