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Lofty Estimates

Middle school students use a giant protractor in the field, learning how trigonometry helps surveyors determine the height of a building that is far away. The students help each other to use a tape measure and a trig table that they call “that tangent thing”, to make their calculations.

Natural Rendering for Horses. Composting Horse Mortality

Static Pile Composting is pretty magical. The animal is enveloped in carbon-based material and left for months or years with no turning or work required. It’s a safe and environmentally sound solution, and can be done at any time of year, using the kind of equipment found on most farms. Here’s how.

Creations From Fire

Frederick Carder, founder of world famous Steuben Glass, created gorgeous, colorful glass. Tommy Buechner demonstrates the varied techniques Carder used including casing, trailing, intarsia and aurene. This video plays continuously in the Rockwell Museum in Corning, NY, in the midst of their extensive collection of Carder Glass.

Triton’s Radiation Therapy

Triton is an 8 year old Labrador retriever receiving therapy for thyroid cancer at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals. This show was one chapter in a 35 minute show called “Pet Owner’s Guide to Cancer”