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Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education

Overview
Works: 122 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 1,324 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Educational television programs  Internet videos  Children's television programs  Instructional films  Nonfiction television programs  Animated films  Motion pictures 
Classifications: QA117, 513.26
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Most widely held works by Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education
"Good morning Miss Toliver" by Kay Toliver( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look inside the Harlem classroom of an award-winning teacher. Kay Toliver's junior high mathematics class uses games, group learning, and field trips to inspire and motivate all students and teach them how to apply math concepts to their community
The Kay Toliver files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Actual lessons taught by Kay Toliver to the students in her Challenge program at P.S. 72 in East Harlem, N.Y. ... created for use in teacher education and staff development for elementary teachers"--Guide
The Eddie files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Math, who needs it?!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A one-hour entertaining and inspiring TV special starring Jaime Escalante, the renowned math teacher who inspired the Academy Award nominated movie "Stand and Deliver," and his students, with guest appearances by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Jo Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriquez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley and world class professionals, engineers and designers at their workplaces for the Futures series. Starring in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, Math ... Who Needs It?! is a fun and exciting adventure giving viewers a new perspective on how math is used in real life. From applications in skateboard design and today's high-tech rollercoasters to fashion, sports, and music, you've never experienced math like this before!"--Container
Fractions by Wanda Sykes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his visit to Sal's pizzeria Eddie discovers surprising things about fractions. Photographer Tracy Frankel explains how understanding fractions can improve Eddie's picture taking
Estimation : going to the dogs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie has to estimate the number of dogs in New York City. He receives tips from professionals who use estimation (a veterinarian, a professional bug farmer, and a bat expert.)
The Eddie files( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created to help students apply the mathematical concepts they are studying to life and to the workplace
Welcome to math : you gotta start somewhere( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the first week of school in math teacher Kay Toliver's class. The assignment: find out about jobs people have and how they use math ... Eddie takes his camera along as he tackles his math assignment ... He meets a judge, a dancer, a restaurant owner, a telephone technician, a sunglasses designer and a TV director."--Container
Personal communication and mass communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment shows students how math relates to pagers, cellular phones, satellites, and fiber optics. The second segment discusses the role math plays in the mass communication industries including TV, radio, and satellite hook-ups
The Kay Toliver files( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
Interactions : real math - real careers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multimedia resource that connects middle school math topics to real-life careers. Interactions takes your students on a motivating multimedia excursion-illustrating practical uses of math in the world around them
The Kay Toliver files( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
Geometry : invasion of the polygons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie explores polygons in his contacts with construction workers, an inventor, an engineer, and an architect. He learns how they are used to build everything from skyscrapers to collapsible spheres
Animal care and fitness and physical performance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First segment shows students how mathematics is used to develop more high-tech and efficient ways to care for animals. Second segment shows how math is important in sports (in the physics of shooting a basketball), dance (geometry), nutrition, biomechanics, etc
Future habitats and advanced transportation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities. The second segment explores advanced transportation and shows how math is used to help designers and visionaries develop cars, trains, and other transportation systems for the future
Renewable energy and environmental science and technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment takes students to Zond Industry's wind machines, to Sandia National Laboratories' solar tower, and to the Luz Corporation's solar collectors to learn how math is used in developing advanced energy concepts such as photovoltaics, geothermal, and biomass. The second segment explores the question of "What does math have to do with saving the planet?" Discusses how math concepts such as inequalities (greater-than, less-than) are applied to solar detoxification, biodiversity, global warming and the engineering of recycling and landfills
Meteorology and ocean exploration( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how math concepts help professionals in meteorology and physical, geological, chemical, and marine oceanography
The Eddie files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
The Eddie files( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Created to help students in grades 3-6 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Architecture & structural engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shapes such as parabolas, triangles and ellipses are used to introduce the professions of architecture and structural engineering. Professionals in these areas talk about their work
 
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