At TPT Learn, we understand the challenges faced by parents who are constantly juggling various responsibilities. Our mission is to alleviate the stress of planning weekend activities. With this in mind, we have curated a list of the best festivals and events taking place in the Twin Cities and the greater metro area throughout June 2023.Read More
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PRE-K through Elementary
Find games, activities and videos for pre-school through grade 2 at PBSkids.org or the PBS Kids apps. And, visit PBS Kids for Parents for articles, tips, advice and family-friendly activities and recipes. Play free learning games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters anytime, anywhere. PBS KIDS Games features top shows, including Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Super Why, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Dinosaur Train and more. Get the PBS Kids Games APP.
Fish Camp Game | Molly of Denali (Grades K – 2)
Use this “Molly of Denali” digital game to extend and expand students’ use of informational text as well as their knowledge of Alaska Native culture. In the game, Molly, her friend Trini and Trini’s dad use an informational book and its features, such as the table of contents, labeled diagrams and pictures with captions, in order to find out how to “catch” salmon with a traditional Alaska Native fish wheel or a canoe, rod and reel. Narrated by Molly, the game is accessible for readers and nonreaders alike.
Hands-on Science (Grades PreK – 4)
Real-life science educators perform their best experiments with the help of a young studio audience. Hosted by David Gillette.
Ruff Ruffman’s Ring of Fire Travel Guide (Grades 3-5)
Learn about volcanoes in the Ring of Fire and their relationship to earthquakes and mountain ranges with this game featuring PBS KIDS character Ruff Ruffman.
Digital Adventure 360° Interactive Experience: Penguins
Detroit Public TV and the Detroit Zoological Society take teachers and students on a virtual field trip inside the habitat of penguins. The interactive experience explores new and innovative approaches to learning and teaching by using 360-degree technology.
Moon Formation and Earth | Interactive Lesson
Students learn about the giant impact hypothesis for the moon’s formation, and how the Apollo moon rocks have contributed to scientists’ understanding about our closest solar system neighbor. Students evaluate how key pieces of data support the giant impact hypothesis and provide insights into Earth’s early history. A computer simulation helps students visualize the moon-forming impact.
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