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Learn about a fascinating mind-reading experiment conducted by psychologists and computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University.
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 began on June 25, 1950. See how a civil war between North and South Korea quickly escalated into an international conflict.
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.
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.
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.
3 Rivers: The Bluestone, Gauley, and New
3 Rivers documents the economic, social, and political impact of the rivers on southern and central West Virginia.
Jay: A Rockefeller's Journey Collection
Examine the life and political career of John D. Rockefeller, IV through these video clips and educational support materials.
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