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Encyclopedia > DragonflyTV
Dragonflytv
Genre Children's television series
Running time 30 Minutes
Creator(s) Twin Cities Public Television
Starring Eric Artell, Michael Brandon Battle, Mariko Nakasone
Country of origin United States
Original network/channel PBS
Original run 2002 – present

DragonflyTV is an award-winning multi-media science education program combining television, community outreach, the Web, and fun. Produced by Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), creator of the long-running family science series Newton's Apple, DragonflyTV engages tens of millions of children, parents and teachers in accessible, hands-on science activities. DragonflyTV is designed to appeal to children from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. By modeling and celebrating children's science capabilities, DragonflyTV has always shown that if kids can dream it, they can do it! Childrens television shows are television programs designed for and marketed to children, normally aired during the morning and afternoon hours, mainly before and after school. ... Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) is the organization that operates the KTCA and KTCI television stations in Minneapolis-St. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) is the organization that operates the KTCA and KTCI television stations in Minneapolis-St. ... Newtons Apple was an educational television program distributed to PBS stations in the United States that ran for fifteen seasons from 1983 to 1998. ...


DragonflyTV's first step has been to attract children with a TV show unlike anything they've seen before. The DragonflyTV television program is broadcast nationwide on PBS stations, and presents real-life science investigations in a style of television that captures the attention of today's MTV and video-game generation. Against a pop-music soundtrack, children tell about their investigations, communicating the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


DragonflyTV extends beyond the television screen, offering a variety of standards-based learning tools. A rich, interactive Web site, a biannual children's science magazine, educators' guides, Fun Kits, and other outreach materials are available to schools, homes, community organizations, or any place kids gather to explore, create, and discover.


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PBS Parents . PBS KIDS Programs . DragonflyTV | PBS (279 words)
DragonflyTV presents real-life science investigations in a style of television that captures the attention of today's MTV and video-game generation.
The philosophy of DragonflyTV is rooted in a strong commitment to inquiry-based learning, which is at the heart of current reforms in science education, articulated in the National Science Education Standards.
DragonflyTV aggressively promotes diversity and the idea that all children are capable of understanding and doing science.
NJN - New Jersey Public Television and Radio (546 words)
DragonflyTV is not like any science show you’ve seen, but one of the most unique science programs around.
DragonflyTV takes science out of the classroom, and plops it down in the creepy caves, wild whitewater, family garages and hometown hockey rinks of America.
DragonflyTV’s nonstop pop soundtrack and fast camera cuts provide the perfect high-energy backdrop for these youngsters to talk about their science and themselves.
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