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Using the "gross factor" that speaks straight to the middle school mind, Peoria, Ill., science teacher Emily Dawson explains how she uses video from PBS LearningMedia to introduce roundworms and hookworms to her students.
Using PBS LearningMedia, some simple household supplies and students' willingness to donate their cheek cells, science teachers can easily add this DNA-extracting activity to their classroom experiments.
Geometry: Let’s Face It, a 27-minute professional development video and support documents for middle school math teachers from PBS Learning Media, is “excellent,” according to Jayadev Athreya, assistant professor and director of the Illinois Geometry Lab at the University of Illinois.