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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

How Many Alligators Long Is a Triceratops?

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Fun with math from Dinosaur Train. 

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New PBS Kids Series NATURE CAT Premieres in Fall

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PBS KIDS premieres NATURE CAT, a new animated series that encourages children to explore nature, this fall.

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Get Moving! — A Time Trials Math Activity

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This Time Trials Activity injects some educational fun by calculating their mph while your kids ride, skate, pogo or scoot.

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DINOSAUR TRAIN: ZEPPELIN ADVENTURE premieres June 15

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PBS KIDS Summer Safari kicks off in June with the premiere of DINOSAUR TRAIN: Zeppelin Adventure. 

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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

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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

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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

Boys Basketball Championship (And AA Girls) Brackets and Coverage Information

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Four state high school basketball tournaments will take place in South Dakota this week; all three boys classes and one class in girls. South Dakota Public Broadcasting will be live streaming all of the tournaments, but only televising from three of the locations. Click here for more info...

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Viborg-Hurley, A Friendship Worth 2,000 Points

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

In South Dakota, a basketball player scoring 2,000 points in her high school career is somewhat rare. In early February, Abby Hora of Viborg-Hurley became the 24th player in South Dakota history to join the 2,000 point club. While Hora may get the credit in the stat book – her lifelong friendship with a teammate on the court is what made the 2,000 point journey memorable.

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Saturday Scoreboard: Girls State Basketball Championships

Last Updated by Nate Wek on

Here are the final results from all three days of competition during the state girls basketball championships (Class A and Class B). Click here for more...

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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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