In this video, your students are introduced to Elle, who is electricity, as she teaches the effects of electricity on the environment! 

When making costumes masks can play an important part! Your students could get creative and use their imaginations to make their own masks to portray different feelings and character.

Take your summer reading list up a notch with the help of Crash Course. These videos will introduce your students to drama, mystery, and excitement of classic novels. 

PBS LearningMedia: West Virginia Public Broadcasting Edition

  • Weird Wonderful West Virginia

    Delve into the stories of the people, places, and events which make West Virginia a weird and wonderful place.

  • West Virginians in War

    Use this collection of video programs to trace the history of West Virginians engaged in conflicts from the 1700's through the Gulf War.

  • Forging Ahead

    Use the 3 documentaries: Wheeling's Independence Hall, Camp Washington Carver, and the Grave Creek Mound to explore West Virginia's history, culture, and preservation efforts.

  • 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.

  • Inside Appalachia

    Explore the complexities of the region known as Appalachia through the programs found at this website.  Programs deal with the history, culture, challenges, and future of the area.

  • Road to Statehood


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

  • WV Steam

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

  • Anna Jarvis and the History of Mothers Day

    Explore the history and reasons for the holiday celebrated as Mothers Day and learn about the women involved in its creation.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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