PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection

This collection provides a selection of 300 resources from PBS Learning Media, selected because they support the represent approaches to using digital media to support the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects, the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, or the approaches to science education detailed in the Framework for K-12 Science Education.

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Module 1: Preparing To Teach Proportional Reasoning
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This teaching module introduces proportional reasoning in the classroom and its place ...

This teaching module introduces proportional reasoning in the classroom and its place in the Common Core Mathematics Standards, the related teacher resources available at the Scale City website, and what students should know and be able to do to understand proportional reasoning. Module 1 of Using Scale City to Teach Proportional Reasoning.

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Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
KET
Using the 3Rs to Help the Environment
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students examine our growing ...

In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students examine our growing waste problem and learn about strategies we can use to lessen the strain on our landfills and Earth's natural resources: reduce, reuse, recycle.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Acids and Bases: Kitchen Chemistry
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In this interactive activity from the ZOOM Web site, search for chemistry ...

In this interactive activity from the ZOOM Web site, search for chemistry clues and experiment with acids and bases in a virtual kitchen.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Adopting Sustainable Food Practices
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Hear about how respect for Earth can help us attain a more ...

Hear about how respect for Earth can help us attain a more sustainable lifestyle in the face of climate change in this video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Air Quality Index
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In this interactive activity adapted from Air Quality Index: A Guide to ...

In this interactive activity adapted from Air Quality Index: A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health by the U.S. EPA, learn about common pollutants in the air we breathe, their health effects, and how their levels are reported.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NIEHS
WGBH Educational Foundation
Alaska Native Pilots
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In this video adapted from Storyknife Productions, Alaska Native pilots share how ...

In this video adapted from Storyknife Productions, Alaska Native pilots share how they use traditional knowledge to read the landscape and predict the weather.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Alaska Native Teens Help Researchers
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In this video adapted from KUAC-TV and the Geophysical Institute at the ...

In this video adapted from KUAC-TV and the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska Native students contribute to research on how their environment is changing as a result of global warming.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Alaska Tsunami
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In this video adapted from Alaska Sea Grant, discover why multiple tsunamis ...

In this video adapted from Alaska Sea Grant, discover why multiple tsunamis resulted from the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Analyzing an Ecosystem
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In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta, identify the ...

In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta, identify the living and nonliving things in an ecosystem. Then look further at the living things to identify the producers, the consumers, and examples of mimicry.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
The Angle on Pool
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Find out how angles and symmetry come into play in the game ...

Find out how angles and symmetry come into play in the game of pool in this video adapted from Annenberg Learner’s Learning Math: Measurement.

Subject:
Life Science
Mathematics
Geometry
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WGBH Educational Foundation
Animal and Plant Cell
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Think you can tell a yam from a yak? Examine these still ...

Think you can tell a yam from a yak? Examine these still images of typical plant and animal cells from Biology by Kenneth R. Miller and Joseph Levine. What similarities and differences can you find?

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Animal Classification Game
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Learn about classes of animals and test your ability to identify animals ...

Learn about classes of animals and test your ability to identify animals as mammals, birds, reptiles and more in this interactive activity adapted from Sheppard Software.

Subject:
Life Science
Geoscience
Material Type:
Game
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Antarctic Food Web Game
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In this interactive game adapted from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, ...

In this interactive game adapted from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, build a food web that illustrates the flow of energy in an Antarctic ecosystem and the relationships between predators and prey.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Arctic Tundra
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This video segment from Wild Europe: "Wild Arctic" explores the struggle for ...

This video segment from Wild Europe: "Wild Arctic" explores the struggle for survival in one of Earth's most extreme environments.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Ask an Engineer
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Explore some of the wonders of modern engineering in this video from ...

Explore some of the wonders of modern engineering in this video from the Sciencenter in Ithaca, New York. Hear a diverse selection of engineers explain how things work.

Subject:
Engineering
Computing and Information
Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Teachers' Domain
Author:
Argosy Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation