Looking for a fun way to engage your 6th-7th grade student this summer? Checkout this week full of hands on activities, interaction with professionals and explore Roberson Museum during SciGirls Week of STEM.
The week will be full of divergent thinking in science, engineering, and explorations based on PBS KIDS SciGirls. SciGirls Week of STEM will offer a different challenge every day, tackling a new field of study in science, technology, engineering, and math. Your child will have the opportunity to be mentored by three STEM professionals, designing, discovering, and exploring careers in these engaging fields. This unique opportunity allows a deeper connection between your child and future careers in STEM. This program is for students in grades 6 – 7th and takes place at Roberson Museum and Science Center at 30 Front Street in Binghamton on August 13 – 17, from 9am-3pm with a Friday Family event from 2 – 3 pm.
Looking for a simple DIY for your family? Get in the spirit of Halloween AND science with this monster slime activity! https://youtu.be/OYuDNsbdiyQ
Learn how to make gooey monster slime TWO ways with this sensory craft. Don’t worry – the slime washes off hands easily with soap and water! Details of the full craft experience can be found here and continue the creepy-crawly theme by making these monster cupcakes!
Are you a secret geology groupie? Do you have a rock collection on your window sill, in your garden or under your bed? We won’t judge you, we have one too. We love rocks! WSKG has such an affinity for them, our Director of Science has a collection on her desk, in her house, and is known to ask her friends to add them to their suitcases when traveling due to her’s being overweight and full of ……wait for it…. rocks.
When Jet’s parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for an epic adventure to Bortron 7. Get ready with these activities and tune in on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:00am and 2:00pm on WSKG TV!:
Ready Jet Go! Activities from Pinterest Board from PBS KIDS
Build your own rocket ship to go to Bortron 7 with Jet’s Rocket Ship Creator
Watch video where Jet Propulsion explains about his planet Bortron 7:
Launch into the adventure of a lifetime with everyone’s favorite monkey with the hit movie, Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle! When Curious George is asked to take part in a very important space mission, a little monkeying around forces him to crash-land in Africa. While a worried Man with the Yellow Hat searches for him, Curious George bravely explores the jungle and makes new animal friends along the way. Reunited at last, the two best pals have an unforgettable adventure shared with their new friends! Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle airs on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 8:30am on WSKG.
While creature adventuring in Alaska, one of Aviva’s inventions falls overboard and attaches to a sockeye salmon – jumpstarting a wild chase upriver through the wilderness. The Whole Kratts track the incredible salmon run – a quest fraught with obstacles and amazing creature connections around every bend. Premieres on WSKG TV on July 24, 2017 at 7:30am and 3:30pm. https://youtu.be/J0tvSY4wUDE
Avoid the “summer slide” and keep the spirit of curiosity alive while school’s out with these informal anytime learning resources. This collection of videos, lessons, and activities encourages students grades PreK-12 to spend the summer exploring their own neighborhood, the country, the world, and even outer space – in person, or from the comfort of home or a local library. For additional summer resources, check out our Summer Reading Collection and Camp PBS LearningMedia.
Take the Flat Kratt with you wherever you go to assist you in all of your adventures! From your backyard to the forest, from a far away beach to the neighborhood pool, or from the next town over to another continent. How far will the Kratts travel this summer? Download, decorate, and take this#FlatKratt with you wherever you go. Take pictures and share them on social media with the hashtag #FlatKratt and be sure to tag your public media station WSKG!
A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr. Chewinsky’s three-year anniversary as dog and toy has gone from joyous fun to total sadness as Nature Cat has made a terrible mistake! Nature Cat accidentally dropped Mr. Chewinsky down the storm drain, and now he is floating on the storm water, working his way through the drain system to the river and out to the ocean! Oh no! As the gang goes to find and save Mr. Chewinsky, they learn how all waterways are connected, and also meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog, who helps them navigate the oceans. Will they find Mr. Chewinsky?
Thank you for trusting WSKG as safe, educational space for your family! We’ve updated our main channel TV schedule just in time for summer! Changes begin Monday, June 5, 2017. WSKG-HD KIDS
Monday – Friday
6:00am | Thomas and Friends
6:30am | Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! 7:00am | Ready Jet Go!