In 1963, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that state courts are required under the U.S. Constitution’s Fourteenth Amendment to provide counsel to individuals charged in criminal cases who cannot afford their own attorney. To learn more about the constitutional, legal, political, and practical implications of this landmark decision, view this vibrant and insightful discussion between students and a panel of judges, prosecutors, and public defenders. To find a more detailed program description, program objectives, time-coded program agenda, related national curriculum standards, pre-program learning activities, post-program learning activities, related web resources, and related video clips, click on the Program Materials link on the right side of this page.
See clips from the 2013-14 programs and get a peek at what's in store for the coming school year.
Explore the structure and functions of the Federal Reserve. Investigate inflation, monetary policy and what makes post-secondary education worth the investment.
Learn why the Federal Reserve System was created and it’s role in the economy today. Discover how the Federal Reserve is structured and how it interacts with banks.
For this episode of Explore! we investigate the world of a city underground and ask the big picture question, “How can I better understand the city I live in by looking at how it operates underground?”
Celebrate the Earth and learn what you can do to live green. Explore easy projects you can do at home, school or work to increase recycling, reduce your energy use, and do a better job of living green.
Interact with metals artist Hunter Creel as he creates a new piece of artwork inspired by his influences and artistic vision.
Interact with ceramics artist Ruth Reese as she creates a new piece of artwork inspired by her influences and artistic vision.
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|DATE||Wednesday March 30th 2013|