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This is a very different school year than we are all accustomed to and WMHT has resources to help you and your family!

Whether your child has a hybrid, at-home, or in-the-classroom school model for this school year, we have resources, activities, videos, and other learning materials that are free to use for various curriculum topics and grade levels. Watch educational programs on WMHT WORLD and utilize these supplemental materials.

For younger children in PreK-Grade 3: Click here for a PBS KIDS Calendar of Activities for February [PDF]

Find BINGO activities and more for young learners here.

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Week of Monday, February 22, 2021
(All Times Eastern, Check Local Listings)
Monday, February 22, 2021
12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm
Curriculum/Theme:ScienceScience Science Social StudiesSocial Studies
Grade Band: (Grades 6-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 8-12)(Grades 8-12)
Program Title:Food: Delicious Science: Food on the BrainIslands of Wonder: MadagascarNOVA: Pluto and BeyondAmerican Experience: The Vote, Part 1, Episode 1American Experience, The Vote, Part 1, Episode 2
Description:Michael Mosley and James Wong travel the world to discover how the chemistry in our food affects our brains and creates our deepest cravings.The oldest island on Earth, Madagascar has been isolated longer than any other place in the world; consequently, life has evolved in unusual ways, resulting in unique wildlife.Join the mission as the New Horizons spacecraft attempts to fly by NASA's most distant target yet. One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:The Sweet Science of ChocolateEvidence for EvolutionExploring Pluto's Surface | Pluto and BeyondSeneca Falls Convention | The VoteThe Radical Divide in the Women's Suffrage Movement | The Vote
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm
Curriculum/Theme:MathMathScience / ScienceSocial Studies Social Studies
Grade Band: (Grade 6 / Grade 7)(Grade 8 / Algebra 1)(Grades 6-8) / (Grades 6-8)(Grades 8-12)(Grades 8-12)
Program Title:Illustrative Math Grade 6: Unit 6, Lesson 8 / Illustrative Math Grade 7: Unit 5, Lesson 11Illustrative Math Grade 8: Unit 6, Lesson 5 / Illustrative Math Algebra 1: Unit 7, Lesson 5SciGirls: High Tech Tide (2-2:30) / SciGirls: Super Sleuths (2:30-3)American Experience: The Vote, Part 2, Episode 1American Experience: The Vote, Part 2, Episode 2
Description:Equal and Equivalent / Dividing Rational NumbersDescribing Trends in Scatter Plots / How Many Solutions?Florida SciGirls unite with marine biologists to digitally track spotted eagle rays in the Gulf of Mexico. / Emi and friends team up with forensic scientists to solve the mysterious theft of the priceless "Queen of the Forest" ceremonial mask.Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics and reveals how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote.Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics and reveals how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote.
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:Grade 6 video lesson preview / Grade 7 video lesson previewGrade 8 video lesson preview / Algebra 1 lesson previewSciGirls | High Tech Tide : ResearchDivided Tactics in Pursuit of the Nineteenth Amendment | The VoteShe Resisted : Strategies of Suffrage | The Vote
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:SciGirls | Super Sleuths
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm
Curriculum/Theme:ScienceScienceScience Social StudiesSocial Studies
Grade Band: (Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 6-8)(Grades 7-12)(Grades 7-12 / Grades 8-12)
Program Title:Food: Delicious Science: A Matter of TasteIslands of Wonder: BorneoNature Miniseries: Animals with CamerasPOV: The Infiltrators(3-4:30 PM)POV: The Infiltrators(Cont.)/ Stories from the Stage: Suitcase Stories, Part 1 (4:30-5)
Description:Travel the world with Michael Mosley and James Wong to learn about the science that makes our food taste delicious and the powerful effect it has on our tongue and nose.Explore how the harsh landscape of Borneo has led to greater biodiversity than on almost any other island. Astonishing collar-camera footage reveals newborn Kalahari meerkats below ground for the first time, the hunting skills of Magellanic penguins in Argentina, and the treetop progress of an orphaned chimpanzee in Cameroon.Meet two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center. Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers, believe the best place to stop deportations is in detention.Meet two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center. Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers, believe the best place to stop deportations is in detention. / Meet three people who are or who work with immigrants and hear their stories of adjusting to life in America.
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:The Science of Taste | QUESTVirtual Field Trip : Borneo | Nature Works EverywhereEngineering Robotic Cameras to Observe Animals in NatureDACA Dreamers Fear Trump's Immigration Policy | PBS NEWSHOURDACA Dreamers Fear Trump's Immigration Policy | PBS NEWSHOUR
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:Exodus: Refugees in Their Own Words
Thursday, February 25, 2021
12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm
Curriculum/Theme:Math Math Science Social StudiesSocial Studies
Grade Band: (Grade 6 / Grade 7)(Grade 8 / Algebra 1)(Grades 6-12)(Grades 9-12)(Grades 9-12)
Program Title:Illustrative Math Grade 6: Unit 6, Lesson 9 / Illustrative Math Grade 7: Unit 5, Lessons 13, 14Illustrative Math Grade 8: Unit 6, Lesson 6 / Illustrative Math Algebra 1: Unit 7, Lesson 6SuperNature: Wild Flyers: Masters of the SkyFrontline: In the Age of AI (3-5 PM)Frontline: In the Age of AI (Cont.)
Description:The Distributive Property, Part 1 / Expressions with Rational Numbers and Solving Problems with Rational NumbersThe Slope of a Fitted Line / Rewriting Quadratic Expressions in Factored Form (Part 1)Many animals take to the skies for a split second; however, to stay there, the planet’s strongest flyers have to push the laws of physics right to the edge. Explore the extremes of true flight: power, acceleration, top speed, maneuverability, and endurance.FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of artificial intelligence, from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the U.S. and China. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, jobs, and world and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.FRONTLINE investigates the promise and perils of artificial intelligence, from fears about work and privacy to rivalry between the U.S. and China. The documentary traces a new industrial revolution that will reshape and disrupt our lives, jobs, and world and allow the emergence of the surveillance society.
Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:Grade 6 video lesson preview / Grade 7 video lesson previewGrade 8 video lesson preview / Algebra 1 lesson previewPeregrine Falcon Adaptations: World's Fastest AnimalThe Rise of AI in China | In the Age of AIThe Impact of Technology | In the Age of AI
Friday, February 26, 2021
12 pm1 pm2 pm3 pm4 pm
Curriculum/Theme:Math Math ELA ELA Public Affairs
Grade Band: Grade 6 video lesson preview / Grade 7 video lesson preview(Grade 8 / Algebra 1)(Grade 6-12) (Grade 6-12) (Grades 7-12)
Program Title:Illustrative Math Grade 6: Unit 6, Lesson 9 / Illustrative Math Grade 7: Unit 5, Lessons 13, 14Illustrative Math Grade 8: Unit 6, Lesson 6 / Illustrative Math Algebra 1: Unit 7, Lesson 6American Masters: How It Feels to Be FreeAmerican Masters: How It Feels to Be FreeAmerican Creed
Description:The Distributive Property, Part 1 / Expressions with Rational Numbers and Solving Problems with Rational NumbersThe Slope of a Fitted Line / Rewriting Quadratic Expressions in Factored Form (Part 1)This documentary tells the inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers—Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson, and Pam Grier—challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, transforming themselves and their audiences in the process. This documentary tells the inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers—Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier—challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, transforming themselves and their audiences in the process.Condoleezza Rice and David M. Kennedy cross party lines to ask what ideals we share. Stories of unlikely activists—including baseball's Joe Maddon and Marine Tegan Griffith—show communities striving to come together across divides.

Related PBS LearningMedia Resource Link:Grade 6 video lesson preview / Grade 7 video lesson previewGrade 8 video lesson preview / Algebra 1 lesson previewAMERICAN MASTERS - CollectionAMERICAN MASTERS - CollectionAmerican Creed - Collection