Meryl Streep's discussion of beauty is animated by PBS Digital Studios as part of their Blank on Blank web series.
Come fall at Mill Creek Middle School, some students will get to build something in their math and English language arts classes other than equations and essays: wind turbines. English teacher Kristan Langton and math teacher Amber Boyington were two of 70 teachers from around the world who were invited to spend a week at Honeywell’s “Green Boot Camp” at the San Diego Gas & Electric Energy Innovation Center. Now in its sixth year, the boot camp hosts middle school educators, most of whom are science teachers, for a five-day workshop on new ways to teach sustainability and environmental issues.…
Explore the collapse of the salmon population and plans to shore up their numbers with NATURE in Salmon: Running the Gauntlet. Hunt the Ghosts of Murdered Kings in Ireland with NOVA and search for the Bones of Buddha on Secrets of the Dead.
Chaz Ebert talks with Tavis about meeting Quentin Tarantino for the first time. In the full conversation, she comments on spearheading the new documentary, Life Itself, chronicling the life of her late husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.
Graham Nash VIDEO
Some of us got to see him up close and personal when he spoke at the International Folk Alliance's festivities in February. He didn't really focus on his photography then, but Mr. Nash is actually quite good. Not to mention that the long-awaited CSNY Live 1974 box set will be released this month too! From WEDU Arts Plus
With the 1860 election of anti-slavery candidate Abraham Lincoln, the divisions between North and South reached their breaking point. Thirteen states from the South seceded and formed the Confederate States of America. Union military leaders, along with Lincoln himself, realized that ending the rebellion rested on controlling the Western Theater territory, the area between the Appalachians and the Mississippi River. CIVIL WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY examines this well-documented conflict through the lens of the Western Campaign, which dramatically shaped the final outcome of the Civil War. Narrated by Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey), the five-part series features poignant letters…