PBS SoCaL Education Blog
Digital Resources that Top the Charts
As parents, teachers, and students prepare to head Back to School, PBS SoCaL is pleased to present them with an enormous amount of digital content at no cost through California’s PBS Learning Media. This multimedia resource, containing more than 20,000 digital learning objects (i.e. video segments, lesson plans, images, and interactives), is the best content from PBS and other partners ready to engage the 21st century learner.
To get you started with this amazing resource, PBS SoCaL Education has created our “PBS LearningMedia Favorites List”. See if something below sparks your interest or could be shared in your classroom this school year.
How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? You'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster.
Learn and practice Spanish, including vocabulary for playground equipment and numbers, with the Oh Noah! “Down the Drain” webisode, related games, and lesson plan.
Discover what NASA missions have found out about the planets and other objects in our solar system.
The "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" lesson plan and related videos provide an informative overview of food and nutrition topics and emphasize a positive change in the current state of childhood nutrition by promoting a balanced food pyramid.
This set of media-rich lessons helps students reinforce literacy skills as they explore topics in history, science, mathematics, and English language arts.