Science and Technology
Learn how medical pioneers who researched antibiotics, genetics and organ transplants have contributed to better treatments and some cures.
Take a look at how population growth and development affect the environment, and find ideas for maintaining this delicate balance.
Learn that every day is Earth Day if we take care of our planet, make wise decisions about legislation and solve local environmental problems.
Discover how detective work related to DNA, human remains and fingerprints helps to identify a victim and determine the cause of death.
Consider how global warming, our understanding of weather and natural disasters and weather prediction can help us answer this question.
Debate pros and cons of inventions and innovations, and research the men and women who developed the inventions.
Investigate the many facets of the oceans, including marine and shore life, ecosystems, extreme weather, and early explorers.
Examine controversial issues brought about by technological advances in genetics, cloning, stem cell research, and reproductive medicine, and discuss the ethical issues behind the controversies.
what is an activity pack?
an activity pack is a set of educational resources focused on a theme and packaged in a widget-format that you can embed in your own class or social media web page. each pack includes links to pbs websites and a set of activities by grade level.