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Our great Electronic Field Trips have started! With a one-time registration, you receive a login for ALL of the Electronic Field Trips for the entire School Year as well as our field trip archives. Register below to receive your user name and password, then visit http://www.lpb.org/etrips
Please register only once per e-mail address. Field trips are broadcast live on LPB2, then archived versions are available for your use throughout the school year. Archived Colonial Williamsburg EFT's expire June 30th.
The Balance of Power
October 15, 2015 @ 9:00 A.M. CT on LPB2
Presidents, members of Congress, and Supreme Court justices from the past two centuries compete in a baseball game unlike any you've ever seen. Discover how the rules laid out in the U.S. Constitution preserve the balance of power between the three branches of the U.S. government: the executive, legislative, and judicial.
The Freedom Quest of Oney Judge
November 19, 2015 @ 9:00 AM CT on LPB2
How did a young woman escape slavery and evade the most powerful man in the nation? Learn about the dangers Oney Judge faced when she left her life as the enslaved servant of George and Martha Washington. Oney's quest was threatened by her former owners, the law, and poverty. How was she able to live as a free woman?
The Amazing Trade Shop Math Race
December 17, 2015 @ 9:00 AM CT on LPB2
Colonial Williamsburg's tradespeople help two teams of students in a race against the clock to help the Continental Army! Quirky "Professor Eddie" is back again, highlighting how students use their math skills to make shirts, bread, cartridge boxes, and more.
The War of 1812
January 14, 2016 @ 9:00 AM CT on LPB2
A generation after the Revolution, Americans were once again plunged into war with Great Britain. Why? Join Henry Clay, Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, and others as they struggle to determine what course the Unites States will take.
February 11, 2016
This powerful program carries you from the post-Civil War promise of citizenship and equality for African Americans to the harsh realities of the system of legal segregation known as "Jim Crow." Between dramatic scenes and short documentaries, watch students discover what primary sources reveal about life under Jim Crow and its effects.
Women of the Revolution
March 10, 2016 @ 9:00 AM CT on LPB2
Bravery. Loyalty. Sacrifice. Women of the Revolution possessed all of these qualities. Explore the excitement, peril, and individual stories of Deborah Sampson, Mary Perth, Martha Washington, and other women, on both sides of the conflict, who proved their mettle in America's war for independence.
Civil War Ironclads
April 14, 2016 @ 9:00 AM CT on LPB2
In the Civil War, both the Union and the Confederacy raced to build armored, steam-powered warships that were the ancestors of today's navies. Meet the people behind and aboard the "ironclads" and relive the famous 1862 battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack.