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August 31, 2015 at 3:04 pm
"While school success is critically important, it is also important to think about all aspects of our children’s development.” (From PBS Parents)
As you start the new school year, try these strategies to make the year a success.
August 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Get ready for BIG BLUE LIVE tonight! The three-night LIVE event airs Mon-Wed this week at 8pm ET & PT on PBS and online at pbs.org/bigbluelive #BigBlueLive
August 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Study finds trauma effects may linger in body chemistry of next generation (From PBS NewsHour)
New research on survivors of the Holocaust shows how catastrophic events can alter our body chemistry, and how these changes can transmit to the next generation. The result? Our children may suffer the effects of a traumatic event they never witnessed. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story.
August 31, 2015 at 11:19 am
On today's BIG BLUE LIVE, UK viewers were treated to the largest animal on Earth, the blue whale, when it was spotted via helicopter and tracked live for the first time in history.
The action continues when #BigBlueLive premieres tomorrow/Monday on PBS at 8pm ET & PT.
August 31, 2015 at 2:00 am
Even on their long migrations, sooty shearwaters prefer to fly alone. These marine birds migrate nearly 40,000 miles every year (one of the longest ever migration patterns electronically tracked.) Take the Spirit Animal Quiz and learn more about #TeamShearwater when #BigBlueLive premieres 8/31 @ 8pm ET & PT on @PBS and online. http://to.pbs.org/bigbluelive
August 31, 2015 at 12:00 am
Price of contact lenses at issue in court case (From PBS NewsHour)
About 40 million Americans wear contact lenses to correct their vision -- and how much those lenses cost is now the subject of a courtroom battle. The largest lens manufacturers don’t want eye doctors who sell contacts to be undercut by discounters who are willing to charge less than the suggested m…
August 30, 2015 at 11:35 pm
We went behind the scenes at Monterey Bay Aquarium to meet the Giant Pacific Octopus, a powerful and curious creature that challenges many of our notions of intelligence!
Tune in for the three-night LIVE event BIG BLUE LIVE, which airs Mon-Wed this week at 8pm ET & PT on PBS and online at pbs.org/bigbluelive #BigBlueLive
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August 30, 2015 at 5:50 pm
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