Explore! Weather

Lightning flash. Thunder crash. Summer breeze. Winter freeze. Misty rain. Hurricane. Weather—it’s all around us, every day and in every way. How is weather created? What are the …

Explore! Invention

Thomas Alva Edison and the light bulb. Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone. Mary Anderson and windshield wipers. Marion Donovan and disposable diapers. Lonnie Johnson and the Super Soaker Water Gun. …

Explore! Trains

America has over 140,000 miles of freight railroad lines and over 21,000 miles of passenger tracks.  Have you ever wondered:  How would auto parts get to the factory without trains?  How would coal get to …

Explore! Maps

Maps are amazing sources of information that help us better understand all sorts of fascinating aspects of our world. For this episode of Explore! we investigate maps and map making and ask the big …

Explore! Economics

How do businesses get started? Where do the ideas for new products and services come from and how do entrepreneurs take their idea and make it a business reality? How do those new …

Explore! Fast

A bicycle can pedal 25 miles per hour, cars zoom by at 55 miles per hour, a cheetah can exceed speeds of 75 miles per hour. Ever wonder what makes different things go different …

Explore! Fossils

Learning about fossils begins with discovery and continues with meticulous investigation until the conditions are just right to safely remove the specimen from its natural environment. Then the real exploration begins. . . in …

Explore! Flying

Have you ever thought how cool it would be if you could fly? Wondered what keeps birds, planes and bumblebees up in the air? Been intrigued by piloting acrobatic planes or a supersonic …

Explore! The City Underground

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 …

Explore! Living Green

How can we better protect and preserve Mother Nature? What does it really mean to reduce, reuse and recycle? What can you do at home, at school, at work to make a difference? …

Explore! The Human Body: Eyes and Ears

For this episode of Explore! we focus on two specific parts of the human body, our eyes and ears, and ask the big picture question, “How can we better understand our senses of sight …

Explore! Life as a Dog

What is it like to live life as a dog? How can we better understand our own senses by comparing them to those of our four legged friends? Investigate these questions and more …

Explore! Life of an Explorer

Why explore? Students will get a chance to answer that question for themselves and listen to the answers of others as they meet a mountain climber, go back in time to the world of …

Explore! From Farm to Home

How can I better understand the food I eat? To find out, view this archived program and meet a health coach and a fruit and vegetable farmer, explore a small farm, shop at a …

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am