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#DiscoverDL Festival November 6 - 10, 2017

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#DiscoverDL Dolphin Research - by Dolphin Research Center 
Celebrate #DiscoverDL by learning about some of the current research being conducted with dolphins and how this helps to protect dolphins in the wild. 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY 
Audience:  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent 
 
#DiscoverDL Louie's Story - by Dolphin Research Center
Celebrate #DiscoverDL by learning about oil spills and their impact on the environment with Dolphin Research Center family member Louie! 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY 
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 

#Discover DL : Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle - by Sea Turtle, Inc.
Sea turtles live over 100 years! Learn all about their life cycle and habitats in the ocean! 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons 


 #DiscoverDL : Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation - by Sea Turtle, Inc.
Join us to visit patients recovering at a sea turtle rescue center in South Texas! Learn about threats facing endangered sea turtles and what Sea Turtle, Inc. is doing to help! 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons 


#DiscoverDL Food Choices the Environment Will Love You For - by California Academy of Sciences
Students will take on the role of being Planet Heroes as they are challenged to design and implement solutions to benefit wildlife, ecosystems, and global communities through one surprising avenue - our food systems! 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY 
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8 


#DiscoverDL Tusker Power! - by University of Nebraska State Museum 
Step Right Up! See the wild elephants who once freely roamed America’s heartland. Explore these prehistoric pachyderms world. Come eye to eye with “Archie”, the world’s largest mounted mammoth. Discover the amazing life history left in their fossilized teeth record. “Meet” the scientists who discovered their fossilized remains! 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons


DiscoverDL: Virtual Tour of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History - by by Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Bring several classrooms...or your entire SCHOOL... to the museum for a virtual tour!  Our new platform allows an unlimited number of participants to view the live stream at the same time.  This Highlights Tour of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History featur... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners 

 
#DiscoverDL: ¡Fiesta! Music and Culture of Spain and Latin America - by Manhattan School of Music 
Join MSM teaching artist Ana Garcia on a one or two-part cultural journey through her home country of Spain, and then through Latin America! Filled with live music performance, media-rich examples, and interactive demonstrations, ¡Fiesta! celebrates rich cultu... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 
 
#DiscoverDL: American Voices: Song and Citizenship in the U.S.A. - byManhattan School of Music 
What do the songs and music you listen to say about you? What does a musical artist’s music say about themselves? Join MSM Distance Learning for “American Voices: Song and Citizenship in the U.S.A.” in which we explore American song throughout the 20th century... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  11, 12 
 
#DiscoverDL: From Hamilton to West Side Story: Identifying Our American Experience through Song - by Manhattan School of Music
What do a Founding Father, the Pacific Theater of WWII, and a mid-century Puerto Rican street gang all have in common? Find out in MSM Distance Learning’s “From Hamilton to West Side Story: Identifying Our American Experience through Song.” In this night on th... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  11, 12 

#DiscoverDL: Humor with Edge: Exploring Political Cartoons - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society
For more than two centuries, whenever there has been a debate in the United States, political cartoons have taken part, and in some cases, pushed the debate to its limits.  Analyzing a political cartoon can lead to a deeper understanding of the issues address... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners 


#DiscoverDL: Picture This: Virginia in the Twentieth Century - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 
Using photographs and primary sources throughout the twentieth century, this program is designed to allow participants to examine the changes in Virginia and American history during the 20th century. These images address historical themes such as education, in... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners 


#DiscoverDL: Sick Call!: Civil War Diseases, Hospitals, & Medicine - by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Historical Society 
More soldiers died during the American Civil War from diseases than from battle wounds. This program examines how doctors, nurses, and patients in the North and South dealt with sickness and injury. Students will help diagnose sick patients & treat them fo... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners 


#DiscoverDL Wild Discoveries! Wacky Animals + Careful Observation = Fantastic Descriptive Writing - by Authors on Call/iNK Think Tank 
Hot pink millipedes, slime-shooting worms, see-through frogs... Nonfiction author Heather L. Montgomery will have your students peaking into scientists' journals, sucked into stories of actual scientific discoveries, and eager to make and document their own di... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Parent, Adult Learners 

 
Leave almost all your possessions and friends behind? Walk over 2000 miles in bare feet over the course of 5 or 6 months? Drink brown, gritty water? Cross raging rivers and baking hot deserts? Learn to use buffalo chips? Join us on the Oregon Trail! 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5 
Join us as we explore the wonderful world of invertebrates. Use your inquiry skills to group them based on the special adaptations of these "spineless" creatures. See why they make up more than 95% of the world's animals. 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4 

 
#DiscoverDL: Spies of the American Revolution - by Roper Mountain
It’s 1780 and the British have invaded South Carolina. The patriot militias are fighting back but they need your help! Support the cause of liberty by serving as a spy for the leaders of the American resistance and learn the techniques you’ll need to relay vital information such as writing with invisible ink, cipher wheels, letter masks, and more. 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons 

 
All aboard! Come explore the technological advances made during the westward expansion of the 19th century and their impact on history of the United States. Learn about the economics of railroad building, the challenges faced by both railroad companies and Native Americans, and see for yourself the lasting legacy of the Transcontinental Railroad.  
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 7 

 
#DiscoverDL Could You Be President? Presidential Poems  - by Author/Bullying Expert/Speaker Brad Tassell 
It's a crazy year in politics! So, it makes sense to have a program that teaching is a fun and non political way how the process works and what historically the presidency is all about. Your class could have a wonderful time learning everything about being pre... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 
 
#DiscoverDL Motivational Time out and fun Adult Learners - by Author/Bullying Expert/Speaker Brad Tassell
Top Honors - Pinnacle Award! Video -Conferencing equipment is not just for student learning and educators. It's for everybody. Author/comedian Brad Tassell brings a hilarious and motivating talk to whatever group is meeting and whatever they are meeting for. ... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  10, 11, 12, Adult Learners 
 
#DiscoverDL The writing process with Pinnacle award winning/best-selling author Brad Tassell  - by Author/Bullying Expert/Speaker Brad Tassell 
Where do your students write? How do they get their ideas going? How can they make it more interesting and fun? Pinnacle Award winning/best-selling author Comedian Brad Tassell uses humor and experience to talk about the writing process in a casual fun way! 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8 
 
#DiscoverDL Two Voices Poetry, Speaking of Math, and Literacy  - by Author/Bullying Expert/Speaker Brad Tassell 
From bestselling award winning author/comedian Brad Tassell and WKU elementary math methods professor Janet Tassell comes Speaking of math: Fluency Poems for Partners. Watch your students grow as they love reading these poems on topics from Dinosaur teeth to T... 
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4 

 
#DiscoverDL Virtual Invertebrate Encounter - Arachnids - by Butterfly Pavilion 
Through interactive video conferencing, an arachnid is introduced with a story and shown on camera. Then student scientists take the lead through inquiry, asking questions about the animal that set the direction for the remainder of this fun, back-and-forth session.  
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons 

#DiscoverDL Virtual Invertebrate Encounter - Insects - by Butterfly Pavilion 
Through interactive video conferencing, an insect is introduced with a story and shown on camera. Then student scientists take the lead through inquiry, asking questions about the animal that set the direction for the remainder of this fun, back-and-forth session.  
Availability:  By Request ONLY 
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons 

#DiscoverDL: Surgical Suite - Total Knee View Only - by COSI Columbus 
Watch a LIVE total knee replacement surgery with narration from the surgeon and staff as they perform the procedure.  
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY 
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners 

   
 
 
 
 
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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

Program: "#DiscvoerDL: Slime Time"



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