June 1 | Grades 4–8

Monday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. National Memorial Day Concert 2020 (US History)

Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life – Collection

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Collection

Wall of Remembrance – Video

The History of Memorial Day – Article

Black and white photo of a soldier putting dirt on a grave with a white cross
Find out why we take time to think about soldiers on Memorial Day. | PBS.org

8:00 a.m. 10 Streets That Changed America (US History)

Artifacts of the Boston Post Road – Video

How A Highway Paved the Way to Opportunities – Video

Segregation on Streetcars – Video

Freedom Riders: Freedom Riders Challenge Segregation – Video and Support Materials


9:00 a.m. 10 Modern Marvels That Changed America (US History)

The Impact of the Erie Canal on America – Interactive Lesson and Support Materials

Hoover Dam – Video and Support Materials

The Transcontinental Railroad – Media Gallery and Support Materials

10 Modern Marvels that Changed America Quiz – Interactive

Railroad workers stand in front of a train
The Transcontinental Railroad, built largely with of immigrant labor, helped bridge the East and West of the U.S. | The Transcontinental Railroad / PBS LearningMedia

10:00 a.m. 10 Parks That Changed America (US History)

Central Park Lake, 20th Century – Image and Support Materials

Squares of Savannah – Video


11:00 p.m. National Memorial Day Concert 2020 (US History)

Civil War Band and Drum Corps – Media Gallery

Iowa Soldiers Remember Afghanistan – Collection

Arlington National Cemetery – Video and Article

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