DRAGONFLYTV presents real-life science investigations featuring everyday kids exploring their own science and engineering questions. As they tell their own stories, they communicate the infectious excitement that comes with making their own discoveries. DragonflyTV engages children, parents and educators in accessible, relatable activities. All media and hands-on science resources are designed to appeal to children from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds. By modeling and celebrating children’s science capabilities, DragonflyTV shows that if kids can dream it, they can do it!WATCH DRAGONFLY TV
He created DragonflyTV, inspired by Dragonfly magazine, a publication of Miami University of Ohio and the National Science Teachers Association. With the success of seven seasons of DragonflyTV, he then created SciGirls, which continues in production and sustains a national network of educators.
As Principal Investigator of more than 20 major National Science Foundation grants, he not only led long-running TV series, but also directed the creation of science websites, educational outreach, and viewer research. For his contributions to science education, he was awarded the Faraday Award by the National Science Teachers Association.