Newest Programs 

Mexican Culture: A look at central Mexico (Date and Time) - by Learn Around The World
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

Mexican Culture: A look at central Mexico (FREE) - by Learn Around The World
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

Animal Adaptations - by LEARNnco
2011-12,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2013-14
Animals do not just simply survive, they adapt.  In order for animals to survive, they must adapt structurally, behaviorally, or protectively.  Let's explore how animals adapt and adjust to different conditions within their environments. 
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Parent, Adult Learners

Science Live! Connect2Texas Spotlight Session - Unseen Forces VIEW ONLY - by Don Harrington Discovery Center Amarillo
Everything in our Universe moves and interacts, and forces play a major role in that movement. With giant cannons, a hovercraft, and other crazy demonstrations. Unseen Forces investigates the relationship between force and motion and explains how these unseen ...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

In the Fields & Trenches with Young People of World War I - by Authors on Call/iNK Think Tank
2015-16
Wars are fought by young people, and young people fighting wars make history—in ways great and small. This program, based on Hollihan's award-winning book. shares the stories of men and women who met World War I, the "Great War" in Western Europe. They fough...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Back to Bach - by Cleveland Institute of Music
2008-09,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16
Johann Sebastian Bach is perhaps one of the most well-recognized names among all the great composers of history.  But this wasn’t always the case!  Through this lesson, participants will understand the purpose that Bach’s music served in its own time and h...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Adult Learners

Wolf Tales - by International Wolf Center
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2008-09 Honorable Mention,2009-10,2012-13
Who's afraid of the "big, bad wolf"? In this interactive program, students explore the influential role that literature plays forming our views and attitudes towards wildlife. We compare and contrast two folk stories in which the wolf is a main character, the...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Trail of Tears: a History of Southeastern Indian Removal - by Burritt on the Mountain: A Living Museum
2012-13
The Trail of Tears is one of many scars in our nation's history of relations between Native Americans and white settlers. A study of this period can provide perspective on events throughout American history as well as on problems that we still face today. Legi...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

A Plant's Life (FREE) - by Longwood Gardens
2015-16
Explore the life cycle of a plant from seed to flower. Tour behind-the-scenes at Longwood and discover how our horticulturalists prepare our spectacular displays. Interact with an Educator and explore a plant's life through video, images, and hands-on activiti...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Experience Senegal: Senegalese Dance and Music - by BAM Education
Explore the culture of Senegal through this immersive virtual dance workshop.  Led by experts in African dance, students will learn essential information about Senegal, and the continent of Africa. Focusing on Senegalese dance and indigenous songs, students wi...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Exploring 3 Essay Forms through the Parallel Song Forms: Session 3 - by JazzSLAM (Jazz Supports Language Arts & Math)
In the last of three sessions we will revisit Narrative Essay form. Students will deduce a song from “reading” a Line Graph of its melody. Students will use a special “Hook” to remember both Informative and Opinion essays. Students will understand how recent m...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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 tee...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Organic Gardening - by Royal Botanical Gardens (Canada)
2007-08 Honorable Mention,2008-09 Honorable Mention,2009-10,2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2013-14,2014-15,2015-16
Why are farmers and gardeners turning to organic practices? What are the advantages and disadvantages? Can you use these techniques in your school garden or greenhouse? Join our resident organic gardener to discover how easily you can help your local envir...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Butterflies - by Center for Puppetry Arts
2007-08,2008-09,2009-10,2010-11,2011-12,2012-13 Honorable Mention,2013-14,2014-15,2015-16
Each student will construct a Butterfly Marionette while participating in learning activities about the lifecycle of the butterfly, what makes a butterfly an insect, and coloring and camouflage. Video clips and photographs of the different stages in the life o...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3

Wired & Routed: Cyber Bullying - by McMillen Health
2015-16 Honorable Mention
As the Net Generation becomes more “wired,” opportunities for cyber bullying increase. Statistics state 33% of teens have experienced cyber bullying and 22% of middle school students have been involved in cyber bullying. Students learn the most “cutting-edge” ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  7, 8

Turtle Tracks - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16
Students become marine biologists as they track Tammy, a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle, on her journey across the Gulf of Mexico. During their sea turtle study, students discuss why scientists track sea turtles and what technology they use. Students will read aloud...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5

Dance Your Curriculum - by The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13 Honorable Mention,2015-16
We’ll integrate a dance lesson into the subject area of your choice for enhanced student engagement with kinesthetic learning. Dance the water cycle, learn French on your feet through ballet, put visual art in motion, learn fractions through post-modern chanc...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Free - Science Storytime: Pierre the Penguin - by California Academy of Sciences
April 25, 2017, is World Penguin Day. Celebrate by learning about one of the Academy's most famous residence, Pierre the penguin!
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (By Request) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Washington D.C. - Monuments Tour (FREE) - by Learn Around The World
On this virtual field trip we’re going to Washington D.C.! We’re going to virtually visit select monuments located around the national mall and see where the three branches of the U.S. government resides. Join us for Washington D.C., the monuments tour.
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Volcanoes of Guatemala (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Take your classroom to Guatemala to investigate various volcanic areas of the country. On this virtual field trip, your class will learn about why Guatemala has so many volcanoes, visit three separate volcanic areas, and even trek up an active volcano. 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Wildlife of Maine (Date/Time) - by Learn Around The World
Moose, Cougars and Bears...OH MY! Maine is teaming with wildlife! Come on this virtual field trip to visit the Maine Wildlife Park and the coast to learn about the inland wildlife and coastal birds of Maine. 
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Superhero Bill of Rights (FREE) - by National Archives
Students will learn about the importance of rights and ponder what the world would look like without them. Focusing on the First Amendment, Superhero Bill of Rights saves the day by providing rights for citizens. Students will create their own Superhero Bill o...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5

Live Webcast: Assassin Flies - Predators of the Insect World featuring Entomologist Torsten Dikow - by Smithsonian Institution- National Museum of Natural History
2013-14 Honorable Mention
Bring a Smithsonian Scientist into your classroom with Smithsonian Science How, a live television-style program streamed through the web that takes questions from your students. On April 6, explore predatory assassin flies with entomologist Torsten Dikow. Lear...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Heroes of the Holocaust: - by JETS - Jerusalem EdTech Solutions
2013-14 Honorable Mention,2014-15
Rays of humanity, altruism, and faith broke through the darkness of the Holocaust. In this powerful course, students encounter heroes of the Holocaust - Jews who persevered in the face of degradation and death, and non-Jews who risked their lives and families ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Word, Sound, Power: Creating Spoken Word Poetry - by BAM Education
Inspire your students with the power of the spoken word and experience some of the finest spoken word poets from New York City. Led by a highly experienced BAM teaching artist, this unique interactive poetry workshop lets students explore their own poetic voic...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Liberty and Justice for All: Sancho Ignatius & the Right to Vote - by BAM Education
Using excerpts from the play “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance” this virtual workshop focuses on the nearly forgotten life of Charles "Sancho" Ignatius a British African living in the 18th century who was the first known black man to cast a vote in Britain. The...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12

Exploring South African Apartheid through Theater - by BAM Education
The acclaimed play "A Human Being Died That Night" produced by the Fugard Theater in South Africa is the focus of this 45-minute pre-screening workshop that explores Apartheid-era South Africa through interactive theater activities. Designed to prepare student...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  9, 10, 11, 12

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
    Anansi is an important trickster folktale character from West Africa and the Caribbean. Participate in stories of Anansi by drawing, paper-cutting or signing and then write your own! Storylisteners will learn to tell an Anansi story to sign, draw or tell...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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