Free STEM Resources Available by Text for Elementary Teachers

News Release Date: 
May 7, 2018

For Immediate Release

Free STEM Resources Available by Text for Elementary Teachers

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 7, 2018) – NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations announces free STEM resources available to elementary teachers via text from the PBS KIDS’ series “Cyberchase.”

Nebraska teachers can sign up now by texting NET to 30644. Teachers that sign up for the four-week program will receive educational STEM content delivered right to their phones once a week. Teachers will receive tips, lessons, videos and more.

The award-winning PBS KIDS math series is packed with mystery, humor and action, delivering positive messages about math by teaching concepts in a fun way that kids can understand.

Funding for “Cyberchase” is provided by The JPB Foundation, the Heising-Simons Foundation and Ernst & Young LLP. Additional funding is provided by Lynne and Marc Benioff, the Tiger Baron Foundation, Shailaja and Umesh Nagarkatte and Ellen Marcus. “Cyberchase” is produced by THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET.

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations

NET is Nebraska's statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.