Education

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 8:00pm

Discover the little-known story of the innovations in science and medicine that doubled the human lifespan in less than a century, andcelebrate the unsung heroes of public health who believed change was possible and acted on it.

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Human: The World Within

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:00pm

Take a deep dive into the incredible universe that’s inside the body to discover the biology that all humans share: heart, brain, eyes, blood, and tears. 

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On-Demand: Finding Your Roots Discussion Event

Watch On-Demand :WXXI Education and The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for a a chat about the Finding Your Roots Series with a focus on conducting family history by people of color. Learn about local resources and local stories.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life Audio Descriptive Version On-Demand

Watch On-Demand (Audio Descriptive Version): Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life on WXXI-World

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 8:00pm

Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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Coming Together - Sesame Street Resources on Racial Literacy

Sesame Workshop continues its major commitment to racial justice with new resources and content called "Coming Together" to help families talk to young children about race and identity. 

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 9:00pm

Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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American Masters– Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 9:00pm

Explore the life of the groundbreaking author of “The Joy Luck Club” in this intimate portrait.

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