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PBS Digital Studios

PBS has been producing thoughtful programming for diverse audiences since 1970, and since 2012, PBS Digital Studios has been an innovator in digital-first educational programming, constantly exploring new directions to educate audiences about history, science, culture, and the world around them. PBS Digital Studios includes a network of YouTube channels with millions of subscribers and billions of lifetime views.

Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: How Ocean Currents (And How We Are Breaking Them)
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 9 / Ep 5
12 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: How the Pandemic Has Distorted Our Sense of Time
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 18
8 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Two people standing apart, both wearing surgical masks.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 16
7 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A woman holds a wailing infant in her arms.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 3
8 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 24
11 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
An enlarged view of the cells lining the retina is shown from an eyeball. A colorful and a black and white picture of parrot are shown on either side of the eyeball.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 23
8 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sixteen eyeballs, each with different eye color. Caption: Martin-Schultz scale.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 9
5 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
An illustration depicts the recycling machine, and a recycled product.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 28
11 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A battery gauge has 14 blocks, where 7 blocks are full. The grades of the battery gauge reads, from top to bottom, as follows. Gamma rays, X rays, U V, visible rays, and infrared. An arrow points from visible light to infrared.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 4
8 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Fastest Animals Are Way Faster Than You Think
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 19
12 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Golden Ratio--Is It Myth or Math?
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 9 / Ep 2
22 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Lizard That Uses Nanotechnology to Walk Upside Down
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 21
8 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man in glasses and cardigan holds palms together with lips parted in mid-speech. He stands before a green background with white scratches.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 5 / Ep 13
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Many hot air balloons taking off into the sky.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 3 / Ep 10
5 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Shocking Truth About Ben Franklin and the Kite
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 23
8 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Shocking Way Your Brain Runs on Electricity
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 23
18 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A graph plots pressure in Pascal’s versus temperature in degrees Celsius. The horizontal axis is marked at negative 5, 0, and 100. The vertical axis ranges from 1 kilo Pascal to 100 Mega Pascal’s in increments of exponents of 10. At 1 atmospheric pressure water is in solid ice at negative 5 degrees to 0 degrees, in liquid state from 0 degrees to 100 degrees Celsius, and in vapor form above 100 degrees Celsius.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 29
7 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: It's Okay to Be Smart: The Transcontinental Burrito Hypertunnel
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 9 / Ep 4
11 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man with glasses raises eyebrows and parts lips mid-speech. Toys and books are on bookshelves in background.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 25
13 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Different math equations and graphs are drawn, with a butterfly as the backdrop.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 7 / Ep 7
9 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12