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  • Date: 09/10/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY is a half-hour, weekly children's science education series produced in Seattle, Washington by McKenna/Gottlieb Producers Inc. and KCTS Television in association with Rabbit Ears Production. The series is designed to make science assessable and interesting to children in the of forth and fifth grades by relating science at ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Magic School Bus Museum Collaborative, requests through Discovery Places, Inc., NSF support for six science museums and Scholastic Productions, Inc., to develop science education materials that capitalize on the interest and excitement in the forthcoming Magic School Bus television series and the Magic School Bus books. Over a three year ... »
  • Date: 07/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WGBH Educational Foundation seeks support from NSF to add a Science Unit to its Descriptive Video Service. In their original proposal they cited three objectives: to produce universally available narrative audio descriptions of public television science program for visually impaired Americans, to disseminate information regarding the availability ... »
  • Date: 07/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Reading Rainbow is an eighty (80) part PBS children's series (15 of which are science programs) that entices children five to eight years old to read good books, thus addressing the national tragedy of more and more young Americans reading less and less. The Emmy award winning series employs television to sell the joy of science and reading to ... »
  • Date: 05/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NEON, Inc. a not-for-propfit corporation, proposes a television series for children, initiallyu 30 programs, suitable for daily or weekly broadcast, for home viewing via PBSA (with appropriate availability elsewhere). Program length: 30 Minutes. The premise: Three Wufniks--creatures from the cartoom world--draw their way into our world and with ... »
  • Date: 04/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This award provides support for Mr. Kamen to explore the feasibility of developing an interactive educational kiosk (to be named FIRST PLACE), programmed with electronic mathematics and science games and placed in out-of-school area such as shopping malls to reach K-12 children. Students would play the games and be rewards with coupons. This multi ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this paper, the Franklin Institute's Ann Mintz discusses the managerial challenges associated with evaluation projects. Mintz explains how evaluators teeter on a continuum serving as both as artists and educators throughout the evaluation process. She cites evidence from an ongoing project at the Franklin Institute called the The Franklin ... »