Science

Why is Saturn Important to Saturn Elementary? | Your Space Place

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From the Saturn V rocket to the planet, Saturn Elementary has tried to teach its students about the importance of space exploration. Saturn Elementary is one of the many schools in Brevard County with a space-related name.

Kingdoms of Life: Kingdoms of Life Explained, Sort Of | Science Trek

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Scientists have a system to group all the living things so they can study them. One of the ways of grouping or classifying them is called the Kingdoms of Life. But exactly how many Kingdoms of Life there are is not an easy question to answer. Find out why. 

Cat Adaptations: Super Senses

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Rusty spotted cats are the smallest felines in the world, but these little cats have some extremely powerful senses! In this video from Super Cats: A NATURE Miniseries, students will learn how one tiny cat uses his senses to navigate the world around him. Support materials include discussion questions, vocabulary, and a hands-on activity where students use their sense of touch to help a rusty spotted cat find its way home.

For more resources from NATURE check out the collection page.

Kingdoms of Life: Sophie Gilbert, Wildlife Biologist | Science Trek

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Biologists classify into the Kingdoms of Life as part of their job, but they do much more. Meet Sophie Gilbert, a wildlife biologist, as she spends a day capturing pictures of wildlife to study forest and animal health.

Heredity: Genetic Detectives | Science Trek

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What is genetic counseling? How alike are all living things on Earth? Learn more about DNA, heredity, and what makes Idaho Gem so unique on this month's Science Trek. 

Flowers and Grasses of Iowa | Iowa Land and Sky

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A colorful look at a variety of flowers and grasses found throughout Iowa.

Forestry | Valley's Gold

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Learn about California's forests and all the different products they provide for us on a daily basis.

Freedom 7 Elementary Honors Its History! | Your Space Place

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Freedom 7 Elementary has a long history in celebrating space with Alan Shepard and honoring local heroes. See how else they are involved with space exploration.

How Did MILA Elementary Get Its Name? | Your Space Place

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Mila Elementary is one of the many schools in Brevard County with a space-related name. Mila Elementary has a vast history that dates all the way back to the space boom. Although it’s changed over the years, they still remember the history.

REACH Parent Training Series: How to Choose a ‘Just Right’ Book for Your Child

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Too hard, too easy or just right? Learn how to find books that your child will enjoy reading and will help their skills grow.  Use this as a stand-alone resource, or as a part of the REACH Parent Training Series from Public Media Connect/ThinkTV-CET.

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