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Energy Express on WVPB-TV

Monday-Friday
9:30 a.m. on WVPB-TV

Join host Joel Brown 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 Service and West Virginia Public Broadcasting have partnered to bring youth programming into the homes of West Virginia families. Beginning June 29, 2020, viewers can tune in to WVPB-TV to enjoy engaging and fun activities in literacy, STEM, art, cooking, nature and more.

WVU Extension Service's Energy Express programming on West Virginia Public Broadcasting will air Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. beginning June 29 on WVPB-TV. A listing of all local stations are available at  WVPB-TV stations.

Coming to WVPB

Week of August 3 - Energy Express on WVPB

Monday, August 3, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

Make it fly! Join Jennifer Robertson-Honecker, WVU Extension Service STEM Specialist, and her son, Ben, to learn how to make your own helicopter that you can fly at your home. ( For this activity, you will creative items from around your house to build your simple machine.) Want to enter the competition? Visit extension.wvu.edu/stemcare to learn more!

Kerri Carte, Family and Community Development agent will make a yummy cucumber salad. ( For this recipe, you will need light mayonnaise, two cucumbers, two large tomatoes, two strips of bacon, pinch of salt and bibb or leaf lettuce.)

Week of August 3 - Energy Express on WVPB


Week of July 27 - Energy Express on WVPB

Monday, July 27, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

Do you know what a simple machine is? It’s a machine that uses a chain of events to get to an end result, in this case, watering a plant. Join Jennifer Robertson-Honecker, WVU Extension Service STEM Specialist, and her son, Ben, as they read a fun book and relate the book to what tools we need to build our own simple machine. And, you won’t want to miss an opportunity to join the friendly competition in our Rube Goldberg “Water a Plant Video Challenge.” (For this activity, you will use creative items from around your house to build your simple machine.) Want to enter the competition? Visit extension.wvu.edu/stemcare to learn more! An extended version of this episode also will be available on our YouTube channel.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 9:30 a.m.

Week of July 27 - Energy Express on WVPB



Videos from the Series

This YouTube playlist contains all 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.