KACV is pleased to be a new Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip broadcast partner for the 2012 – 2013 school year.
Electronic Field Trips (EFTS) will be broadcast monthly for seven months starting in October. These live broadcasts are open to any and all Panhandle educators, and members of the general public, to view live on KACV, view as rebroadcasts or view within a few days of the premiere broadcasts. To sign up for these events, please register (it's free)! This year’s seven EFTs are as follows:
October 11, 2012: 12:00 noon
The Will of the People
Thomas Jefferson explains to modern students how negative campaigning, partisan politics, and contested elections have been part of our political system since the
republic’s earliest days.
November 8, 2012,: 12:00 noon
Emissaries of Peace
During the French and IndianWar, the Cherokee people struggled to preserve their independence. Follow Cherokee leader Ostenaco and Virginian Henry Timberlake on their 1762 journey in search of a lasting peace.
December 13, 2012: 12:00 noon
Colonial Idol PREMIERE
Vote for outstanding musical performances in Colonial Idol! This exciting talent showcase features 18th-century music, including Native American songs, military tunes, enslaved people’s work songs, and much more.
January 17, 2013: 12:00 noon
Research Rescue Squad PREMIERE
Join the Squad as they try to defeat the evil mastermind, Dubious Sources, by helping students do solid research using the library, the internet, and museums.
February 14, 2013: 12:00 noon
The Slave Trade
This program explores the U.S. law of 1807 that abolished the transatlantic slave trade. Meet the people involved in or influenced by this pivotal legislation: slaves, plantation owners, slave-ship captains and crew, government officials, navy officers, and antislavery activists.
March 14, 2013: 12:00 noon
The Global Economy PREMIERE
Join Maggie, an adventurous rat, as she boards ships using international trade routes to make her way home from England to the American colonies. Along the way, discover the inner workings of the eighteenth-century mercantile system.
April 11, 2013: 12:00 noon
The Industrious Tradesmen
Follow the lives of several journeymen fresh from their apprenticeships in trades and business as they learn how skill and opportunity will impact their careers. Who will achieve their dreams and become masters of their own shops?