Learning Adventures

Let’s go on an adventure! Alabama Public Television’s free Learning Adventures take students on fun and educational journies across the state and beyond without ever leaving the classroom.

New Learning Adventures are designed to be live-streamed at specific, scheduled times, and feature interactivity. This collection of past Learning Adventures is archived for viewing at any time. Join Alabama Public Television’s student reporters as they explore historic sites, get creative, research science, recite Shakespeare, tour NASA, and more!

Unstoppable: The Road to Womens Rights

Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Alabama Public Television is producing Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights. This [More]

Middle School | High School

History & Social Studies

Career Pathways: Apprenticeships

Career Pathways: Apprenticeships

Watch Career Pathways: Apprenticeships to learn what apprenticeships are, why they are beneficial for job seekers as well as employers, and how to participate in [More]

Middle School | High School

Professional Development

Artistic Roots: Alabamas Creative Culture

Artistic Roots: Alabama’s Creative Culture

Artistic Roots: Alabama’s Creative Culture explores the study and creation of music, theatre, sculpture, folk, and visual arts around the state. Students have the opportunity to [More]

Middle School

The Arts

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight

Mission Control: Human Spaceflight is an exciting opportunity for students to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United States landing on the moon (July 20, [More]

Middle School

Science

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Students come face-to-face with the Vietnam War when they meet veterans and visit The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The war is revealed through compelling stories grounded [More]

Middle School

US History

Archaeology Adventures: Early Alabama History

Archaeology Adventures: Early Alabama History

Three young kids venture outside their 2-D animated world to learn about early Alabama history for their upcoming school report. Aided by their hyper-intelligent robotic [More]

Upper Elementary | Middle School

Science | Engineering & Technology

Inside the Crime Lab

Inside the Crime Lab

FBI: Inside the Crime Lab offers middle school children a behind-the-scenes look at the greatest crime laboratory in the world—the FBI’s Crime Laboratory. The Learning [More]

Early Elementary | Upper Elementary

Science | Engineering & Technology

Gulf Detectives: Episode 2 - Animals of the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Detectives: Episode 2 – Animals of the Northern Gulf of Mexico

This episode of Gulf Detectives follows three young science detectives as they learn about the animals of the Northern Gulf of Mexico with the help [More]

Early Elementary | Middle School

Science

Teaching Julius Caesar

Teaching Julius Caesar

Folger Shakespeare Library live-streamed Master Classes provide professional development grounded in deep, precise content knowledge and tested classroom strategies.

High School

English Language Arts

Gulf Detectives: Episode 1

Gulf Detectives: Episode 1

Gulf Detectives at Dauphin Island Sea Lab is an exciting opportunity for students to access beaches, coastal wetlands, Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico [More]

Early Elementary | Middle School

Science

Exploring Monticello

Exploring Monticello

Exploring Monticello takes students into Thomas Jefferson’s home, a virtual laboratory for all kinds of ideas. Thomas Jefferson is best known for authoring the Declaration [More]

Early Elementary | Middle School

History & Social Studies

Project C: Episode 7 - Civil Rights Today

Project C: Episode 7 – Civil Rights Today

Throughout 2015, events across the nation focused attention on concerns in minority communities and racial perceptions in America, resulting in renewed public dialogue about race [More]

Middle School | High School

History & Social Studies

Teaching Othello

Teaching Othello

Folger Shakespeare Library live-streamed Master Classes provide professional development grounded in deep, precise content knowledge and tested classroom strategies.

High School

English Language Arts | The Arts

Hamlet Q&A

Hamlet Q&A

Join us for an in depth discussion of teaching Hamlet.  Featuring a Folger Shakespeare scholar.

High School

English Language Arts | The Arts

Teaching Hamlet

Teaching Hamlet

Folger Shakespeare Library live-streamed Master Classes provide professional development grounded in deep, precise content knowledge and tested classroom strategies.

High School

English Language Arts | The Arts

Project C: Episode 6 - Montgomery Bus Boycott

Project C: Episode 6 – Montgomery Bus Boycott

In Episode Six, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, student reporters lead viewers on a journey through Montgomery, visiting the Rosa Parks Museum and other historic sites [More]

Middle School | High School

History & Social Studies | US History

Project C: Episode 5 - Freedom March

Project C: Episode 5 – Freedom March

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March, our student reporters study this famous march and its connection to the Voting Rights [More]

Middle School | High School

US History

Project C: Episode 4 - The Civil Rights Act

Project C: Episode 4 – The Civil Rights Act

In this episode, student reporters begin a new journey to explore the links between social activism, democracy, and the legislative process. Join us as our [More]

Middle School | High School

US History

Project C: Episode 3 - Taking Action

Project C: Episode 3 – Taking Action

In this episode of Project C, our student reporters continue their journey of discovery by meeting with activists working on current issues of inequality and [More]

Middle School | High School

US History

Project C: Episode 2 - Boycotts and Lawsuits

Project C: Episode 2 – Boycotts and Lawsuits

In episode two, our journey to discover the lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement continues. In this episode we check in on our community [More]

Middle School | High School

US History

Project C: Episode 1 - The Childrens March

Project C: Episode 1 – The Children’s March

In 1963, Birmingham, Alabama was on the frontline of the American Civil Rights Movement. This first episode explores these events as our student reporters begin [More]

Middle School | High School

US History

Experiencing Shakespeare 2: Up on Your Feet

Experiencing Shakespeare 2: Up on Your Feet

Join us as we explore the vaults of the Folger Shakespeare Library and get your students “up on their feet” to perform a Shakespeare insult [More]

Middle School

English Language Arts | The Arts

Our Nations Capitol

Our Nation’s Capitol

Join student reporters as they uncover the history, art and architecture that define America’s living symbol of democracy and freedom.

Middle School

US History

Experiencing Shakespeare

Experiencing Shakespeare

Experiencing Shakespeare makes Shakespeare come alive for students. Through television, the web, and social media, students explore the Folger Shakespeare Library, a leader in teaching [More]

Middle School

English Language Arts | The Arts

Exploring Mount Vernon

Exploring Mount Vernon

Explore the famous Mount Vernon estate in this electronic field trip to the historic home of our nation’s first president. Learn from Mount Vernon’s interpreters [More]

Middle School | High School

US History