Newest Programs 

Santini's Sounds of the Sea - by Dolphin Research Center
2016-17
Can dolphins talk? What can they hear? How do they communicate? Immerse yourself in the world of marine mammals and learn about dolphin communication and sound with Santini at Dolphin Research Center!
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Turkey Stories! You Can Cut, Draw and Use Sign Language with Turkeys! - by Author Valerie Marsh
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Your students will love listening and retelling turkey stories with author Valerie Marsh.! We will enjoy stories using the easy methods of paper-cutting, draw and fold, and sign language. Then your students will create and write their own turkey stories. u...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4

Humorous Poetry by Col. Wayne Edwards - by George Bush Presidential Library & Museum (41)
2015-16
Colonel Wayne Edwards is a comic poet who brings his humorous poetry to life!
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Anansi, the Spider Trickster - Audience Participation & Creative Writing - by Author Valerie Marsh
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Anansi is an important trickster folktale character from West Africa and the Caribbean. Students listen to and participate in stories of Anansi by drawing, paper-cutting or sign language. Then students can write their own Anansi trickster tale! Easy and ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Finding the "Real" Pocahontas - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society
2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
The study of Pocahontas is an excellent exercise testing the strength of primary versus secondary sources. Factually we know very little about Pocahontas. These facts are often interwoven with myth and legend surrounding her life. Depictions of Pocahontas thro...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Media Literacy: 1968 - by History Live
2010-11,2011-12,2012-13,2013-14 Honorable Mention,2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17 Honorable Mention
Become smart consumers of media while exploring themes of the 1960s Bring Your Own Device!
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Mexican Culture: A look at central Mexico (FREE) - by Learn Around The World
2016-17
On this program, we are taking your classroom to Mexico; specifically, central Mexico. On this virtual field trip, your students will be introduced to the richness of the culture found throughout the central region of Mexico; the food, art, sports and more.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Everybody Needs a Home - by Greenville Zoo
2012-13 Honorable Mention,2014-15,2015-16
Nests, burrows, a pile of rocks...every animal needs a home, but how do they find one?
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten

Careers in Horticulture (FREE) - by Longwood Gardens
2015-16
Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the great gardens of the world and hear from the people that make it successful. Learn about the variety of career opportunities in horticulture and gain a better understanding of career pathways. Interact with a Longwoo...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

First Contact: Comparing Multiple Perspectives on Woodland Indians - by Timeline Studio by the Maryland Historical Society
2015-16 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
Join Timeline Studio as we travel back in time to 1634 and learn about the Eastern Woodland Indians by comparing multiple first hand accounts! During this program students will be exposed to diaries,paintings, drawings, and artifacts from our collection and wi...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult Learners

Our Flag, Then and Now - by Burritt on the Mountain: A Living Museum
2012-13
Go back in time with your historic teacher to a classroom 100 years ago. Learn about the American flag, patriotism, and the history of our pledge to our flag as it was taught in 1910. You will also have the opportunity to compare flags then and now, and then...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Text Chat: Geologist Cari Corrigan on Her Job Studying Antarctic Meteorites - by Smithsonian Institution- National Museum of Natural History
2013-14 Honorable Mention
Join live, text-based web chats with scientists who have previously been featured on a Smithsonian Science How live webcast. Students will have direct conversations with scientists about their career pathways and research at the Museum. On October 26, explore ...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Dino Safari *NEW* - by Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology (Canada)
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2013-14 Honorable Mention,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16, 2016-17
From T. rex to Triceratops, it’s time to search for some pre-historic friends! Meet the dinosaurs of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology’s world-famous Dinosaur Hall on our Dino Safari! Pre-schoolers will learn about the different types of dinosaurs fo...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students

Vote 1960: Kennedy or Nixon? - by The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
2011-12,2013-14 Honorable Mention
It was the energy and optimism of Kennedy versus the experience and reputation of Nixon that resulted in one of the closest elections in US history. Connect to The Sixth Floor Museum to see photos, documents, commercials, songs and objects related to the 1...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Media Literacy in the Age of Social Media (High School Program) - by HEC-TV
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Join us to explore different aspects of media literacy in the age of social media..  Three different programs of the day will target elementary, middle school, and high school audiences separately, all of them focused on the big picture question:  How do we kn...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12

Media Literacy in the Age of Social Media (Middle School Program) - by HEC-TV
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2015-16
 Join us to explore different aspects of media literacy in the age of social media..  Three different programs of the day will target elementary, middle school, and high school audiences separately, all of them focused on the big picture question:  How do we k...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8

Media Literacy in the Age of Social Media (Elementary Program) - by HEC-TV
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Join us to explore different aspects of media literacy in the age of social media.  Three different programs of the day target elementary, middle school, and high school audiences separately, all of the focused on the big picture question:  How do we know what...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art
“When I read that a Doomsday Vault–a modern-day ark for plants–had been built near the North Pole, I became determined to photograph it. Two years later, I crossed the threshold into the icy cavern containing a comprehensive catalogue of life.” – Dornith Doher...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Parson Weems' Fable - by Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Dive deep into discussion and analysis of Grant Wood’s painting Parson Weems’ Fable (1939). Students will be introduced to the artist and supporting information to spark interest and connections to United States history. Working from their own observations, st...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Asian Elephants (Free) - by Learn Around The World
2016-17
On this program, we're taking your classroom to Thailand to visit an Asian elephant sanctuary. Your class will learn about the Asian Elephant, what’s threatening this magnificent elephant, and what’s tourism’s impact on this animal in Thailand.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Tropical Plant Adaptations (FREE) - by Longwood Gardens
2015-16
Travel through Longwood’s Conservatory and get an up-close look at our tropical plants. Identify characteristics of the tropical climate and how plants have adapted to survive. Interact with an Educator and explore these amazing adaptations through video, i...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6

Virtual New Me: Puberty (50% off w/ Scholarship) - by Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2012-13 Honorable Mention,2015-16 Honorable Mention
Explore puberty during a sensitive, respectful, coed discussion led by a professional educator. Discuss the physical and emotional changes of growing and changing. Ask honest questions about puberty changes and get honest answers.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  5, 6

Pack It Up: What to Bring to Colonial America - by Timeline Studio by the Maryland Historical Society
2015-16 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
Students will explore reproduction artifacts to consider the choices early colonists made when deciding what supplies to bring to the New World, taking into account factors such as necessities for survival and resources available in America.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult Learners

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