November 8, 2001

When they were in college, brothers Chris and Martin Kratt wanted to teach kids about animals across the world. They launched their career by experimenting with a videocamera and taping their own programs. They tested the "shows" on kids, learned how to improve the programs, and eventually landed a spot on PBS with "Zoboomafoo". Chris Kratt talks with Todd about the show, and the brothers' love for wild animals.

Nick Brown is the Vice President of the Forest Stewardship Council Board of Directors, and he talks about certifying lumber. Certification tags on lumber sold in stores indicates how the lumber company manages its forests.

A group of researchers is treating kids with Attention Deficit Disorder by using videogames. The games train kid's brains to reach the type and level of activity required for concentration. The program borrows ideas from the flight simulators used by NASA, explains scientist Alan Pope, from NASA's Langley Research Center.