Archive: Everyday Structures

Everyday Structures is a twelve episode Virtual Classroom series introducing young students to a variety of familiar structures in the world including natural and human-made built structures, geometric shapes, bridges, towers, frames and others. Hosted by Carla Dempsey, the virtual classroom consists of a series of questions and answers, assignments, demonstrations, student live phone-ins and guests.

Episodes

Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 31:59
On the last day of Everyday Structures, host Carla Dempsey reviews the information about structures learned throughout the course.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 30:53
Host Carla Dempsey looks at frames and their uses.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 1:01:54
Host Carla Dempsey looks at structures that are used to carry other objects, such as the blue box for recycling cans.
Air Date: March 31, 1999 - 1:03:56
Host Carla Dempsey looks at structures to help students carry objects, such as putting blocks in a bucket or box.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 1:06:00
Host Carla Dempsey discusses natural and human-made structures, comparing natural items such as rocks and animals with human-made items such as cars and pencils.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 32:28
Host Carla Dempsey discusses geometric structures, identifying familiar shapes such as hexagons, triangles and circles and where they can be found in the everyday world.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 1:06:17
Host Carla Dempsey discusses solid, shell and frame structures.
Air Date: March 26, 1999 - 1:05:42
Host Carla Dempsey discusses various kinds of bridges.