Colonial Williamsburg Fieldtrips
Take a trip back in time to experience life in colonial America. These interactive field trips take viewers to Williamsburg, Virginia via live satellite video transmission, phone and the Internet to interact with actors reenacting 18th century American life.
The Global Economy (#1801) Duration: 57:30 TVY
What we think of as the modern global economy is actually centuries old! Join Maggie, an adventurous rat, as she boards ships using international trade routes to make her way home from England to the American colonies. Along the way, discover the inner workings of the 18th-century mercantile system.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 10:00am email reminder
The American Revolution on the Frontier (#1802) Duration: 57:30 TVY
Discover how the Revolutionary War reached into the West to frontier communities in the Ohio River Valley. American Indians, French traders, British and American colonists, and African Americans faced life - changing decisions about whether to fight - and on which side.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 10:00am email reminder