Newest Programs 

Turkey Action Science: Cut Out A Turkey Story! Then Your Turkey Can Do Push/Pull, Gravity/Incline! - by Author Valerie Marsh
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
      A little bit of art, math, literature and a whole lot of science! First, children enjoy a funny story about a turkey who looses his feathers. Then, students use their art skills for their turkey as they retell the story along with Valerie. Using their...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

FREE Bug Bites Live Stream - by Butterfly Pavilion
2017-18
Bone(less) appetit! Students discover just how common bug-eating really is - both because we eat bugs all the time without knowing it, and because people all over the world eat bugs as important parts of their diets. After overcoming the initial ick-factor,...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

A STEMExplore Virtual Field Trip with Aquarium Biologist Amanda Hodo - by EarthEcho International
Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices and exciting life experiences to make careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) come alive! This Virtual Field Trip will feature STEMExplore Mentor and Aquarium Biologist Amanda Ho...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

A STEMExplore Virtual Field Trip with Marine Biologist Mae Dorricott - by EarthEcho International
Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices and exciting life experiences to make careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) come alive! This Virtual Field Trip will feature STEMExplore Mentor and Marine Biologist Mae Dorrico...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Swinging by Ropes: Managing Water in the West - by EarthEcho International
Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices and exciting life experiences to make careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) come alive! This Virtual Field Trip will feature STEMExplore Mentor and Geologist Carlene Polk as we...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

From Buildings to Jet Engines: Innovative Engineering at Its Finest - by EarthEcho International
Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices and exciting life experiences to make careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) come alive! This Virtual Field Trip will feature STEMExplore Mentor and Senior Engineering Manager C...
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Movement and Motion - by Pro Football Hall of Fame
2007-08,2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11,2011-12,2012-13,2013-14,2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17
This program examines the relationship of science and the game of professional football. Straight line movement, zig-zags, circular motion, back & forth, pushing & pulling - all movements that influence the sport. This 50-minute program, which is designed to b...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5

BOOlogy - by Amarillo Zoo
This Halloween journey into the world of cryptozoology and discover that reality is more frightening than fiction. Uncover that monsters do exist as students venture into the animal kingdom to meet theliving  headless, find glowing ghosts and see a chimera. 
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement - by COSI Columbus
2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13 Honorable Mention,2014-15,2015-16 Honorable Mention, 2017-18
Get a surgeon's eye view of a LIVE total knee replacement surgery and interact with the operating room team in real time.  Continue the exploration with the included kit of materials!
Availability:  Published Date(s) and Time(s) ONLY
Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Mexican Fiesta Dances: Day Of The Dead - by Born 2 Move Movement Adventures
2010-11 Honorable Mention,2013-14 Honorable Mention,2014-15 Honorable Mention,2015-16 Honorable Mention, 2016-17, 2017-18
In Mexico, Fiestas are a form of national recreation celebrating many different aspects of culture and society. This program introduces learners to different Fiesta dances relating to the theme of life/ death, tying into a focus on the Day of the Dead.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

FREE -- Science Spectacular! - by Michigan Science Center
Join us as we take a tour of science! In this exciting LIVE presentation, we’ll talk about various science concepts and bring large scale demonstrations right to your computer screen. ECHO Distance Learning is supported by ITC Holdings Corp.
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, Parent, Adult Learners

Clean Water"Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope" - by Author SissyMarySue (Wendy Muhlhauser)
The need for clean water is a national and global concern. Students learn about a clean water project created for the Barabaig Tribe In Tanzania, Africa.. AWARD Winning (GLOBAL MINDFULNESS) "Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope" by SissyMarySue is set with this tr...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners

Historic Schoolroom (Free Program) - by The Durham Museum
2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2014-15, 2016-17
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 featuring art...
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Stand Against Bullying - by McMillen Health
2015-16 Honorable Mention
Students are taught about all types of bullying including: cyberbullying, discrimination, exclusion, intimidation, verbal and physical. Students discover that bullying hurts both the target and the bully and learn what role to take in these types of situations...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6

Turkey Stories! You Can Cut, Draw and Use Sign Language with Turkeys! - by Author Valerie Marsh
2009-10 Honorable Mention,2010-11 Honorable Mention,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2012-13,2014-15 Honorable Mention, 2016-17
    Your students will love listening and retelling funny turkey stories with author Valerie Marsh.! They will enjoy stories using the easy methods of paper-cutting, draw and fold, and sign language. Then your students use their art and math skills to create a...
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Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4

Everybody Needs a Home - by Greenville Zoo
2012-13 Honorable Mention,2014-15,2015-16, 2017-18
Nests, burrows, a pile of rocks…every animal needs a home, but how do they find one? Meet some of the education animals, see some real animal homes and find out how living things are suited for their own particular habitat.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1

Mesopotamian Monuments - by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC): Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Harvard Semitic Museum
Students investigate monuments from Sumeria, Babylonia and Assyria in the Harvard Semitic Museum galleries. Guided by a museum educator, the class analyzes sculptures as primary sources to understand characteristics of three ancient river civilizations.  T...
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Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8

#FreshLookatRoadkill with Author Heather L. Montgomery - by Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank
2015-16
From curiosity to dissection to elbow-deep (literally!) research -- writing about guts takes guts. Nonfiction author Heather shares what it took to write through fear, stretch her comfort zone, and publish a book on roadkill. After learning about the process, ...
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Audience:  4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Empathy “Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope” - by Author SissyMarySue (Wendy Muhlhauser)
SissyMarySue author of Award Winning (Global Mindfulness) and five star rated book about empathy "Jelly Beans the Cheetah and Hope” offers a reading and discussion.
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Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Parent, Adult Learners

The Whiskey Rebellion: Would you have been a rebel, a federalist or a moderate? - by Fort Necessity National Battlefield
2017-18
Students are introduced to the Whiskey Rebellion and the opinions held by the rebels, the moderates, and the federalists.  Using nine questions, each one with three answers, representing the opinions of the three sides, the students will find out where the...
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Audience:  5, 6, 7, 8

World War I with The Durham Museum and Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library - by The Durham Museum
2010-11,2011-12 Honorable Mention,2014-15, 2016-17
Join us for a dual visit covering all things World War I. Students will get to see artifacts in our current exhibit Fighting for the Good Life: Nebraskan Memories of World War I. This will be followed by a presentation of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Librar...
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Audience:  7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Connecting the Cold War to the Kennedy Assassination - by The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
2011-12,2013-14 Honorable Mention, 2017-18
What does the Cold War have to do with the Kennedy Assassination?  Maybe everything; maybe nothing!  Through primary sources The Sixth Floor Museum's staff will explore what we were afraid of during the Cold War and how the story of Lee Harvey Oswald is con...
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Audience:  6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult Learners

Eco Underground - FREE - by Zion National Park
2017-18
This program examines the foundation of our ecosystem, and focuses in on biological soil crust, and the microorganisms that create it. Students will learn about the benefits of biological soil crust in various habitats, and examine human impacts. This program ...
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Audience:  8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Habitats of the Gulf of Mexico (for Younger Students) - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic and diverse ecosystem that supports a wide range of life. During this interactive tour, explore a variety of environments through our real-time cameras from the comforts of your own classroom. Make observations, predictions and ...
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2

Flamingo Laboratory - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Journey into the Caribbean jungle to discover these vibrant birds!  Using distance learning, inquiry-based interactions, and student-driven exploration, we discover how the Caribbean flamingos use their unique adaptions to stand out from all other birds living...
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Audience:  6, 7, 8

Virtual Zoology Lab: Caribbean Sea - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
__Swimming in schools or swimming alone, many types of fishes are found in the Caribbean Sea habitat at the Texas State Aquarium. Use your STEM process skills of observation, data collection, and communication to study one group of fish and teach others about ...
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Audience:  3, 4, 5

Virtual Zoology Lab: Flamingos - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Long legs, long necks, pink bodies… you guessed it, Flamingos! In this Zoology Lab, you will explore and discover what makes a flamingo so unique by using STEM process skills to observe flamingo adaptations and behaviors.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  3, 4, 5

Virtual Zoology Lab: Nearshore - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Strolling along the beach will take on new meaning as you discover the residents of nearshore habitats. Practice your STEM process skills of observation, data collection, science writing and communication to tell the story of the seaside habitats.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2

Virtual Zoology Lab: Flamingos - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Long legs, long necks, pink bodies… you guessed it, Flamingos! In this Zoology Lab, you will explore and discover what makes a flamingo so unique by using STEM process skills to observe flamingo adaptations and behaviors.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2

Virtual Zoology Lab: Sea Turtles - by Texas State Aquarium
2014-15,2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
Shells on their backs, live in water, and move slowly… you guessed it, sea turtles! In this Zoology Lab you will observe, collect data, and communicate what you have learned from the sea turtles themselves.
Availability:  By Request ONLY
Audience:  Kindergarten, 1, 2

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