Educational TV Programs in the Best of the Web Directory

Educational TV Programs

American Experience

Site complementing the PBS history series that focuses on people and events in American history.

Big Ideas | Thirteen.Net

Official site of the four-part miniseries. Contains information on the show’s cast and crew, bio-data of some contemporary great thinkers, crash courses through some of today’s big theories, and an archive of great ideas of the past.

Biography.com

Online destination of A&E's popular, award-winning documentary series.

BookTV.org

Complement to the twenty-four hour weekend program on C-Span2, and mainly provides enhanced information on the nonfiction books featured in the show. It also provides archives of the episodes for those who might want to watch older episodes.

Business Television

Thirty-minute weekly business program features publicly traded companies. Includes background, news, gallery, and online viewing.

Ciao Italia

Interactive page of the cooking show from PBS TV. Provides a recipe box and cookbooks for visitors, as well as guides to wine, traveling and a product catalogue for ingredients and cooking equipment.

Crocodile Hunter

Features show information along with news regarding Steve Irwin's zoo and foundation.

Cruising America’s Waterways

Provides a synopsis of the series and links to affiliates such as the Boating Education Center, Incorporated, and the New York State Canal System Shop. A catalogue of show merchandise is also provided.

Culture Shock

Companion to the PBS television series. Features a host of controversial information on a variety of taboo topics and an in-depth look into the limits of art as a medium of expression. Tools on site include a teacher’s guide for moderated use of the resources provided.

Great Performances

Performing arts series aired by PBS presenting scenes of concerts, ballet, opera, and plays.

How The States Got Their Shapes

Brian Unger hosts this History Channel show that explores how each state got their unique shape.

I Love the 1880s

History channel show that takes a look back a simpler time during the 1880s and ties in todays headlines for reference.

In the Life

Television news magazine program focusing on topics that concern gay and lesbian people.

MythBusters

Discovery Channel program centered on the use of scientific method for testing the veracity of popular myths, rumors, viral videos, and interesting phenomena.

Right on the Money

Program focusing on topics of budgeting, debt, entrepreneurship, investment, household finances, and other money-related matters.

Wonderland San Diego

Series follows Noah as he travels through the communities and regional areas of San Diego.

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