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How Big is the Solar System? | It's Okay to be Smart

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It's Okay to be Smart takes a trip to one of Austin's famous moontowers so we can see the enormity of our solar system.

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Life Beyond the Solar System

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Astrobiology presents young thinkers with intriguing questions about the universe, like, is there life beyond Earth?

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The Odds of Finding Life and Love | It's Okay to be Smart

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What can a nuclear physicist and a search for aliens teach us about finding love – and math?

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Many Ways to Make a Whole | Everyday Learning

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As children become aware of their own wants and needs and that of others, they develop an idea of fairness.

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Resources to Honor the Life of Poet Maya Angelou

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On May 28, 2014, Renaissance woman and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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Using Oral History to Understand Segregation

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Why is oral history important to remembering and learning from the past? How can hearing the stories of individuals help us better understand the experience and effects of segregation?

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Colonial Williamsburg | Electronic Field Trips 2015 - 2016

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Watch October 2015 - April 2016 at 10am on WMHT TV | The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is proud to announce its next generation of Electronic Field Trip programming!

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Bee Detective: Discover the Culprit Behind Declining Bee Populations

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Since bees provide vital benefits to people, including crop pollination, and products such as honey and beeswax, the loss of bee colonies through colony collapse disorder (CCD) is a serious concern.

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A Vanishing Island | Global Oneness Project

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Climate change drastically impacts coastal areas, the effects of which include rising sea levels, stronger storms, and coastal erosion.

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Creative Kids

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Children love to create. That's a good thing too, because creative kids can reap enormous benefits. From exploring textures to building models in 3-D, find out what your child's creative abilities might be.  Creative Kids.