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Meet The Loyalist Soldier from the American Revolution
- by The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life (Canada)
Interview a Loyalist veteran of the American Revolution and find out how this conflict was really a civil war. The Loyalist will also show artifacts (including a British musket) and teach students a period dance with live fiddle music.
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 17 evaluation(s).


Harry Houdini The First International Superstar (CCSS aligned) by Vicki Cobb
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
With words from her biography and stunning photos and posters, author Vicki Cobb tells the story of how a son of poor immigrants transformed himself into the greatest magician of all time.
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Wolf Research - FREE to schools
- by International Wolf Center
Discover how wolf researchers have learned to track the pack!  Join the International Wolf Center staff as we look at the history and methods behind tracking wolves.  We will explore the reasons why wolves are tracked, what radio telemetry is...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 12 evaluation(s).


Wolf 101 - FREE to schools
- by International Wolf Center
In this program, we cover the basics of gray wolf biology and behavior. Join us as we address a variety of topics including where wolves live, what they eat, and how they have adapted to different environments. This interactive program is a...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 22 evaluation(s).


Chocolate From Treasure to Treat
- by Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)
How much cacao is really in your chocolate bar? From cacao to chocolate - rainforest treasure to delicious treat. After discovering the ecology of cacao and its role in the rainforest, we’ll explore how this tasty treat was (and still is...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 48 evaluation(s).


The Orphan Trains Finding Families for Homeless Children--by Andrea Warren--CCSS Aligned
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Author Andrea Warren takes students along for the journey to study the orphan trains and their impact on homeless children in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In a program both compelling and educational, she'll discuss what happened and why to...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 3 evaluation(s).


Charles Dickens One of History's Greatest Writers and Reformers--by Andrea Warren--CCSS Aligned
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
We all know Charles Dickens was a great novelist, but did you know that he was also one of history's greatest reformers? Andrea Warren takes students back to Victorian London, where a gifted author penned stories that would inspire the upper...
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



   based on 10 evaluation(s).


Letters from a '49er John Robertson Maben and the Search for California Gold!
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
In 1849, John Robertson Maben left his home in Virginia on a journey to find California gold. In this program, students can join Maben on his adventure, interpreting his letters, tracing his travels on a nineteenth-century map, and examining the...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 10 evaluation(s).


Liquid nitrogen & properties of materials
- by Fizzics Education (Australia)
Find out how solids, liquids and gases change when rapidly heated and cooled. Smash a squash ball! Shrink a balloon instantly! What happens to living things if they are frozen? Explore Newton's Laws of Motion with liquid nitrogen sprinklers...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 7 evaluation(s).


Weather and pressure
- by Fizzics Education (Australia)
How does pressure and weather really work together? See shooting smoke vortex rings, exploding balloon dogs, tea bag rockets and much more! Students will find out how pressure and temperature influences weather patterns and run their own...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 8 evaluation(s).


Picture This Virginia in the Twentieth Century
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Using photographs 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...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 4 evaluation(s).


What Children Experienced in the Civil War The Siege of Vicksburg by Andrea Warren
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Author Andrea Warren shares the stories of children caught inside Vicksburg during the 47-day siege that helped determine the course of the war, and also follows Ulysses Grant's son, who was with him at Vicksburg. Based on the award-winning book...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



  based on 5 evaluation(s).


Quanah Parker Adapting in a World of Change
- by Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
For over 200 years the Comanches ruled the South Plains. They were called "Lords of the Plains," and lived a horse and bison centered culture. After the Red River War, Texas Panhandle Indians were placed on reservations. Quanah Parker, last chief...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff



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Home on the Plains A Bison’s Journey
- by Panhandle Plains Historical Museum
When Christopher Columbus landed on the eastern shores of North America, there were an estimated 60,000,000 bison roaming the land. For thousands of years Plains Indians hunted bison to use a food, clothing and shelter. When the first...
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff




The Pursuit of Liberty the Revolutionary War and the Founding of America
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Virginians played an essential role in the creation of the new American nation. From actions during and following the American Revolution to ideas and documents that established the new country, Virginians were involved at every point. During this...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 66 evaluation(s).


Wolves of Yellowsone Dorothy Patent Recounts the Wolf's Return to Yellowstone (STEM aligned)
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Wonder why ecologists are happy when a top predator returns to its old haunts? Take a look at Yellowstone National Park, where these predators were killed off in the 1920s. Since then the ecology of the park became unbalanced. Learn how the...
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 6 evaluation(s).


Meet The War of 1812 Militia Veteran
- by The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life (Canada)
Interview an Upper Canadian pioneer farmer who served in the militia during the War of 1812. The veteran will also show artifacts (including a British musket) and teach students a period dance with live fiddle music.
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 3 evaluation(s).


Investigating the Lincoln Assassination with Detective McDevitt
- by Ford's Theatre
Join Detective James McDevitt for a first-hand look at the investigation into the Abraham Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy and the events of April 14 and 15, 1865. During this program Detective McDevitt will revisit important sites and clues...
Audience:  Education: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 24 evaluation(s).


Virtual Experiences Demo the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
- by Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Experience, explore, and engage in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s virtual programs right in your classroom, in this 30 minute session where you learn about programs offered by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. This preview...
Audience:  Education: Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Staff

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This program has not yet been evaluated.


St. Nicholas Was A Real Person
- by Born 2 Move Movement Adventures
Venture back to the 3rd & 4th C. AD to learn about St. Nicholas’ birth, life, and various legends that his reputation has spawned around the globe, culminating with the widely observed St. Nick’s Day on December 5th, and the contemporary...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 15 evaluation(s).


 

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