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Ken Burns in the classroom

Ken Burns' historical documentary films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources.  

Benjamin Franklin a film by Ken Burns
The Vietnam War a film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick
The Address A Film by Ken Burns
The Dust Bowl A Film by Ken Burns

Educational Productions by Smoky Hills PBS

The Kansas Department of Education and Kansas Public Broadcasters, including KPTS in Wichita; KTWU in Topeka; KCPT in Kansas City; and Smoky Hills PBS in Bunker Hill teamed up during COVID (2020) to create shows that focused on providing supplemental education for Elementary, Middle School, and High School students.

Traveling Kansas

Travel with us around our viewing area and explore many unique places within Central and Western Kansas.

PBS KIDS Learning Goals

Explore the learning goals of the PBS KIDS programs from Donkey Hodie to Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood to Odd Squad to Wild Kratts. There are many ways you can introduce PBS KIDS resources into a classroom, at home, and in other learning programs.

Together We Educate
PBS KIDS for Parents