These learning resources, which include video segments and lesson plans for KSPS’s educational programs, are created by KSPS and the Gonzaga School of Education (Ali Asiri & Rosemary Colón). Our goal is to deepen students' knowledge of local history, people, places and events and to strengthen students' key literacy skills.
Each resource has been accepted for publication by PBS Learning Media, America’s #1 Educational Media Brand. Each guide is considered by an independent PBS Education reviewer to ensure quality content and alignment to state and national standards. If you have any questions about resources on this page, contact our Education Director Bukola Breczinski.
Help students learn vocabulary related to volcanoes, identify specific types and features of volcanoes, and analyze the geological and societal effects of volcanic eruptions.
With these video clips and lesson activities, students will learn how floods create landforms and shape a region’s landscape, using the Missoula floods as a case study.
History / Social Studies
Help students use primary and secondary sources to gain a deeper understanding of David Thompson’s exploration of Canada and Northwestern America.
Students will define and analyze city vocabulary terms and research local historical landmarks with this learning guide.
Help students learn about the women’s suffrage movement and the contributions Emma DeVoe and May Hutton made to the movement in Washington with these videos and lesson plans.
Students will discover key terms related to the themes of civil rights and activism and explore the life achievements of Carl Maxey, a prominent civil rights leader in Spokane, WA.
Health / Medical
Discussion guide to spark conversations regarding best practices for fostering positive early learning experiences in children.
Explore the major causes of the childhood obesity epidemic and what can be done about it.