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Find quality resources that accompany WNED PBS broadcast television programs and outreach initiatives. From The War of 1812 to Frank Lloyd Wright's Buffalo, you can view video and access lesson plans and resources right here.

Discovering NY Suffrage Stories

Classroom curriculum, to be used with Discovering New York Suffrage Stories, has been developed. The lesson plans were created for 4th-8th grade students.

Classroom curriculum, to be used with The Warrior Tradition, has been developed. The lesson plans were created for 7th-8th grade students but include ideas for HS students.

Classroom curriculum, to be used with the television program Reimaginng A Buffalo Landmark, has been developed to be used with 7th-8th grade students.

Curriculum, to be used with Understanding the Opioid Epidemic, has been developed for 7th-8th grade students but include ideas for adapting for HS students.

How did the friendship between Wright and his wealthy Buffalo client affect the structural aesthetic of a major American city and make significant impact on architectural history?

Through these lessons, teachers and students can examine not only the causes, battles and results of the War, but also delve into the personal stories and perspectives.

Olmsted's interests and skills go beyond landscape architecture. He was an advocate for green space, a journalist, a committed anti-slavery reformer and a believer in urban health.

Students can learn from Shaw. He was ingenious and thoughtful enough to create essentially a work of art out of controversial topics that made an impact.

Resources can be used to help students explore hidden messages in songs and hymns, uses of records and writing, as well as a deeper meaning of the Fugitive Slave of 1850.

Included here are activities designed to enhance the understanding of Buffalo Niagara waterways, as well as broader, relatable themes to be used in your classroom.

Find valuable resources based on the Tragedy and Hope: Stories of Painkiller Addiction. An essential component of combating this epidemic is awareness and education.

Find valuable resources  for financial literacy and responsibility based on the Your Life, Your Money. 

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