Roadtrip Nation: Empowered State | Power for Good | Watch & Wonder Weekly Highlight

Wednesday, September 20, 1 PM

For next week’s Watch & Wonder Highlight, we’re thrilled to feature this episode of Roadtrip Nation: Empowered State. After watching, dive deeper with resources about practical career and education advice from diverse industry leaders and innovators on PBS LearningMedia.

In Power for Good, meet the “Empowered State” roadtrippers: David, Leila, and Julia—three New Yorkers interested in finding their place in the clean energy revolution; then follow along as they explore hydroelectric power’s potential at Niagara Falls and visit Ithaca, one of New York’s greenest cities.

PBS LearningMedia

Roadtrip Nation collection

Grades 6-12
Roadtrip Nation personalizes the career exploration process for young people by focusing on their interests and the questions they may have about how to build a life around what they love. The Roadtrip Nation collection includes engaging video interviews and interactive online tools to expose students to greater career possibilities. Educators can choose from a variety of resources and lesson plans to find the right tool based on time, materials, and students’ interests.

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