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Assignment Iowa Comes to the Classroom

From growing up on a farm in rural Iowa to becoming the father of American Gothic and founder of the Colony , as well as a faculty member at the University of Iowa, it is without a doubt that Iowa’s...

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Celebrate Memorial Day with Iowa PBS

Are you a history teacher looking for a way to add Iowa stories to national events like the Vietnam War, World War II or even the Civil War? Iowa PBS has created a place where you can find the...

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Any Time is Learning Time With WORLD At-Home Learning and Discussion Guides

Any time can be learning time when you are watching Iowa PBS! A daily, 5-hour At-Home Learning Service is available on Iowa PBS WORLD .3 for students in grades 6-12 statewide. Between 11 a.m. and 4 p...

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Celebrate Earth Day With Iowa PBS

It’s big, it’s blue, and it’s the only one we have. According to scientists, the Earth is estimated to be 4.54 billion years old, plus or minus about 50 million years , and with a little bit of luck...

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Visual and Performing Art of Iowa

Tired of being cooped up after a long Iowa winter? Wish you could play in a pond like a duck? Come on an adventure with Peter and learn all about the musical instruments of the symphony as you watch...

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March is Iowa History Month!

This March marks the third annual Iowa History Month! Celebrate and learn more about Iowa history by exploring these great classroom resources from

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Black Iowans Who Influenced the World

As a teacher, have you ever had to answer a question like this from one of your students: “I’m from Iowa, what can I do about injustices in the world? What can I do to level the playing field?” Well...

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Creating the Next Generation of Citizen Scientists

One of the keys to preserving Iowa’s limited natural resources is to help students understand the balance between the limitless needs of humanity and the stark reality of the Earth’s finite resources...

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Resources to Support Students with Disabilities

Did you know that the Americans with Disabilities Act signed into law in July of 1990 turned 30 years old in 2020? Signed into law on July 26, 1990, former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin was one of the...

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Investigate the Science and History of Iowa with FIND Iowa!

Iowa is an interesting place with many unique scientific and historical stories waiting to be discovered.