Science | Pre-K – 3rd Grade | Week of March 16

This week, we explore science with Curious George.

At-Home Learning: PBS SoCal | KCET, in partnership with LAUSD and in collaboration with California PBS stations, are offering broadcast programming with digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum. Below are digital resources you can access to continue learning at home.

Curriculum-Related Programming

At-Home Learning schedules for educational programming airing on KCET, PBS SoCal, and KLCS are updated weeklyView or Download (PDF) this week’s Grade 9-12 Education Programming Schedule.

 

Below, find digital resources you can access to expand your learning at home.

 

Programming Highlights

The “Curious George” episode “George’s Super Subway Adventure/Well Done, George” has the Man with the Yellow Hat and George going to the zoo on a subway. George figures out how to take the train all the way to the zoo, where he patiently waits for his friend to catch up. While in “Well Done, George,” George figures out how to build a well in their front yard and build a pump.

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Activities

Racing Rapids Game | Nature Cat
In this game, players are encouraged to build their own boats and experiment with sails and bases, helping create a speedier watercraft.

“Nature Cat” Racing Rapids Game

Engineer a Rocket Spaceship | Science Crafts for Kids
Build a rocket using paper and string!

Watch this video to learn how to build a rocket ship from simple materials.

Little Bins, Little Hands: Make Your Own Cloud Viewer
Make your very own cloud viewer and take it outside for a fun cloud identification activity. You can even keep a cloud journal!

Lesson Plans

Elmo’s World: Building Things | Sesame Street
In this lesson, we build our STEM skills by learning all about the preparation that goes into building a dog house.

Building Bridges: Teacher Guide | The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

See what makes bridges work!

 

To view or download this week’s educational broadcast schedules for KCET, PBS SoCal and KLCS, visit our At-Home Learning page.

 

At-Home Learning Tips

As students adjust to new learning methods at home, remember that this is also a great opportunity to spend quality time with your child. Here are some tips for parents on balancing their children’s screen time with other fun and educational activities.