May 15 | Grades 4–8

Friday on Arizona PBS

6:30 a.m. Nova: Why Bridges Collapse

Building Big / Brooklyn Bridge – Article
Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 – Image
The Silver Bridge Tragedy – Video and Support Materials

7:30 a.m. History Detectives: Jackie Robinson All-Stars, Modoc Basket

Racism and Exclusion in Jackie Robinson’s Early Career – Video and Support Materials
Jackie Robinson: 3-2-1 Strategy Chart – Activity
The Settlement of the American West – Interactive 
Biography: J. Edgar Hoover – Article

Black and white photo of an African American man in a white Dodgers uniform.
Jackie Robinson | Still from “Racism and Exclusion in Jackie Robinson’s Early Career” PBS LearningMedia

8:30 a.m. Nova: Polar Extremes

Changing Arctic Landscape – Video and Support Materials
Adaptations to Changes in Temperature / Polar Extremes – Media Gallery and Support Materials
Community Outreach Toolkit / Polar Extremes – Lesson
NOVA: Polar Extremes – Collection of Support Materials

10:30 a.m. Nova: Why Bridges Collapse

PBS NewsHour: Experts Warned Before Italy Bridge Collapse That Cables Were Corroding, Report Says – Article
Survivors Recount Bridge Collapse in Genoa, Italy – Video
What are the Responsibilities of a Bridge Inspector? – Video and Support Materials

The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa
The collapsed Morandi Bridge is seen in the Italian port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca – RC19B6772F60/ PBS NewsHour
Endeavour Watch Party

“Endeavour” Season 9 Watch Party!

National Memorial Day Concert image
aired May 28

National Memorial Day Concert

Super Why characters

Join a Super Why Reading Camp to play, learn and grow

NOVA will talk about how your brain determines your reality in
aired May 17

NOVA’s two part series on “Your Brain”

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