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Enviro-Tacklebox™(Module 2) - $25.00

1. Extreme Weather
Visit the Weather Channel studios in Atlanta and the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) outside Oklahoma City for an introduction to the technology used by today's forecasters. Dr. Harold Brooks of the NSSL explains why North America experiences some of the most severe weather found.

2. A Zoo View
Examine the evolution of zoos and the changing nature of animal collections. Hear from Dr. Terry Maple, CEO of Zoo Atlanta and Dan Maloney, from the Audubon Institute's Zoological Gardens in New Orleans about their efforts to educate visitors, maintain genetic diversity in animal populations, and promote worldwide habitat conservation.

3. Your Burger and the World
Follow a 3rd and 4th generation family of cattle farmers, visit with a physiologist at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, hear from a nationally known cookbook author, and learn from a team of research scientists who are working to develop a "leaner" beef.

4. Tackle Trash
Examine environmental issues brought about by the growing amounts of waste that our society generates. Students look at their buying habits and explore the benefits and decisions associated with societal waste.

5. Decisions Based on Science: Mastering the Skills of Decision-Making
This one-hour professional development "how-to" video takes teachers through the decision-making process outlined in the NSTA publication, "Decisions-Based on Science". Teachers learn strategies that can help students develop their own decision-making skills.

Four 20 minute video lessons and one 60 minute professional development video on 1 DVD.

Enviro-Tacklebox™(Module 1) - $25.00

1. Exercise: The Motion Potion
Visit a sports kinesiology lab to learn what happens to the body during exercise and learn why famous athletes love to be active. Explore some of the ways in which exercise can improve health.

2. Water: From the Earth for You
Travel from the cave dwellings of early North American communities to the major metropolitan cities of our country today to explore the growing demand on our water supply.

3. You & Me & UV
Explore the harmful and helpful effects of ultraviolet radiation, including UV damage to skin, the use of UV by insects to guide them to food, and the effect of UV on the ozone layer.

4. At Your Own Risk
This episode examines how some of our everyday activities, such as riding a school bus, roller blading and performing household chores, can be quite risky. Students are challenged to examine their behavior and to take responsibility for managing the voluntary risks in their lives.

5. A Biofilm's Bio
Viewers visit Yellowstone National Park to see communities of Biofilms, sometimes helpful, sometimes pesky microbes. Visit a research lab where environmental scientists develop Biofilms to be used in the bioremediation of oil spills.

Five video lessons on 1 DVD.

Eddie Robinson Memorial Ceremony - $25.00

Recorded live from the state capitol in Baton Rouge, Mayor Kip Holden presides over this tribute to Grambling Coach and Louisiana Legend Eddie Robinson.

Dr. Dad’s pH3 (The Series) - $50.00

An award-winning science series for grades 3-6 that also demonstrates science as a fun, viable career path for girls. Emphasizes hands-on science exploration and the development of critical thinking skills.

Two DVDs; six lessons per DVD. Teacher Guide included with the purchase of the series.
1. Polymers
2. Buoyancy
3. Electromagnetism
4. Sound and Radio Broadcasting
5. Gas Laws
6. Alternative Energy
7. Oil Spills
8. Optics
9. Flight
10. Animal Architecture
11. Soil & Agriculture
12. Nutrition

More information: Dr. Dad's pH3.

Desegregation: A Dream Delayed - $25.00

Award-winning journalists John Camp and Bob Courtney examine the 45-year-old East Baton Rouge Parish desegregation lawsuit in this documentary. Since the original desegregation lawsuit was filed in 1956 on behalf of 37 North Baton Rouge students, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System has spent millions of dollars in court costs, gone through seven superintendents and the case has been handled by numerous federal judges, most notably Federal Judge John Parker, who quit the case recently after 22 years. It is the longest running school desegregation suit in America.

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana - $25.00

In culturally diverse Louisiana, the traditional art of storytelling is alive and well as a means of communicating values and culture to family, friends and the community. This special brings together some of the best storytellers in Louisiana including comedians A. J. Smith and Dave Petitjohn, Cajun storyteller Enola Mathews, and the late Bel Abbey and Colonel Ike Hamilton. Their tales range from a Creole French version of the story of Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby to Bertney Langley's myth about how bats got their wings. It also features Loulan and Glen Pitre regaling listeners with the legend of the oyster-shucking monster called Loup Garou who came out of the Gulf every night. The secret of storytelling is to make the audience feel at home regardless of where they are. So sit down in your easy chair and get ready to listen to a few whoppers.

D-Day Plus 50: Louisiana Remembers - $25.00

June 6th, 1944 is believed by most historians to be one of the most important days in world military history -- the Allied invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day. What role did Louisianians play in the largest amphibious assault of all time? This documentary profiles Louisiana veterans who were among the 57,000 Americans taking part in this historic event and follows them back to Normandy for the 50th anniversary celebration.

Crawfish! - $25.00

Beginning with the history of the crawfish, first known through Houma Indian legends, this program moves into the twenties and thirties when Huey Long's road-building program helped get the crawfish out of the swamps, and then into modern times as today's crawfishermen harvest this now-popular delicacy. Scientists and state agriculturalists study the crawfish relentlessly, constantly improving yields and harvesting efficiency, while the Cajuns pursue the crawfish almost as relentlessly. From the backyard crawfish boil to the export of millions of pounds of frozen tails, the impact of the crawfish on the people of Louisiana is presented.

A Conversation with Louisiana’s Governors - $25.00

Witness an historical conversation with three of Louisiana's Governors. These powerful leaders share their views of the state and their administrations in this once-in-a-lifetime event. A Conversation with Louisiana's Governors was taped in 1995 as part of the re-opening of the Old State Capitol. Beth Courtney hosts this round table with former governors John McKeithen, Buddy Roemer and Dave Treen.

Congo Square: The Crescent City Concert - $25.00

Famed trumpeter and Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center Wynton Marsalis returned to his hometown of New Orleans for the world premiere concert of the composition Congo Square. Dedicated to the storm ravaged city and co-written by Marsalis and Yacub Addy, the Ghanania drum master whose band Odaddaa! joined the Lincoln Center Orchestra to perform this masterwork.

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