The Moral Question
The Scopes Trial took place during the twenties, bringing the question of evolution and creation to the forefront of the American attention. Prohibition, supported by Americans with conservative, traditional values, was a "Noble Experiment" that didn't wo ...
Hot Air Balloon
This program explores the origins of a variety of familiar fabrics, and the way they are used in the manufacture of clothing. Next we see the creation of a single garment, then explore the uses of fabrics, and watch children use some of these materials.
Facts About Bats
Segment presents basic facts about bats and what we can do to help them.
Craftwork and Storytelling - Present
The Ojibwe today still work crafts like beadwork in the winter, and the elders still share stories with children to teach them the ways of their people.
Model: Other Buildings
See magnificent Rome as it was 2,000 years ago. Experience the Colosseum as it appeared to the Roman Empire. Computer-animated reconstructions make it possible to witness first-hand the people of the ancient civilization spreading their culture from Engla ...
A currency trader explains why exchange rates are always changing.
Final Confrontation 1620-1650
Traces the 300-year development of the Renaissance in Europe, from its late medieval beginnings until its creation of the modern era. This overview ties together themes explored in depth in the other programs in the Renaissance Series, which are based on ...
Letter: To Nancy M'Lehose
Robert Burns' verses are known in almost every language on earth. His love poems rank as some of the finest ever written and his egalitarian ideals were in advance of his time. His personal life is a story of failure and successive disasters, but out of ...
What's On the Mud?
Children dig in the mud to discover which animals bury themselves for protection against predators. Life in the estuary is risky; both natural and industrial changes can cause loss of life. The estuary is a rich but fragile habitat.
1675 - Metacom Leads ?King Philip?s War?
King Philip's War, led by Metacom, the Wampanoag chief also known as King Philip, was one of many wars by the English colonies at Jamestown and Plymouth Plantation against Native Americans, including the Pequot War in 1636.
League of Nations
Taft began as T. Roosevelt's handpicked Republican successor, but they quarreled and split the party, allowing the idealistic Wilson to become the first Democratic president of the 20th century. He failed to keep America out of World War I or to join the ...
Ratification, Columbia, South Carolina
Segment traces the adoption process of the Constitution and the change of the Capital of South Carolina from Charleston to Columbia
Products Made with Wood
Wood has always been a valuable material to people. It has a wide range of uses, from furniture to charcoal; from building material to musical instruments. Papers have different properties, too. Paper can be recycled, which saves wood and trees.
Using a Compound Microscope
This program demonstrates techniques for using a student microscope to achieve spectacular images. Emphasis is on correct lighting procedures and the techniques required for viewing living cells.
Amphipods and Isopods
Phylum Arthropoda is the most luxuriant branch on the tree of life. This program covers phylum characteristic and three major arthropod classes: Crustaceans (copepods, waterfleas, branchiopods, decapods, and barnacles), Chelicerates (scorpions, pseudos ...
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