This week on GCPS TV









This week on GCPS TV


      “GCPS Focus”
      (Original GCPS Television Production)

      GCPS Focus kicks off its second season with an exciting new 15-minute weekly format providing timely news and information about our schools. Look for a new edition of GCPS Focus to air each Friday at 7:30 p.m.

      This week's show features back-to-school coverage, a distinguished recognition for Summerour Middle School, and a look at the school system's bus fleet as it hits the road.

      Air Dates and Times: Airing daily at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and midnight.
      Target Audience: Employees and Gwinnett County citizens.
      “SOLs: Snippets of Learning”

      Give your students an overview of history from the first Americans to the early explorers by tuning into SOLs: Snippets of Learning. History comes alive as figures from America's past tell their unique and powerful stories. This series of six historical snapshots-- each designed to stand alone-- targets significant events in United States history. Each 10-minute segment provides an overview of the following topics: the life of Native Americans prior to colonization; the story of Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America; Voices of the Revolutionary War; Voices of the Civil War; Early Explorers; and Geography of the New World.

      Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing daily at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Elementary school students.
      NASA "Why?" Files:
      The Case of the Unknown Stink

      In "The Case of the Unknown Stink," students are invited to actively join the Tree House Detectives as they accept the challenge of trying to find the source of an unpleasant odor that is invading the surrounding neighborhoods. To determine the source of the "stink," the detectives learn about the sense of smell-- what it is and how humans and animals smell. They also learn how NASA's Atmospheric Science research can help solve the case.

      Air Dates and Times: One-hour program, airing daily at 9:00 a.m.
      Target Audience: Grades 3-5.
      NASA CONNECT:
      Geometry and Algebra:
      Glow with the Flow

      NASA CONNECT is a series of integrated mathematics, science, and technology instructional programs for students. In this episode, NASA aerospace engineers use scale models to show how air flows and why materials glow under wind tunnel conditions.

      Air Dates and Times: 30-minute program, airing daily at 12:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
      Target Audience: Grades 5-8.