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George Washington C.S.I. Meets the Biography Channel with Author Carla Killough McClafferty
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Did George Washington look like his image on the dollar bill?  A dream team of scientists, historians, and artists determined to find out.  Carla Killough McClafferty shares the experts’ study of Washington’s dentures, hair and clothes.  The...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 10 evaluation(s).


Marie Curie The Most Famous Female Scientist of All Time with Author Carla Killough McClafferty
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Most people have heard the name Marie Curie, but few know what she actually did or why she is famous. In this live interactive program, Carla Killough McClafferty, author of SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING: MARIE CURIE AND RADIUM, will explore the life...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 4 evaluation(s).


American Holocaust Rescuer One Man Defied Hitler and Saved Lives-Author Carla Killough McClafferty
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Did you know there was an American Holocaust rescuer who saved more lives than the well-known Oskar Schindler? Or that among the 2000 people whose lives he saved were Marc Chagall, Max Ernst, Jacques Lipchitz, and many other famous artists? In...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Computer Geeks Who Changed the World Tech Titans, with Author Carla Killough McClafferty
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
Computers are part of our everyday lives-for communicating, for research, for ordering books, pizza and more. Students today can’t imagine a world without computers or that our smart phones are many times more powerful than computers that filled...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


X-rays Not Just for Superman Anymore with Author Carla Killough McClafferty
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
X-rays are commonplace today, but when they were discovered the idea of seeing the bones of a living person was frightening. In this live interactive program Carla Killough McClafferty, Radiologic Technologist and author of THE HEAD BONE’S...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Exploring Primary Sources John Smith's Map of Virginia
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Maps gained in importance during the Age of Exploration. European explorers needed maps to follow and created their own as they explored new lands. Some maps became so important that they were copied over and over again. These map copies, or...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 1 evaluation(s).


Vietnam War Orphan One Boy's Journey to America--by Andrea Warren--CCSS Aligned
- by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
This program, based on the author's book Escape From Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy, introduces students to America's participation in the Vietnam War and to the story of one Amerasian orphan caught up in the war's...
Audience:  Education: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons



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Puppet Building 101 Jointed Rod Puppets
- by Center for Puppetry Arts
Participants will build a working, jointed Bunraku (Japanese rod) style puppet from recycled newspaper, masking tape, and craft sticks! Based on the human figure and human proportions, puppets can be transformed into just about any character...
Audience:  Education: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Music and Nationalism Sounds of Change
- by Manhattan School of Music
Music and Nationalism: Sounds of Change What do Wagner and Grieg have to do with nationalistic uprisings in 19th century Europe? Learn about the nationalistic trajectories in several European countries, through live musical performance...
Audience:  Education: 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


It's OUR War, Too! American Women in WWII
- by The National WWII Museum
When Americans were called to action, women "did their part" despite stereotyping and discrimination. The war spurred many women to enter the workforce for the first time, all while managing a household alone and upholding wartime duties. Women...
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 8 evaluation(s).


Live From Surgery Robotic Surgery
- by Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center is proud of what the Department of Urology at HackensackUMC has to offer, and we are pleased to share it with you via the Live From Robotic Surgery program.
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family



   based on 2 evaluation(s).


Virtual Art Station Titan (50% off w/ Scholarship)
- by Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Merging Space Science and Scientific Illustration. Titan is Saturn’s largest moon and one of the most fascinating places in our solar system. Students and teachers will learn how to capture their own Titan investigations using scientifically...
Audience:  Education: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 48 evaluation(s).


Live From Surgery - Kidney Transplant
- by Liberty Science Center
From the first incision to the last suture, your students can witness the excitement and drama of surgery in action. Through real-time, interactive videoconferencing with a hospital surgical suite, they’ll have a front-row seat to surgery.
Audience:  Education: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family



   based on 7 evaluation(s).


Ask A Ranger--Free
- by Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Students prepare thoughtful questions ahead of time and spend videoconference time discussing Glacier Bay’s wildlife, glaciers, plants, life in Alaska, research and more with the rangers. (30-60 minutes)
Audience:  Education: Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

FREE!



   based on 13 evaluation(s).


Who's Who in the Zoo
- by Greenville Zoo
Who’s Who in the Zoo introduces participants to the people who care for them here at the Greenville Zoo! During this program, we will discuss basic and complex animal needs, day-to-day animal care, animal training protocols, and meet our...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 36 evaluation(s).


Finding the "Real" Pocahontas
- by HistoryConnects from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 5 evaluation(s).


Distracted Driving
- by McMillen Health
Using real-life stories about accidents caused by distracted driving, students learn what distracted driving is and explore the risks associated with it. Through this class, they learn how to increase their driving safety through positive decision...
Audience:  Education: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 29 evaluation(s).


I AM an American! Japanese Internment in WWII
- by The National WWII Museum
Students explore the story of Eva Hashiguchi, who spent her high-school days as an internee in Jerome, Arkansas. Through her account, witness how wartime hysteria and racial prejudice led to one of the darkest chapters of American history...
Audience:  Education: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 14 evaluation(s).


Talk with an Aussie; culture & history of Australia
- by Fizzics Education (Australia)
G'Day, chart your course overseas to learn about Australia from an Australian? This interactive discussion is designed to cover a broad range of topics from Australia's culture, history, currency, geography, time zones, fauna, flora and more. Your...
Audience:  Education: Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons



   based on 10 evaluation(s).


Union Station- Omaha's Art Deco Gem (Free Program)
- by The Durham Museum
The Durham Museum’s distance learning program offers unique opportunities for learners of all ages. Taught by educators, these engaging and interactive classes follow National and State Social Studies Standards and are filled with primary sources...
Audience:  Education: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

FREE!



  based on 4 evaluation(s).


 

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