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2014 All-State Chorus and Orchestra Oct. 31 - Nov. 1

Posted by Brian Gevik on

The 62nd annual South Dakota All-State Chorus and Orchestra event features the state's best high school musicians. See the Grand Concert live on SDPB TV or online at SDPB.org

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Children & Education

The Belle Fourche Sugar Plant

Last Updated by Brian Gevik on

Belle Fourche, South Dakota was once at the center of a thriving sugar industry.

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STEM Activity Idea - Stagecoach Travel: 1st Law of Motion

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During this activity your children will learn about the often unglamorous and harsh realities of stagecoach travel. They will also participate in a hands-on activity in which they will use coaster wagons to investigate Newton’s 1st Law of Motion.

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SDMyLife helps SD youth navigate academic and career interests

Posted by Laura Dimock on

SDMyLife is an online program assisting students

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How To Help Every Child Fulfill Their Potential

Last Updated by Laura Dimock on

A really interesting explanation regarding a fixed mindset vs a growth mindset with respect to intelligence and effort in children.

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Savor Dakota

Fool Proof Five Mushrooms

Last Updated by Melissa Sievers on

Morel mushrooms are highly sought after. There are other wild mushroom varieties that can be added to dinner.

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Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta by Chef MJ Adams

Posted by Melissa Sievers on

Mushroom Tagliatelle Pasta is the first featured recipe as highlighted in Savor Dakota Episode 1: Spring. Chef MJ Adams contributes the recipe for our archive.

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SAVOR DAKOTA at the South Dakota Peach Festival

Last Updated by Katy Beem on

Visit SDPB's booth at the South Dakota Peach Festival June 25 & 26

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Science & Technology

Mobile Engagement in the Era of App Overload

Posted by PBS Idea Lab on

These days, there seems to be an app for everything. Voice-enabled pizza ordering? Check. An app that says “Yo?” Check. As of today, Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store are home to over 1.4 million apps, each!

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Is It Irrational to Believe in Aliens?

Posted by Nate Wek on

For many years, people have discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in the universe. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have stated the probability of life existing on another planet, other than earth, is favorable... especially when considering the size of the universe.

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How much would you sacrifice to be the first person on Mars?

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Michael McDonnell has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He has a physics degree. He’s worked in hazardous environments. He hopes these qualifications will convince a selection committee that he’s the perfect candidate for the first human voyage to Mars.

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Sports & Recreation

2016 SDHSAA State Soccer Championships - Top Ten Goals

Last Updated by Kyle Mork on

The Top Ten Goals scored at the 2016 South Dakota High School Soccer Championships.

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Adam Vinatieri Breaks NFL Record For Most Consecutive Field Goals

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

South Dakota native and future National Football League Hall of Fame kicker Adam Vinatieri has broken the league record for consecutive field goals – 43 in a row.

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Winner, SD Cheer and Dance Team Honors Deceased Classmate

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

The cheer and dance teams from Winner, South Dakota are honoring their classmate Taylor Watzel at the state cheer and dance competition in Aberdeen.

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"In The Margins" With Lori Walsh

A Book, A Hammock and a Lifetime of Reading

Last Updated by Lori Walsh on

It's time to pack your beach bag with books and get ready for a holiday weekend. As the summer reading season heats up, we catch up with Peggy Stout. She's the owner of Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre.

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