Science & Nature

Science: Content Area Learning Resources

WXXI Education has pulled together Science learning resources for students in grades 6-12th grade. 

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History

This two-part documentary, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book of the same name, airs at a critical moment for the scientific community, as geneticists around the world wrestle with the ethical implications of new technologies that offer both promise and peril. 

Inventing Tomorrow: Virtual Educator Training

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 4:00pm

WXXI Education presents a special virtual educator training featuring content and materials from PBS film Inventing Tomorrow

Expedition with Steve Backshall

Wed, 01/15/2020 - 10:00pm

This riveting and awe-inspiring documentary series features Earth’s natural wonders and hidden gems.

Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet

Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:00pm

Discover the forgotten story of the hole in the ozone layer and how the world came together to fix it.

Nature Exploring Apps for Families

Do you use apps to explore the outdoors with your kiddos? Check out some of our FAVORITE nature-exploring apps that work well with young children!

WXXI's Community Observation Challenge

Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!

Nature – Octopus: Making Contact

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 8:00pm

Discover the other worldly abilities of the octopus.

Nature – Octopus: Making Contact

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 8:00pm

Discover the other worldly abilities of the octopus.

PBS Learningmedia Space Resources

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:00am

Explore PBS LearningMedia resources to support the study of space exploration today and the history of the landing on the moon 50 years ago

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