Can a Computer Read Your Mind?

Learn about a fascinating mind-reading experiment conducted by psychologists and computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University.

This Day in History

King Henry VIII was crowned on this day in 1509 at Westminster Abbey. Take a look behind the castle walls for an in-depth look at his time as King of England.

The Korean War

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950. See how a civil war between North and South Korea quickly escalated into an international conflict.

Spotlight on the United Nations

Take a look back at the history, structure, and accomplishments brought about by the United Nations – an organization that was established this week in 1945.

Daily News Story

This week, Democrats from the House of Representatives staged a 26-hour sit-in to sway Republicans to allow votes on gun control measures. Watch the whole story. 

PBS LearningMedia: West Virginia Public Broadcasting Edition

  • Road to Statehood


    This video from WV Public Broadcasting examines the issues leading to statehood for West Virginia.

  • This Week in WV History

    This series of audio programs explores the noted people, places and events which had an economic, social, or political impact on the history of western Virginia and West Virginia.  Curriculum materials include guided listening questions, scripts, and timeline and extension activities for each day and month of programs.

  • WV Steam

    Inspiring students to consider careers in science, the arts, and mathemathics.

  • You Are There


    This video from WV Public Broadcasting uses the news desk/reporter format to study the impact of WV statehood on individuals of the time.

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