ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was part of a secret World War II project, and it was programmed by six young women. Once programming was complete, the military used ENIAC to perform advanced calculations. However, when ENIAC ...Read More
Sarah Allen and Pavni Diwanji created technologies that revolutionized the Internet. Sarah co-invented “Flash,” the first multimedia platform supporting video, graphics, games, and animation for the Internet. Pavni invented the Java servlet to all...Read More
Andrea Colaço, a student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), shares her dream of a world in which users interact with their smart devices using natural hand gestures, not static keyboards or touchpads. She invented 3-D “gesture recogni...Read More
It’s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary, and everyone’s just a little bit nervous, especially the school. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice? The school has a rough start, b...Read More
Leo likes to draw. He makes delicious snacks, and most people can’t even see him. Leo is a ghost. When a new family moves into his home, Leo’s efforts to welcome them are misunderstood. He decides it is time to leave and see the world. That is how...Read More
Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass get together for tea and conversation. They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans. Based on the book by Dean Robbins.
The Bunny family has adopted a wolf son, and their daughter, Dot, is the only one who realizes Wolfie can and might eat them all up. Adjusting to a new family member can be difficult. This story treats it in a fun and loving way. Based on the book...Read More
Everyone needs friends. Friends provide laughs in times of fun and advice in tough times. Students learn the meaning of true friendship. Based on the book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal.
This musical animation explores beats and rhythm as six different animals, including a shuffling penguin, move to their own slow, medium, and fast songs. The animation challenges kids to make up their own beats and move like an animal. Part of the...Read More
How can individuals help protect the environment? This program explores a wide variety of practical, easy-to-accomplish tasks individuals can do to make Earth a healthier place. Pollution prevention, natural resource use, and recycling are some of...Read More