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Listening to the Water Nations

Smithsonian Education
Here we discuss perceptions of water in traditional Indigenous cultures that might differ from those of mainstream culture. We also consider contemporary water issues that most immediately and severely affect Indigenous peoples, and will discuss the struggle for an Indigenous voice in international water policy. Presented by: Doug Herman, Senior Geographer, National Museum of the American Indian Original Airdate: February 7, 2012 You can stay connected with the Smithsonian's upcoming online events and view a full collection of past sessions on a variety of topics.: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/events/online_events.html With support from Microsoft Partners in Learning.

Recycled Science: How to Make a Mason Bee House

National Air and Space Museum
Looking for ways to help promote a healthy bee population this spring? Learn how to create Mason Bee Houses - a bee habitat you can make with simple materials! For more FREE teacher resources from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum visit STEM in 30, the museum's Emmy nominated TV show for middle school students: https://airandspace.si.edu/stem-30

Dr. Maya and Dr. C

National Museum of African Art

Holly Bass presents Monument at NMAfA

National Museum of African Art
As part of Women's History Month and programming related to the Earth Matters exhibit Holly Bass presented Monument, a celebration honoring the strength and diversity of women in African and diaspora.

Cyprus Exhibit - Introduction

National Museum of Natural History
Introduction to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's "Cyprus: Crossroads of Civilization" exhibition by curator Dr. Sophocles Hadjisavvas. The exhibition opened in September 2010.

A Shark's Entire Body Is an Ear

Smithsonian Channel
Great whites have two lateral lines running from their complex ears all the way down both sides of their body. Because of them, they can sense the slightest vibrations of a seal from hundreds of feet away. From: GREAT WHITE CODE RED http://bit.ly/1tJdrQN

STEM in 30 Mission Debrief: Air Traffic Control

National Air and Space Museum
Join National Air and Space Museum Deputy Director, Chris Brown as he answers questions from students about air traffic control. Chris was also in charge of Reagan National Airport on 9-11. Learn what his day was like at the airport closest to the Nation's Capitol. This live Q&A was filmed on 9-12-19 as a follow up to the STEM in 30 Episode - Top of the Tower: How Air Traffic Control Keeps the Skies Safe. You can check out the full episode here: https://youtu.be/fxbqVeDRZCU For more FREE teacher resources from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum visit STEM in 30, the museum's Emmy nominated TV show for middle school students: https://airandspace.si.edu/stem-30

The Incredible Two-Inch Universe: Step 2

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Note: Print out the instructions and cut-out templates (see http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/2inch/ for the printer-friendly PDFs). Now let's switch scales by shrinking the minivan-sized Sun down to a 2-inch diameter: Earth Size - A grain of salt, with a dust-speck Moon 1/2 inch away from it Sun-Earth Distance - 20 feet (5.5 m) - or 10 paces away Pluto's Orbit - 2.5 soccer fields away from the 2-inch Sun Nearest Star to Sun - 900 miles away (1500 km) Light Travel Time - It takes 8 minutes for a beam of light to travel from the Sun to the Earth.

Escape from Epsilon

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Trailer for our SCVNGR game Escape from Epsilon BY Nasiru & Darius

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Special Effects: Stop Trick by Antoine and Santiago

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Antoine and Santiago use stop trick to eat a delcious sandwich.

Overdoz

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
An ARTLAB+ Production by Marc, Devante, Jules, Myles, and Tyrell

The Minutes Series with Christo

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
The Minutes Series with Christo

Stolen Purse

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Experimenting with pixelation style animation.

the story of mr sparklepants and the evil ugly monster

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Teens created this stop motion animation in an ARTLAB+ workshop.

Skateboard Stop Motion

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Here's the winning video from the Stop Motion competition last week. Conrgats to Emmanual, Alex, Al, Glenn, and Karl!

Day 4: The grab arrives

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Day 1: Landed

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Ribbon Cutting to Open the National Air and Space Museum - July 1, 1976

National Air and Space Museum
The ribbon cutting to open the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum had a little help from the Viking spacecraft in orbit at Mars. Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot on the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, was the director of the Museum. This clip is narrated by former assistant director and World War II ace Donald Lopez.

Miriam Makeba

National Museum of African Art
1932–2008, b. Prospect Township, Johannesburg, South Africa Worked globally

Taj Mahal circa 1928

Human Studies Film Archives
A silent black & white film sequence of the Taj Mahal from 1928, taken by Howard E Bowers, a newspaper editor and publisher and amateur travelogue filmmaker. The Taj Mahal was recently named one of the "New Seven Wonders of the World." The film clip is from the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution collection of historical moving images.

National Science Olympiad Reach for the Stars Event - 2017 - Part4

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
State Directors & Event Supervisors Guide

1946 San José Pt. 2 - Costa Rica

Human Studies Film Archives
San José Pt. 2 (Costa Rica) (1946): García Monge school, female students in group, boy and girl students doing calisthenics -- SILENT FILM CLIP This film clip is from Thayer Soule's travelogue, "The Road to Panama", archived in the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. For more information, view the complete catalog record: http://tinyurl.com/HSFAcatalog. For information on Thayer Soule see SIRIS blog post: http://tinyurl.com/qyn6fkd.

This Impressive Idaho Waterfall Is Taller Than Niagara

Smithsonian Channel
If you think Niagara Falls is breathtaking, wait until you experience Idaho's Shoshone Falls, the "Niagara of the West." From: AERIAL AMERICA: Idaho http://bit.ly/1lGN75N
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