Upcoming Shows for 2010
Virtual Field Trips for Kids 2009
SECRETS OF THE SPHINX
Morgana Reviews Secrets of the Sphinx by James Cross Giblin for the BIG APPLE BOOK CLUB,
NEW YORK HALL OF SCIENCE: Everyday Physics
Travel to New York, with our young host, Wilhem to learn about everyday physics. Other science shows include the Palomar Observatory, The Queens Botanic Garden and The Brooklyn Botanical Garden.
Meet Patrick Garner who portrays Thomas Edison at the Thomas Edison Museum in West Orange, New Jersey.
GET READY FOR THE SCIENCE FAIR
Take a Virtual Field Trip to the Mayborn Museum at Baylor University in Waco Texas to meet science book author, Janice VanCleave. Learn what you need to know about when planning our next science fair project.
YOUTH ART MONTH: Interview with Lori Mitchell
Celebrate Youth Art Month with a Virtual Field Trip to San Diego. Join young Ryan as he meets artist and illustrator, Lori Mitchell about her books Different Like Me and Holly Bloom’s Garden.
MUSIC OF THE SILENT FILMS
Take A Virtual Field Trip to New York City. Morgana visits with Ben Model, movie historian and pianist for the silent films.
TAKE A HIKE
Take a Virtual Field Trip to Colorado. Celebrate Earth Day with a visit to Aiken Canyon near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Learn what you need to take a springtime hike. Other nature episodes include Bird Watching in Central Park, The Wolf and The Wildlife Education Center in Colorado.
NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY
Take a virtual field trip to San Diego California for a visit to the Palomar Observatory. The observatory is home to five telescopes that are nightly used for a wide variety of astronomical research programs. Other astronomy episodes include Interview with an Astronomer, Dennis Mammana.
HISTORY OF PIZZA
Celebrate Pizza Month with a Virtual Field Trip to New York City. Visit Lombard’s, the city’s oldest pizza parlor. Learn about the history of pizza and then make your own pizza with a link to an easy recipe.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
Celebrate Museum Day. Morgana visits with the curator of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Take a tour of this famous New York Museum and learn about the work of a curator.
GROW MUSHROOMS IN YOUR CLOSET
Visit Far West Fungi at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Learn about the various types of mushrooms and see how you can grow edible mushrooms in the dark of your own bedroom closet. Other gardening episodes include a visit to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and How to Make Worm Bin at the Queens Botanical Garden.
THE HISTORY OF CLOWING
Take a virtual field trip to New York City Meet a working clown. Learn about the history of clowning.
INTERVIEW WITH A PARK RANGER
Take a virtual field trip to San Diego California. Visit Balboa Park and meet an urban park ranger. Learn about the job of a park ranger and tour this lovely city park.
THE LOST LADYBUG PROJECT
THE LOST LADY PROJECT needs your help. The United States is losing its ladybugs. Learn how you can help by collecting and recording the places you can find ladybugs in your hometown.
INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR KATHELEEN KRULL
Meet author Kathleen Krull, author of the Giants of Science Series. .
Interview with Amy Hausmann about the Arts in Transit Program. Learn about the beautiful, exciting sights below the street and under your feet.
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO
Take a virtual field trip to Colorado. Join Andrea as she visits the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the highest zoo in the world. Meet one of the zoo keepers and learn about the behind the scene work of running a zoo.
HISTORY OF THE BANJO
Take a virtual field trip to New York City. Join Morgana as she interview banjo player Curtis Eller. Learn about the history of the banjo and hear Mr. Eller play some old favorites.
INTERVIEW WITH A VETERAN
Nine-year old Hannah talks to a Veteran of World War II and learns more about this special holiday for people who have served in the Armed Forces.
HISTORY OF YARN
Twelve-year- old Morgana visits the Lionbrand Yarn store in New York City to learn about the history of crocheting and knitting.
THE UPS AND DOWNS OF THE YO-YO
Interview with Patrick Cuartero, National Yo-Yo Champion
Morgana visits Yo-Yo Nation to learn some easy yo-yo tricks.
INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR JACQULINE WOODSON
Travel to Brooklyn for an interview with award winning author Jacqueline Woodson. Ms. Woodson talks about her life as a writer and her inspiration for writing books for children.