Posts Tagged ‘Electronic Field Trip’
November 8, 2012
During the French and Indian War, the Cherokee people struggled to preserve their independence. Follow Cherokee leader Ostenaco and Virginian Henry Timberlake on their 1762 journey in search of a lasting peace.
Watch the Electronic Field Trip online or on participating public broadcasting stations today at 10:00 and 1:00 EST.
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April 11, 2012
Colonial Williamsburg’s Emmy-winning Electronic Field Trip series brings history, experts, and interactivity to the classroom. We’re offering complimentary access from September 1–30, 2012, and we’re calling it our Gift to the Nation.
Visit http://giftnation.history.org/ today to register and to learn more. We’ll see you again in September for the broadcast.
Register now for complimentary access in September.
Learn more about the Electronic Field Trip series.
February 14, 2012
Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln freed all the slaves . . . or did he? Freedom came to enslaved people over the course of many months and years — and it arrived in different ways in different places. Discover how enslaved Americans made everyday choices during the Civil War that helped bring about their freedom.
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January 19, 2012
The 2011-2012 Electronic Field Trip Series continues with the premiere of The War of 1812 on January 19, 2012. Why were Americans plunged into another war with Great Britain a generation after the American Revolution?
During this live broadcast, students join historical characters Henry Clay, Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, James Madison and others as they struggle to determine what course the United States will follow. Electronic Field Trips are broadcast at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. one Thursday each month from October through April on participating PBS stations and cable channels across the country.
December 14, 2011
December’s Electronic Field Trip explores the story of the early days of American westward expansion. Daniel Boone recounts the exciting experiences and unexpected consequences associated with moving west. Learn about the risks and grueling personal hardships of creating new settlements.
Subscribing schools can watch the live broadcast at history.org/trips.
The program also airs on many Public Broadcasting Stations; check your local listings for times.
November 17, 2011
What was slavery really like for enslaved people and their masters? Traditional proverbs guide students through personal stories, based on primary sources, showing kindness, betrayal, trust, cruelty, and the many emotions that govern complex human relationships in this premiere Electronic Field Trip broadcast.