Mustard Gas - John Tinsley  | WWII: Pacific
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Mustard Gas - John Tinsley | WWII: Pacific

An accidental brush with mustard gas during training as described by John A. Tinsley.
Grades 6-13+
Ready For Combat - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe
Video 00:01:41

Ready For Combat - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe

Arthur J. Upchurch, Jr. recalls the conditions, tension and anticipation leading up to an engagement with the enemy.
Grades 6-13+
Do Your Job - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific
Video 00:01:36

Do Your Job - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific

"Dutch" Van Kirk explains the importance of sacrifice in the war and how you can't value your life too ...
Grades 6-13+
D-Day from the Air - Robert Weed | WWII: Europe
Video 00:02:05

D-Day from the Air - Robert Weed | WWII: Europe

Robert Weed discusses his bird's-eye-view of D-Day and bombing the beaches.
Grades 6-13+
Celestial Navigation - Standish Thompson | WWII: Home Front
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Celestial Navigation - Standish Thompson | WWII: Home Front

The process of celestial navigation as described by Standish F. Thompson, First Lieutenant, Army Air ...
Grades 6-13+
Mae West - Standish Thompson | WWII: Home Front
Video 00:00:17

Mae West - Standish Thompson | WWII: Home Front

A "Mae West" life preserver described by Standish F. Thompson, First Lieutenant, Army Air Corps.
Grades 6-13+
Taken to POW Camps - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
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Taken to POW Camps - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold remembers the unimaginably brutal things he experienced his first few days interned at ...
Grades 6-13+
Urine Bread - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
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Urine Bread - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold recalls a method for making bread out of urine.
Grades 6-13+
The Important Things - John Yates | WWII: Legacy
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The Important Things - John Yates | WWII: Legacy

The impact of being raised during the depression and the values of the greatest generation as discussed by Representative John ...
Grades 6-13+
Marriage During the War - James Williams | WWII: Home Front
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Marriage During the War - James Williams | WWII: Home Front

James Williams and his wife reminisce about getting married during the war and what it ...
Grades 6-13+
A Fallen Friend - Jack Wilkes | WWII: Legacy
Video 00:02:41

A Fallen Friend - Jack Wilkes | WWII: Legacy

Connecting with the family of a good friend who was killed in battle as described by Jack Wilkes.
Grades 6-13+
Liaison Pilot Through France - John Yates | WWII: Europe
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Liaison Pilot Through France - John Yates | WWII: Europe

The front lines of the war in Europe as described by Representative John P. Yates.
Grades 6-13+
Preparing and Fighting - William York | WWII: Europe
Video 00:03:20

Preparing and Fighting - William York | WWII: Europe

William York remembers taking part in the invasion of Salerno and what it feels like ...
Grades 6-13+
Accidental Discoveries
Lesson Plan

Accidental Discoveries

This lesson will help the students understand that science theories change in the face of new evidence, but those changes can be slow in coming.
Grades 5-8
Provided by:
WPSU
The Red Dynasty
Video 00:00:38

The Red Dynasty

WLVT PBS 39 and PSEA present Write Now! video writing prompts. These prompts are tools for educators and students to use in the classroom to encourage createive writing. The topics ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WLVT PBS
Documenting Glacial Change
Interactive

Documenting Glacial Change

In this collection of images adapted from the National Snow and Ice Data Center, photo pairings demonstrate that glacier positions ...
Grades 3-12
Food Justice
Video 00:04:05

Food Justice

Urban high school students discuss problems in food systems and what can be done about them in this adaptation of a video they created in collaboration with the Environmental Justice ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WGBH
Surviving Winter
Self-Paced Lesson

Surviving Winter

Students need to be signed in to complete this lesson. Go to "About This Activity" below to find out more. In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students learn how ...
Grades 5-8
Provided by:
WGBH
Miss Navajo
Video 00:05:51

Miss Navajo

This video segment from Independent Lens documents a young woman’s experiences as she competes in the Miss Navajo Nation beauty pageant.  This pageant is unique because instead of concentrating ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WNET
Percent as a Means to Compare Fractions
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Percent as a Means to Compare Fractions

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad looks at data on the Squitters' jumping attempts. They first convert the ...
Grades 4-8
Provided by:
Cyberchase
Excerpts from the March on Washington, Part 3
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Excerpts from the March on Washington, Part 3

John Lewis, heard here in this live recording from the 1963 March on Washington, was a leader of the Student ...
Grades 6-12