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Children of the Holocaust
- by The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center
This one hour videoconference provides a 5-minute overview of childrens' experiences during Holocaust, 40 minutes of testimony from a child survivor, and 15 minutes for questions from vieweres
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 41 evaluation(s).


Career Day Comedy - R U Kidding Me?!
- by Author Dave Schwensen
Learn about careers in the entertainment industry. The focus is on comedy because of Dave's behind the scenes experience, but it is also a look at the teams working with performers such as singers, actors, writers and other creative arts. Topics...
Audience:  Education: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



  based on 4 evaluation(s).


FREE - Follow the Buffalo
- by Homestead National Historical Park
Follow the Buffalo examines how American Indians utilized the American bison for survival and the impacts the Homestead Act of 1862 had on their way of life.
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

FREE!



   based on 170 evaluation(s).


Rebuilding America Reconstruction and Jim Crow
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
After the Civil War, Virginians embraced economic development & technological change while resisting political & social change.  This program examines the ways in which Virginians and other former Confederates dealt with rebuilding &...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 28 evaluation(s).


The Lewis&Clark Expedition Dorothy Patent Tells The Story of Hardship and Discovery (CCSS aligned)
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
The Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 to 1806 offers something for everyone—adventure, danger, wild animals, fascinating Indian cultures, and more.  Follow award-winning author Dorothy Hinshaw Patent along on this amazing journey of discovery...
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


The Civil War An American Turning Point
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
From 1861 to 1865 the country was in a military and social revolution. How we define freedom, liberty, patriotism, and nation today is directly related to the diverse experiences of the individuals who participated in the Civil War.
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 54 evaluation(s).


FREE Pocahontas and the Powhatan Indians
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by Mattaponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like for Woodland Indians by examining the Algonquian speaking Powhatans in Virginia before the first English settlers made it...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

FREE!



   based on 65 evaluation(s).


Hitler's War Against Children How One Boy Survived the Death Camps--by Andrea Warren--CCSS Aligned
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
In a nongraphic presentation,Andrea Warren, author of Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, will introduce students to the story of one brave Jewish boy caught up in World War II and the Holocaust. She will discuss why the Holocaust...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



  based on 9 evaluation(s).


Is It a Fiddle or a Violin?
- by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Two professional musicians swap stories and songs to explore the rich histories of dance-oriented country fiddle music and classical concert violin repertoire. Through performance and interaction, students learn about the similarities and...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 13 evaluation(s).


Animal Training
- by Saint Louis Zoo
Animal training is an important role of the zoo keepers at the Saint Louis Zoo! Join a zoo educator to learn what animal training is all about and how zoo keepers use positive reinforcement training to provide daily care, like health monitoring...
Audience:  Education: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



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What Would You Have Done? Andrea Warren's Books About Brave Children--CCSS Aligned
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Introduce students to the works of award-winning author Andrea Warren, who writes about ordinary children caught up in challenging historical events, calling upon them to find the extraordinary within themselves.
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Words & Music Teach Language Arts Through Songwriting
- by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Using our award-winning Words & Music Teacher’s Guide, teachers lead students through the lyric writing process. A selection of original student lyrics are then put to music and performed by a professional songwriter in the culminating...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners



   based on 16 evaluation(s).


Squid Dissection (Gr 6-12)
- by Aquarium of the Pacific
How is a squid related to a snail? How does a squid swim? Why does a squid ink? The answers to these and many more questions can be found with a closer look inside! Join us for this highly interactive and engaging dissection from afar!
Audience:  Education: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 6 evaluation(s).


Colours in Nature
- by Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)
Have you ever wondered why animals and plants are certain colours. Communication is one reason and the other has to do with responses to the environment. Don’t forget about the plants too; they aren’t all green all of the time. Explore these and...
Audience:  Education: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 14 evaluation(s).


Learn to cook African dishes
- by Oiada International
Oiada International would like to give a demonstration on preparation of foods indigenous to Ghana. The interactive session will include a demonstration of traditional techniques with common foods such as Cassava, Plantain, FuFu and Banku.
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 13 evaluation(s).


Conflicting Evidence 24 Hours after the Kennedy Assassination
- by The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
What evidence was found in the first 24 hours after the Kennedy assassination? This program uses photographic and eyewitness evidence to evaluate what happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963. Students are transformed into history detectives as...
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 13 evaluation(s).


The Nature of our Holiday Traditions
- by Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)
When you think of this time of year, what smells and colours come to mind? Pine, gingerbread cookies, mulled cider, green, red? These are related to plants that have been used in our winter celebrations for over 2,000 years within different...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 19 evaluation(s).


Sexting & Texting Safe Social Media
- by McMillen Health
This program underscores the effect negative use of social media can have on both the recipient and the sender of the message. Through videos, discussion, and activities, students gain a better understanding of how harmful these actions can be. 
Audience:  Education: 7, 8, 9, 10, Adult Learners



   based on 35 evaluation(s).


Magnify Exploring the Microscopic World (STEM and CCSS aligned)
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
"MAGNIFY" is an interactive program for grades 1-8 based on the award-winning books by Alexandra Siy, which include  UP CLOSE WITH INSECTS; UP CLOSE WITH SPIDERS; SNEEZE!; and MOSQUITO BITE.
Audience:  Education: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Meet The Renaissance Man
- by The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life (Canada)
Interview a man who lived during the English Renaissance and find out what life was like for most people of that time. The presenter will show the students artifacts, answer their questions, and teach them a dance from the era with live bagpipe...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 7 evaluation(s).


 

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