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AIM (Arthur Interactive Media) Buddy Program

AIM (Arthur Interactive Media) Buddy Program AIM is a cross-age buddy program designed to promote social, emotional and character development in elementary school students. Instead of traditional...

Wind Energy

NOVA Labs

NOVA Labs is a new digital platform where "citizen scientists" can actively participate in the scientific process. From predicting solar storms and designing renewable energy systems to tracking...

PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour EXTRA

The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live interviews and discussions of domestic and international issues. The PBS NewsHour Extra website is...

Role of Government in Agriculture

What is the Government's Role in Agriculture?

From pork bellies to cow's milk, biofuels to king corn, billions of dollars move through the United States' agricultural marketplace each year. In each step from the farm to the market, there is a...

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PBS LearningMedia: Iowa PBS Collections

Iowa PBS is contributing to PBS LearningMedia to bring you engaging, free resources. Check back to find the latest and greatest we have to offer. Grade Level Collection Description Links PreK-13+...

Alexander Clark

Alexander Clark: An Iowa Civil Rights Pioneer

In the 1860s, shortly after the Civil War, a teenager from Muscatine, Iowa, tried to enroll in the local high school. She was denied admission because she was black. Her father sued and won. When the...

Market to Market Classroom

Entrepreneurship in Agriculture

Many successful business are built on new ideas, new products, new markets and new methods. In an increasingly global and competitive landscape, entrepreneurial skills are as important as ever. Iowa...

Mayim Bialik

Exploring the World of Science and Engineering

Have you ever pondered how NASA ensures what they send into space is really safe for the environment? Erick Ordoñez is a materials engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville,...

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Iowans’ Experiences in Freedom Summer of 1964

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of predominantly white college students answered the call from civil rights leaders to volunteer for the Freedom Summer Project. They participated in voter...

Market to Market Classroom

Science & Technology In Agriculture

Agriculture has a rich tradition of embracing technology to improve crop production, revolutionize how farmers run their business, and change the face of rural communities.