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Urban Habitat: Video | Nature Works Everywhere

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In this video and the Habitats and Pollinators Garden activity guide, students learn that a garden is a mini-urban ecosystem that can support the health of the entire urban environment

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Swimming with Sea Cows

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Explore the endangered manatees of Florida and their struggle to survive, as well as some of the people who are working to save them.

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Animated GIFS - Visual Artistry

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Give your kids a short history of the medium with this video from PBS Digital Studios’ “Off Book,” and find out how one of the oldest image formats on the web – the animated Graphics Interchange Format – has been elevated to the ranks of “visual artistry.”

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Solar S'mores: Can you cook a s'more without a fire or electricity?

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Harness the sun's energy to make a s'more! Try it yourself with step-by-step instructions and guided scientific questions available in the downloadable handout.

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with Chemistry!

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In this video, watch as children experiment with a recipe that makes homemade ice-cream. Ice Cream is a hands-on science exploration for young children and their teachers, parents or caregivers.

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Happy Birthday, America!

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It's the Fourth of July! Learn about the history of our country's most famous birthday, and discover why we celebrate Independence Day the way we do today.

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WUCF Celebrates Wild Kratts Alaska with a FLAT KRATT Adventure!

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Join WUCF Education in the Flat Kratt adventure! Download the Wild Kratts cutout, color, snap a picture, tag, and share your summer adventure with us!

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WUCF announces premiere of Nerd Nite Spotlight

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It’s time to get nerdy Central Florida! This Thursday, WUCF TV premieres Nerd Nite Spotlight. The program, produced by WUCF in partnership with “Nerd Nite Orlando,” features some of Orlando’s best and brightest who have spoken at the monthly “Nerd Nite” events.

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Ready Jet Go Day Returns to Exploration Tower

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WUCF TV is bringing science and astronomy activities to Exploration Tower for Ready Jet Go! day on June 25.

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WUCF Announces Special ‘ORLANDO UNITED’ Programming

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This Thursday, WUCF TV will air the Taking Your Pulse town hall, recorded in March in partnership with WMFE FM. The town hall, recorded at Orlando Regional Medical Center includes shooting survivors, doctors, first responders and city leaders.

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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In the United States, May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Many people use the month to honor the accomplishments of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States while celebrating their diverse heritages.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Series PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, Premiering February 19, 2018

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Produced by WGBH Boston and Based on the Best-Selling Books, New Multiplatform Media Property Encourages Kids to Explore the Creative Arts and Self-expression

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The Soldier's Experience in Vietnam: Using Oral Histories to Draft a Historical Narrative

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Learn about the experience of being a soldier in Vietnam from the men who experienced the war first hand from the front lines to the offices back on the bases in Lesson Five of Vietnam War Oral History Lesson Plans.

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MASTERPIECE on PBS and Arclight Films Reunite Downton Abbey Writer and Star Julian Fellowes to Script The Chaperone Starring Elizabeth McGovern

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PBS and MASTERPIECE have announced that MASTERPIECE is producing its first feature film which will reunite the writer, director and star of Downton Abbey.

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TED Talks Education: "Students Deserve a Quality School in their Neighborhood."

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The inspirational journey of Pearl Arredondo, a Los Angeles educator who overcame the odds stacked against her beginning in middle school.

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