Education

Upcoming Education Programming

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 9:00pm
NOVA: The Planets, a five-part mini-series tells the spectacular story of our solar system — a narrative spanning billions of years — through the eyes of the latest and most daring space missions ever mounted. 

On-Demand Education Programming

Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 by discovering what the astronauts left on the moon!  Watch On-demand along with other full episodes. Special airing July 19th on WXXI Kids 24/7 at 7pm
Listen to the NPR Fresh Air Podcast about the book One Giant Leap. Learn how  ordinary people who mobilized behind the Apollo program to pull off the most extraordinary human achievement: the July 20, 1969, moon landing.
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 1 On-Demand
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 2 On-Demand
Watch American Experience: Chasing the Moon! Episode 3 On-Demand
Take an immersive journey through Apollo missions 1, 8 and 11.
Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.
In Roadtrip Nation: Future West, three Arizona-based college students travel around the state to explore the creative and original ways residents are pushing innovation to its limits.
Watch On-Demand
Second Opinion is here to help you start your own community discussions about the Opioid Crisis with a video toolkit. 
Career Counselors, Educators, Parents, and Students: Check out these learning resources that are organized by careers and clusters!
Video, Lessons, News reports for use in school settings. Please preview before using and note age and grade level recommendations. Connect to Opioid Resources in PBS LearningMedia: 

 

Upcoming Events

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:00am
Join WXXI Kids and Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County as we celebrate the SUMMER OF SPACE during this year’s Exploration Stations!Come explore folktales and hands-on activities about space and the moon! These activities are FREE and open to the public. 
Thu, 08/08/2019 - 5:30pm
Teen filmmakers in the Rochester region and throughout the United States are being recognized for their filmmaking skills at this summer’s 2019 Rochester Teen Film Festival.