Our panel of guests look back at how George Washington had a profound impact on defining the office of the president and discuss how campaigning, the election process, and the role of the media affected early presidential candidacies, and how those influences have evolved.
Author Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrator James E. Ransome discuss the children's book "Before She Was Harriet" to an audience of primarily students from Harriet Tubman Elementary School in Washington, D.C. The program also included remarks by Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Ernestine (Tina) Martin Wyatt, a descendant of the famous abolitionist.
For caregivers of children birth through five years old, this video focuses on building strong, trusting relationships with young children to support their development. The lesson includes information on basic brain development and the importance self-care for parents, along with tips and resources to support development of young children at home right now.
NASA held a news conference April 4, at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, to preview the beginning of Cassini's final mission segment, known as the Grand Finale, which begins in late April. The briefing was shown live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website.
“One small step for man.” “Boldly go where no man has gone before.” These iconic gender-specific phrases don’t tell the entire story. Women have been, and continue to be, an important part of the aerospace industry, from the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova; to human computer Katherine Johnson who helped send humans to the Moon; to Christina Koch, one of NASA’s newest astronauts. In this episode of STEM in 30, we explore the women who are helping pave the way to Mars. We are joined by "Astronaut Abby," a college student who has set her sights on becoming an astronaut and the first person to step on the planet Mars. She’s also the founder of themarsgeneration.org, a nonprofit dedicated to exciting young people about STEM education and space.
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA discussed life and research on the orbital laboratory during an in-flight educational event June 30 with students gathered at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin, Illiinois. Williams, who will become the all-time leader for most days in space by an American astronaut August 24, will remain aboard the station until early September.
Fifteen years ago this summer, the Northwest joined forces to orchestrate the unprecedented rescue of a wild killer whale calf. The effort built trust, partnerships, and goodwill that continue to contribute to killer whale recovery today.
In this episode of Science 360 we'll learn about Monarch Butterflies, how a cactus can help clean polluted water, and a new use for porcupine quills. Also we'll sit down with Dr. Susan Goldin-Meadow to talk about gestures.
Scientific drill ships allow scientists access to some of Earth's most challenging environments, collecting data and samples of sediment, rock, fluids and living organisms from below the seafloor. Join Scripps paleontologist Dick Norris to learn about the long running international collaboration in scientific ocean drilling that has transformed human understanding of our planet.
For nearly 40 years, Landsat and other Earth observing satellites have been silently orbiting the globe collecting high quality images that document the condition of our changing planet. Dr. Thomas Loveland discusses the profound impact Landsat has.
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Special thanks to Kyle from Casa Roble HS for being the first to take the #SEVACON challenge and share the story of his home studio! Head to secctv.org to watch his film. While you are there, make sure to register for the next #SEVACON coming this Thursday, 9/24! pic.twitter.com/E9xbUjNqUH