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Energy Express on WVPB-TV

5:30 p.m. on WVPB-TV

Join host Zack Harold for fun, engaging activities

This summer educational series on West Virginia Public Broadcasting offers literacy, STEM and other programming for children and families.

WVU Extension and West Virginia Public Broadcasting have partnered to bring youth programming into the homes of West Virginia families. Viewers can tune in to WVPB-TV to enjoy engaging and fun activities in literacy, STEM, art, cooking, nature and more. 

Did you miss an episode? Don't worry, you can catch up on all of the latest episodes via the Energy Express on WVPB YouTube Channel. Tune in, share with friends and family and learn something new!

The fourth season of WVU Extension's Energy Express programming on West Virginia Public Broadcasting will air Monday through Friday from 5:30 to 6 p.m. beginning June 19 on WVPB-TV. A listing of all local stations are available at Find WVPB Television.

Coming to WVPB

Season 4, Episodes 26-30 - Energy Express on WVPB 

Monday, July 24, 2023, 5:30 p.m.   

To kick off today’s episode, Jen Robertson-Honecker, WVU Extension STEM Specialist, and Ben, the flashlight wizard, lead a STEM activity, teaching us how to make our own flashlights. For this activity, you will need jumbo craft sticks, LEDs, coin cell batteries, jumbo paper clips, copper tape, masking tape, scissors. If all that science worked up an appetite, you’re in luck! Susan Lily, a nutrition instructor with the WVU Extension Family Nutrition Program, walks us through how to make some delicious energy bars. For this recipe, you will need rice cereal, quick cooking oats, toasted nuts, dried cranberries, unsweetened coconut, honey, low-fat peanut butter and vanilla.  

Season 4, Episodes 21-25 - Energy Express on WVPB 

Monday, July 17, 2023, 5:30 p.m.   

This episode is a rerun from season 3. 

All Episodes

Videos from the Series

This YouTube playlist contains videos from the Energy Express on WVPB series. To access other videos, click the top right corner of the YouTube video to see the rest of the videos.

Season 4

Starts June 19 at 5:30 p.m.

Season 3

Season 2

Season 1