We’re in Augusta to learn about careers in the medical field with a visit to Augusta University! Up first we meet a doctor specializing in wilderness medicine who was actually the first person in his family to go to college. Very inspirational! But if those years of medical school sound daunting to you, we also learn about being an athletic trainer, the field of nuclear medicine technology, and the artistic career of medical illustration.
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.
Join host Vanessa Hill as she talks psychology, neuroscience, and why we act the way we do. Look closely at case-studies from some of the greatest medical breakthroughs in the...
We travel to Pine Mountain to spin the Fast Forward “Wheel of Information,” where we get all the news on Callaway Gardens and how it came to be. Thanks to the experts, including the manager of the Day Butterfly Center, we get a peek into the fields of zoology and entomology and learn more about butterflies than we ever thought possible. Please take our word for it. Some of it is frass-related. We warned you!
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...
This is "technically" where the Fast Forward series begins—at a career fair in Dalton. Starting with an overview of Georgia-based STEM careers and companies, we include a look at Shaw Industries and its work with green technologies. Teachable Moments explore the different states of matter, discuss the energy required to convert solids into liquids and gases, and define terms like specific heat capacity, heat of fusion, heat of vaporization, and more.
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!
Located in Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is probably the most recognized health institution in the world. It’s also one of Georgia’s biggest employers! Along with Teachable Moments about the CDC’s history, and definitions of epidemiology, mutation, and antibiotic resistance, we also learn that you don’t need a doctorate in biology to work here.
Chemistry Matters is a digital series from Georgia Public Broadcasting. The series covers chemistry concepts with 12 units of study divided into segments.
Chemistry: A Study of Matter is a series teaching high school chemistry.
Using archival news footage, primary sources, and interview segments originally filmed for Eyes on the Prize, but not included in the final broadcast, this collection captures the voices, images...
Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than just a little competition. During our visit with the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm, we start things off by listing the best ways to eat blueberries and we finish with a few surprises. For example, Cogdell Berry Farm uses laser beams to help sort their blueberries. And this is the type of technology that’s made Georgia one of the most productive blueberry states in the country. We’re only sorry you can’t taste this video. These blueberries are delicious!
Anyone watching the news knows healthcare is an ever-growing industry. So we head down to Macon to visit one of the area’s largest employers: Coliseum Health System, where we learn that you don’t have to be a doctor to be one of their 1,300+ employees! In fact, sometimes a high school education and a certificate or two are all you need to find a great job. On a different "note," we have a sing-along, hear an extremely moving story, and enjoy one of our weirdest Teachable Moments ever!