Wild Kratts Movie

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Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest Celebration 2014

Mountain Lake PBS honored the winners of its annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest with a celebration on May 20th. Congratulations to the winners! more »

Jul 7, 2014 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Mountain Lake Journal - Career Crosswalks Forum - April 11, 2014

Today’s global economy needs a more educated workforce and that is changing how we look at secondary education. A new kind of school is taking shape in the North Country connecting students directly to college and employers more »

Apr 14, 2014 News

Mountain Lake PBS Common Core Forum (FULL)

Watch the full discussion on the new Common Core Standards, featuring a live audience, New York State Education Commissioner John King and New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch. more »

Nov 21, 2013 News

Schools Set to Adopt New “Common Core” Learning Standards | PBS Newshour Extra

This video from PBS Newshour Extra explores the implementation of the Common Core Standards. more »


Chinese Artists Helps Raise Funds For College For Every Student (CFES)

An artist from China visiting the Adirondacks raises thousands of dollars to help CFES send students in need to college. more »

Aug 16, 2013 Education

How Two Colleges Have Helped Plattsburgh Become Montreal’s US Suburb

Thom Hallock moderates a forum on the role of higher education in the economic vitality of Northern New York. more »

Sep 29, 2013 Education

Parents Inspire Six-Year-Old Drum Wizard!

It is often said that our parents inspire us to do great things. This might be an understatement when it comes to 6-year-old drumming extraordinaire Avery Molek. more »

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Director of Outreach and Education discusses MLPBS Education Initiatives

Paul Larson sits down with Director of Outreach and Education Jane Owens to discuss Mountain Lake PBS's education initiatives. more »

Feb 2, 2013 Education

New York State Common Core Curriculum - ELA & Literacy

A series of videos that explain New York State's Common Core Curriculum in ELA & Literacy more »


Photos: Wild Kratts Event at Saranac Lake Free Library

Thanks to all the kids and parents who came out to our Wild Kratts event at The Saranac Lake Free Library on Saturday, June 22nd. Click the slideshow to see photos from this great day of Wild Kratts inspired stories and activities. See you next time! more »

Jun 24, 2013 Education

Mountain Lake PBS Offers FREE RESOURCES to Fuel Learning This Summer

This summer, Mountain Lake PBS will provide families with a variety of free and educational resources to encourage young learners to continue learning and exploring over summer vacation. more »

Jun 13, 2013 Education

TED Talks Education on PBS

Hear inspiring leaders on the topic of learning in this TED project hosted by John Legend. more »

May 10, 2013 Programs

Photos from Martha Speaks Story Hour at Mountain Lake PBS!

Local kids came to the station for our Martha Speaks Story Hour - take a look at the photos! more »

May 17, 2013 Education

Important Information For Parents of School Kids In Grades 3-8

This video is about the New York State Common Core Standards and the grade 3-8 state assessments in English language arts and math. Please share it with parents and families. more »

Apr 19, 2013 Education

Career Crosswalks

The Career Crosswalks website collects career and technical education videos and resources designed for students and educators.

Resources for Teachers and Parents

STEM experiments to do at home!

Mountain Lake PBS invites children to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on-air, online, and in the community.


OFFICIAL PODCAST: "All Things Natural," a series of nature essays written by Ed Kanze for more than a quarter century, looks at a kitchen-sink full of natural phenomenon in an inquisitive and playful spirit.

  • LISTEN: Finding Common Ferns

    I've been seeing lots of ferns lately, and maybe you have, too. Most are tricky to identify. Still, there are three big common ones that are easy to know: the bracken, the interrupted, and the cinnamon. more »

  • LISTEN: Aye Aye Skipper

    Should you care about tiny drab butterflies that look like moths? I'm not sure. But plants all over the world seem to care a great deal about them more »

  • LISTEN: A Damsel in Distress

    Birds do it, bees do it, and so do damselflies, delicate cousins of dragonflies that dart through the air around and above wet places. more »