Learn the explosive history of the rocket, from its origin in ancient China, to its use as a weapon of war, to how adding hydrogen allowed it to carry astronauts all the way to the moon.
A collection of ruby, diamond and jade rings and an 1843 artillery sword and belt are appraised.
Take a whirlwind tour of engineering feats that made our civilization possible. See how engineers connected our nation with bridges, rail networks and a continent-wide freeway system, and delivered water from distant rivers to our kitchen sinks.
Meet the Ohio sharpshooter who won fame and fortune in a man's world for never missing a shot. Born into poverty, the self-taught Oakley picked up a gun at age 15 not to become a superstar, but to save her family from destitution.
The kids learn that falling asteroids probably created all the craters on the Moon's surface!
The Wild Kratts accidentally lose some Hispid hares in a wintery North American forest.
Jade the color-changing chameleon escapes after George accidentally leaves her cage door open.
Daniel helps reassemble the tea party when Katerina accidentally knocks her tea set on the floor.
Examine some common punctuation errors and pitfalls, and see how to improve our written expression. We'll look in detail at the functions of colons, semicolons, dashes, parentheses and ellipses. These punctuation marks are often avoided in everyday writing, due to confusion about their features and functions. In this program we offer some simple rules to optimize the use of these punctuation marks, and demonstrate that effective punctuation needn't be complicated.
A Pocket for Corduroy (Written and illustrated by Don Freeman) Corduroy goes on an exciting adventure through the laundromat in search of the one thing he thinks he is missing - a pocket!
One hundred and one numbers race each other up the apple tree. As the numerals pile up, suddenly bad bumblebees come buzzing. Which number will save the day? Fun-filled music and vocals by Crystal Taliefero will have children singing about numbers long after the bumblebees have gone.
Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mom meet a reclusive, singing dinosaur who sounds like Elvis Presley.
Red gets stuck writing a new song. The heroes meet Mother Goose just as she's starting her poems.
Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger.
The kids test out the speed of brooms and race to save Motherboard from Wicked's scheme.
Sam Neill follows Cook through the Artic in search of the fabled Northwest passage and then south to Hawaii where the esteemed explorer would ultimately find his demise.
When a barrister is killed in Midsomer, suspicion falls on a convicted murderer with a solid alibi.