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.

  • 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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