International Space Station contact is a success

KEYT-TV news story HD video of the ISS contact Facebook photos On May 22, 2013, Anacapa School students had a chance to speak with NASA Astronaut and former Navy SEAL Christopher J. Cassidy via a live Amateur Radio link to the International Space Station (ISS) (Astronaut Chris Cassidy’s NASA Bio). The 10-minute Q&A session with NA1SS […]

Anacapa School Space Synthesis Unit review

NASA Astronaut Rick Linnehan was the keynote speaker during the three-day intensive 2013 Synthesis Unit “Space: Where Are We Going” at Anacapa School. Each year, the Anacapa School Synthesis Unit provides students with unique opportunities to explore a topic in depth.  Expert speakers make individual 45-minute presentations with time for questions and answers. After three days […]

‘Paratrooper:’ WWII veterans recall experiences in the 101st & 82nd Airborne

The very first project I assigned to my students in 2008, my first year teaching the digital media course at the Anacapa School, was a documentary film.  “Paratrooper” is an incredible yet touching account by two Santa Barbara-area veterans, Art Petersen and Robert Forties.  Today being Veterans Day it seemed appropriate to share this gem […]

2010 water conservation PSA by Digital Voyage: “Psycho”

This is my class’ second year entering the Santa Barbara County High School Video Contest. Students are asked to create a water conservation awareness PSA for broadcast. This is the 2010 entry entitled “Psycho About Water Conservation”

Video: Landing at San Francisco Int’l

I was flying into SFO on a United/Skywest flight when I spotted this big guy off the right wing. The two touchdowns were almost in synchronous.  Pretty cool.