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Education

NMPBS engages with our community using quality media, curriculum and learning activities. Events like Indie Lens PopUp documentary screenings and Science Café provide a venue for public dialogue about current issues in culture, society, and science.

We support early childhood educators and caregivers with content and professional development that sustains children on their path to kindergarten readiness. Our focus is on low-income children and their families with resources available in both Spanish and English.

For Parents & Kids

NMPBS, in partnership with PBS, offers a robust selection of resources for kids of all ages. Ready To Learn promotes early learning through age-appropriate, educational and engaging content for children ages 2-8. The PBS Kids Lab offers a wide selection of interactive activities and games online for kids to explore. Pinkalicious and Peterific, Ready, Jet, Go!, Daniel Tiger, and all of your kid's favorite PBS Kids programs offer a wide variety of apps that promote learning along with being fun! Dive into PBS Parents to discover fun, hands-on activities that you can explore with your little ones.

For Teachers

PBS LearningMedia offers something for every teacher. As America’s most trusted institution and #1 educational media brand, PBS offers award-winning, research-based content that brings learning to life. NMPBS staff shares resources from the many genres PBS is known for - from science programs and documentaries to news/public affairs, history, the arts, and PBS KIDS - with teachers statewide. Currently there are more than 7,000 registered PBS LearningMedia users.  We connect with many more teachers by hosting workshops and Education Camps, and working with professional learning communities throughout Northern and Central New Mexico.

Afterschool and summer programs connect young people with fun activities that engages them in learning through entertainment. NMPBS and our partners use PBS curriculum and resources aligned to the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards students explore STEM literacy and arts activities and various pathways to careers.

SciGirls

SciGirls, has a mission to change how millions of girls think about STEM! Developed by Twin Cities Public Television, for kids ages 8-12, showcases bright, curious real tween girls putting science and engineering to work in their everyday lives.

Why Did I
Become a Scientist?

We ask experts from a wide range of fields the question "Why did you become a scientist?"

What it Takes: Careers in Health Science

New Mexico faces a critical shortage of health science workers, from entry level positions through nurses, primary care doctors and surgeons. To address this shortfall, New Mexico PBS has partnered with the United Way of Central New Mexico Mission: Graduate, and the UNM Health Sciences Center to create "What it Takes".

PROGRAMMING ALERT 5.1: Senate coverage is expected to last until 8pm tonight. NMPBS will join regularly scheduled programs in progress immediately following.