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Ask an Expert

http://www.askanexpert.com/cat.shtml

Description: Have a question that you can't figure out the answer to from the text or library? Ask an Expert! This list of people know about everything from the Amishto South Asia. Class can join anytime.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

End Date: 2006-12-31

Project ID: 2.

Creative Connections Project

http://www.ccproject.org/

Description: Travel with the project team to China -- from right inside your own classroom -- and interact directly with students who live there! Join the Creative Connections Project for our last project of the 2003/2004 school year: The China School Project, featuring a brand new Silk Road component.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: Yes

Fee: $35 - $200 per class depending on level of participation

Contact: Paul Hurteau

Start Date: 2004-5-4

End Date: 2004-5-14

Project ID: 5.

Electronic Postcards from Around the World

http://www.genevaschools.org/austinbg/class/gray/internet/electronic/

Description: Do you want to send postcards? This project lets you exchange postcards with classrooms in other communities. Registration begins now, with the exchange beginning in September, 2001 until May 2002. You can get information from the site about what to include in your postcard, how to create a postcard, and how to protect student privacy. Click on the world map to see examples.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Contact: Register at http://www.hche.com/registration.asp

Start Date: 2001-10-1

End Date: 2006-5-17

Project ID: 7.

ePals

http://www.epals.com/index.html

Description: Join a classroom exchange with students across town or across the world. Learn about culture or study an issue in common. The possibilities areendless. Class can join anytime and do so in a selection of languages.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

End Date: 2006-12-31

Project ID: 8.

Historical Treasure Chests

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/treasure/

Description: Primary sources such as letters, diaries, photographs, maps and artifacts provide students with authentic materials from the past. By looking closely for details, students can draw conclusions about the items and formulate their own hypotheses about the time period(s) during which they were created. Further research, using secondary sources, will either confirm or challenge their ideas.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Start Date: 2003-1-1

End Date: 2006-12-31

Project ID: 14.

Iditarod 2005

http://www.chino.k12.ca.us/iditarod/

Description: The Iditarod Sled Dog Race is a natural for classroom use. Held annually across the wilderness of Alaska, this 1000+ mile racecombines courage and competition with the athletic abilities of both the humans and the dogs. Each year the race is a real-life adventure with new challenges to be faced. Welcome aboard and follow the excitment of this event with current Iditarod and past Iditarod mushers as well as other race experts!

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Start Date: 2002-2-1

End Date: 2004-5-1

Project ID: 16.

LegiSchool Project

http://www.csus.edu/legischool/

Description: The LegiSchool Project is an educational collaboration between California State University, Sacramento and the CaliforniaState Legislature. The Project is an issues-oriented civic education program designed to encourage California's youngpeople to become more engaged and more involved participants in our state's political process. The Project is geared mainly toward high school students

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Contact: Don Nahhas, Center for California Studies

Start Date: 2005-10-1

End Date: 2007-12-31

Project ID: 20.

Memoir of a Civilian POW

http://rims.k12.ca.us/pow/

Description: December 7 served as the occasion for an oral history experiment on SCORE History/Social Science. James Allen is the grandfather of one of SCORE's technical staff. The memories that this World War II civilian POW has to share about his experience as a prisoner of the Japanese offer an opportunity for students today to connect personally to history and to come to realize the depth of sacrifice made by many who came before them. Send your questions to Mr. Allen or do a similar oral history project at your school.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Project ID: 24.

Museum of Television and Radio Video Conferencing

http://www.mtr.org/welcome.htm

Description: Videoconferencing with the Museum of Television & Radio allows you and your students access to the Museum's archive of more than 100,000 programs which span the history of radio and television and illuminate our nation's history and culture. During each videoconference, a Museum Educator uses thematically linked collection clips to explore ideas and stimulate discussion with the off-site audience. Current programs include:Around the World Grades K - 4Students learn about the many different ways people live and work, comparing their own experiences to those of children from all over the world.Tooned In to Animation Grades 1 - 5Students learn about different techniques and styles of animation, and consider which stories are best told with this dynamic and creatively liberating process. Think Green Grades 2 - 5In this class students explore the complex relationship between the earth and its inhabitants. They learn about the media's advocacy role in protecting the environment and also how they themselves can work to preserve the planet. Fine Art of Persuasion: Television & Advertising Grades 4 - 8 & 9 - 12 What is advertising and what are its methods? Through careful analysis, students discover how advertising has developed certain tools and techniques that capture viewer attention to promote a product, a person, or an idea.Civil Rights Movement on TelevisionGrades 5 - 12 Television played a vital role in the civil rights movement, both as observer and participant. By watching significant television work from that era, students explore the role that television played in recording and shaping the struggle for equal rights in America.The Master of Suspense: Hitchcock on the Box Grades 5 - 12Alfred Hitchcock enlivened the suspense genre with tongue-in-cheek introductions, macabre humor, and twist endings. Students analyze Hitchcock's use of the ordinary to create exciting, even frightening, television drama.The Art of the Television DocumentaryGrades 6 - 12By examining a variety of documentaries from the Museum's collection, students learn how different techniques serve different visions and think about what types of stories are best suited to the documentary form.Animation: Not Just for Saturday MorningGrades 6 - 12By presenting rare and unusual examples of televised animation, this class helps to expand the definition of this popular technique and provides students with the critical vocabulary necessary to evaluate and discuss it.Presidential Campaign Ads Grades 7 - 12Students examine presidential campaign advertisements from the past fifty years to learn how candidates attempt to win the hearts, minds, and votes of the American people. Participants deconstruct ads to identify effective advertising styles and techniques.Raising the Curtain on the Cold WarGrades 9 - 12Fears of war and the atomic bomb consumed America during the 1950s. By examining programs from this pivotal period, students learn how television reflected and perpetuated the paranoia and hysteria that were pervasive at that time.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: Yes

Fee: $125 for 60 minute Video Fieldtrip, $200 for custom program

Contact: Scott Frank at (310) 786-1099 or sfrank@mtr.org.

Start Date: 2003-12-1

End Date: 2006-12-31

Project ID: 26.

My Community, Our Earth: Geographic Learning for Sustainable Development

http://www.geography.org/sustainable/index.html

Description: Here is an exciting opportunity for high school and college students worldwide. The National Geographic Society, The Association of American Geographers, ESRI, and the United Nations Environment Programme are launching a program that invites students to use the tools of geography to examine how their communities can be made healthier and more livable, and how they can exist in greater harmony with the natural world. Students can use traditional or digital tools to examine their communities in light of a number of sustainability-related issues, and to propose actions and solutions for the future. Participants will receive a resource kit, which contains software, maps, and educational materials about geography, GIS technology, and sustainable development.

Type: Virtual Interactive Project

Fee-based: No

Start Date: 2002-1-1

End Date: 2006-5-31

Project ID: 27.

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