Elementary Social Studies

Harley Run | Outdoor Nevada

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In this episode, host John Burke takes a ride across the desert with a motorcycle club to learn about an historical location.

Walt Shepperd & The Movement | Memories of the March

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Remember the radical power of "the Movement" in this clip from Memories of the March. The March on Washington reminded protestors like Walt Shepperd that their actions were a continuation in a fight for equal rights that dated back to the Civil War.

"Huckleberry Finn" | Ken Burns: Mark Twain

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Huckleberry Finn is one of Mark Twain's most beloved characters, and the book his masterpiece. Twain's novel was told from a southern perspective, and took away any romanticism with slavery.

Guam Veterans Roundtable | America by the Numbers

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Find out why many of the citizens of Guam choose to serve in the military, and what their experiences mean to them, in this clip from America by the Numbers. Many veterans struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of their service. But after returning home, many Guamanian veterans say they struggle to get the healthcare they need from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Fijian Food

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Graduate student Courtney Andrews studied how Fijians are incorporating imported western foods and cooking methods into their diet, to the detriment of their health. She also speaks about her group project, a Garbology study.

September 6, 2018 | News Quiz

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This episode features stories about Senator John McCain, the Apollo anniversary, wildfires in California, Florida's toxic algae bloom, Mount Kilauea, an art installation highlighting plastic waste, Columbus ship replicas on tour, rebuilt dinosaurs, the 2018 World Cup, a pug race, and more. News Quiz is KET's weekly 15-minute current events program for students. The program consists of news segments, a current events quiz, opinion letters, and an Extra Credit report.

Answer this week's opinion question at the News Quiz website. You can also copy this week's quiz to use in Google Classroom.

Los Cascos Urbanos Hablan: Carolina 2/3

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En este segundo segmento, es la Plaza de Recreo la representante histórica del casco urbano de Carolina.  Se ofrecen detalles de la importancia del Rey Fernando III de Castilla y León para la Iglesia Católica y el Cristo de los Ponce. Además, son las estructuras como la del Hotel Ponce en Carolina y el teatro Cereceda las que ofrecen datos culturales y políticos de este centro urbano.

María de los Ángeles Castro

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La profesora, historiadora e investigadora María de los Ángeles Castro fomenta en los estudiantes su visión de que la historia es para pensar y no para recordar, y los guía en el conocimiento de fuentes documentales y bibliográficas que nutren la investigación histórica, en aras de construir la historia de Puerto Rico. Castro se destaca por su rigurosidad investigativa, su honestidad en el análisis y su respeto al trabajo ajeno. Bajo su coordinación, el Centro de Investigaciones Históricas de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, se rescataron colecciones particulares de documentos para investigaciones de nuestra historia.

Condoleezza Rice's Family Matters | American Creed

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Condoleezza Rice tells the story of her family.

Are You Related to a Pirate? | Genealogy Roadshow

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Researching your genealogy can be tricky if you're descended from a pirate. Find out why, in this clip from season 2 of Genealogy Roadshow.

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