Social Studies

Science (X) - Social Studies (X) - PBS NewsHour (X) - Geography (X) - Ecology (X)

Five Years Later, What Were the Effects of the BP Oil Spill?

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Explore the long-term effects of the BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from April 20, 2015.

Arctic Thaw | PBS Newshour

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Alert students to the environmental crisis in the Arctic with this PBS NewsHour video and educational resource from September 18, 2013.  Glaciers in the Arctic are now melting at a faster pace than they were only a few years ago, damaging wildlife habitats and opening up potentially dangerous new shipping lanes.

Is New Orleans Prepared for the Next Katrina?

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Find out what has been done to prepare New Orleans for the next big storm with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from August 25, 2015.

Cambodian Lake Faces Uncertain Future

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Discover the cultural and environmental importance of Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 26, 2014.