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January 15, 2014

“The Amazing Trade Shop Math Race” premieres tomorrow

Colonial Williamsburg’s latest Electronic Field Trip, “The Amazing Trade Shop Math Race,” premieres Jan.16.

Electronic Field Trips (EFT) are Emmy-Award winning, live Internet events and television broadcasts for fourth through eighth grades.  The program is designed so that classrooms around the world can experience interactive history lessons from Colonial Williamsburg.

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November 8, 2012

Watch Emissaries of Peace today

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

Our Gift to You

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.

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February 14, 2012

Tune in this Thursday for “When Freedom Came”

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

Watch today’s Electronic Field Trip, “The War of 1812”

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 … Continue Reading »

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December 14, 2011

Watch “Westward” Thursday, December 15

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 … Continue Reading »