April 22 is Earth Day. What does that mean to you? Check out one of these FREE-to-stream videos on the topic of Earth Day.
These videos are available through TBPL’s new video streaming service Kanopy, available on your smart TV, Roku, tablet, and more. Each month, you can view four different films from this service. Visit our webpage for more info and how to get started.
Earth Days Director Robert Stone (“Oswald’s Ghost,” “Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst”) traces the origins of the modern environmental movement through the eyes of nine Americans who propelled the movement from its beginnings in the 1950s to its moment of triumph in 1970 with the original Earth Day and to its status as a major political force in America.
Earth Speaks: Native Americans Speak about the Earth Earth Speaks is a short documentary about the Earth as Mother and the impacts of oil and gas drilling on Native American tribal lands in the United States, particularly the Blackfeet Reservation in North Central Montana.
Journey of the Universe – An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation The Emmy Award winning Journey of the Universe weaves a tapestry of scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, ecology and biodiversity with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the universe.
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Franklin and the Amazing Stupendous Circus Trick / Franklin’s Earth Day Franklin’s over-zealousness nearly ruins the classes’ Earth Day project.
It All Falls Down, episode 21 of Earth to Luna! Luna, Jupiter, and Igor are all enjoying some ice cream cones at Newton’s Bakery as they check out Igor’s out of this world sticker astronaut sticker album. They find the stickers of astronaut’s floating through space especially interesting. But when Jupiter’s ice cream falls to the ground, the gang is brought back to Earth. But why do things always seem to fall straight to the ground. Why don’t they ever fall up? Or even sideways? On this extraordinary adventure, Luna, Jupiter and Clyde are going to learn a little bit about gravity on Earth, the moon and how it all affects their day to day life.
Nighty Night, Sun, episode 24 of Earth to Luna! No one’s quite ready for night to come and call it a day out in Luna’s backyard, they’re having too much fun helping daddy in the garden. But as they watch the sun set, they find themselves with another mystery to solve: Where does the sun go when night time comes? Rocketing off into make believe, the trio transform into space rockets and fly off in search of answers. They are amazed to find out its actually the earth that’s moving, not the sun!