This summer, our crew has been all over the state, finding exciting STEM career information to share with Georgia students.
We've got an action-packed second season
and we're introducing Launchpad
, STEM career information for 3rd-8th graders.
Live Summer Listening Session
This summer, GPB Radio
is auditioning a new program each week during the 2 p.m. slot formerly held by "Talk of the Nation." You're welcome to listen and then email your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org,
but we'd love for you to give us your feedback in person!
GPB's Vice President of Radio Tanya Ott and All Things Considered host Ellen Reinhardt will be holding a live listening session Thursday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Manuel's Tavern in Atlanta. They'll be kicking it old school with a laptop and mix CD of some potential Talk of the Nation replacements. So c'mon down, order yourself some lunch, and tell us what you want to hear on GPB Radio!
50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
August 28 is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Check out these programs on GPB that tell the story of the civil rights movement.
Building the Dream - Shares how the idea for the national monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr. became a reality. Airs Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m.
The March - This documentary examines the 1963 March on Washington, its history and how it nearly did not take place. Airs Tuesday, August 27th at 9pm and replays Thursday, August 29th at 10 p.m.
Freedom Riders: American Experience
- Watch the documentary about the integrated group of college students who challenged segregation laws by riding Greyhound buses to the south together. Airs Tuesday, August 27th at 10 p.m.
(Get video segments to use in your classroom by visiting PBS Learning Media's Freedom Riders collection
Life of Muhammad
- This series chronicles the life of the prophet Muhammad and the beginnings of Islam. Premieres Tuesday, August 20th at 8 p.m. Please note the entire series airs the same night from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.The Corky Kell Classic
- GHSA Football games air Saturday, August 24 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.Football Fridays Returns
- First game airs Friday, August 31 beginning at 7:30pm.
Pick-Cook-Keep features a Georgia Grown product each month. There are recipes, facts, and videos for each month to share with students about Georgia's diverse geography and economics. August's feature is Peppers
. You can also use the Pick-Cook-Keep series to introduce Agriculture Career Pathways.