Take Flight

From planes and kites to butterflies and birds, discover the fables and physics of things that fly.

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Elephant Toothpaste with Curious Crew

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Behind the Scenes with the Penguins from the Detroit Zoo

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This Week's Lessons

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  • Take Flight
    Lesson 301

    Take Flight

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    Host Ben Whiting serves as guest reader in the season opening episode that explores concepts related to flight. The episode focuses on learning about the thing…

  • Sorting and Collecting

    Sorting and Collecting

    MathKindergarten, Pre-K

    Learn how children can sort, collect, and group objects they see in the real-world A simple chore, like laundry, can be an opportunity to discuss math with you…

  • Make Bead Wands While Sorting and Collecting

    Make Bead Wands While Sorting and Collecting

    MathKindergarten, Pre-K

    In this step-by-step activity video, we create magical bead wands while learning to sort and collect with your child. This video is included as part of PBS SoC…

  • Mental Multiplication
    Lesson 1

    Mental Multiplication

    Math4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Multiply a two-digit by a one-digit whole number using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation…

  • Friction
    Lesson 110

    Friction

    Science4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

    Mister C and the Science Crew build hovercrafts to explore friction.

  • Learn the Name of Shapes
    Lesson 206

    Learn the Name of Shapes

    MathKindergarten

    Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to order numbers. Explore 4 shapes: triangles, squares, rectangles, and circles. Go on a Shape Hunt to see how many shapes …

  • Shapes that are the Same
    Lesson 205

    Shapes that are the Same

    MathKindergarten

    Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to build "one more." Hunt for different shapes within a picture. Describe and use attributes of shapes to tell if two shape…

  • Letter A and the weather, too!
    Lesson 201

    Letter A and the weather, too!

    EnglishKindergarten

    Learn about the letter A, learn two new high-frequency words, and read a nursery rhyme about the weather.