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From the series Ripples. It's wintertime in the U.S. and Canada, and children are playing everywhere. While children in the north streak down snowy hills on sleds and skis, youngsters along the Southern Atlantic Coast play on a hot sandy beach.The…

From the series Ripples. Chris survives separation from his parents and endures a lonely night in a hospital bed in this continuation of Going to the Hospital. He meets other hospitalized children, learns to swallow a pill and likes a visit from his…

From the series Ripples. A NASA physicist relates the lives and thoughts of children to the thinking processes of professional scientists. He asks whether children would rather eat a coat or an apple? Would they rather put on pairs of roller skates…

From the series Ripples. Six-year-old Tony wonders if he would be the same or different if he lived somewhere else and in a different family. What if he lived in a crowded city? How about a farm? Would he be a different Tony? As he thinks, he goes…

From the series Ripples. A horse's hard hoof, a cat's skillful claw, a bear's heavy padded paw and the hand of man are shown to be similar in some way.But a man's hand is shown to be different in a very important way the way he can use his thumb. An…

From the series Ripples Shows that differences between people sometimes cause problems that require great determination to solve, by exploring the extraordinary problems confronted by a man who cannot see, a woman who cannot hear, and a child whose…

From the series Ripples. Eight seven-year-olds enjoy a unique visit to the National Collection of Fine Arts in Washington, D.C. The surprising tour be-gins with a warm-up in which the children relax and learn to "feel" with their eyes.Then they learn…

From the series Ripples. A magnifying glass helps Lynn discover the richness of her own backyard on a Iazy summer day. Lynn's own bare toes, wiggling in the warm grass. first capture her interest Then, magnifying glass in hand, she moves beyond…

From the series Ripples. DescriptionA participation program in which classroom children join Phyllis Noble and studio children in finding sounds that their own bodies can make claps, stomps, slaps, whistles, clicks and whatever else one wants to be…

From the series Ripples. Delicate furries, colorful sumac, and maple seeds drift and fall everywhere. Inside each seed is a baby plant, waiting to get out,waiting for water to start it growing. A lima bean, through time-lapse photography, shoots out…