From Here to Technology. How to Fund Hardware,
Software, and More
Help Yourself to These Opportunities . . . .
. A publication available from the American
Association of School Administrators includes tips from school
leaders who have stretched existing resources and uncovered new
money in little-known places to purchase computer hardware, software,
video and telecommunications equipment. Each idea includes a resource
you can contact directly. Write for stock #21-00511. Payment must
accompnay all orders of $20.00 and under. 1-4 copies, $2.50 each.
American Association of School Administrators, Customer Information
Center, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209-9988.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Civilian Radioactive
Waste Management is offering the Second Edition of Science,
Society and America's Nuclear Waste
a four-unit resource curriculum.
The content and educational challenges of the curricula have been
designed to promote and enhance students' higher-order, critical-thinking
capabilities; the activities were developed to improve students'
skills in mathematics, science, social sciences and technology.
Each unit includes a teacher's guide book and student book. Free
copies of the curricula may be obtained by calling 1-800-225-6972
or by writing to the OCRWM National Information Center at 600
Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 760, Washington, DC 20024.
Engineering: Turning Ideas into Reality
is the twelfth
annual DuPage Area Engineers Week Program to be held at the Rice
Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, Wheaton, IL. February
22-24, 1996. A community forum is offered to a "mature audience"
by reservation only and career information tables, February 24,
Adler Holiday Show Searching for the "Star of Bethlemen."
The Adler Planetarium's annual holiday sky show takes visitors
back allowing them to see for themselves what kind of celestial
events were happening two thousand years ago. The sky show will
run daily from November 24 through January 1, 1996.
Optics Discovery Kit, $19.95 plus shipping includes materials
(lenses, filters, a hologram, optical fiber, diffraction grating,
etc.) for various simple experiments with optics and an instruction
booklet. Multi-kit classroom packages are also available. Order
from: Optical Society of America, Kit Orders, 2010 Massachusetts
Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: 202-416-1960 and
career information tables, February 24, 12:00-4:00 pm.