PBS LearningMedia Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

From rich histories and traditions to innovation and artistic expression, Hispanic Heritage MonthPBS LearningMedia resources bring a diversity of Hispanic Heritage voices and stories into your classroom.

Day of the Dead: NewsWeekly offers a behind-the-scenes look at how Latin American communities across the U.S. honor their deceased on Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos (grades 9-12).

We Are the Music – Mexicans: Explore the diversity and cultural heritage of the Mexican people through their traditions and celebrations (grades 3-4).

Franklin Chang-Díaz – Rocket Scientist: Learn how he has been interested in rockets and space travel since he was a child in Costa Rica, and how he immigrated to the United States to pursue his dream of becoming an astronaut.

Just a reminder: PBS LearningMedia is free for all teachers; register for a free account and begin exploring and sharing your teaching ideas.  Try it out and let us know what you think.

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