Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education
Overview
Works:  137 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 1,354 library holdings 

Genres:  Educational films Educational television programs Instructional films Nonfiction television programs Documentary television programs Children's films Juvenile works 
Classifications:  QA37.2, 510 
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Most widely held works by
Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education
"Good morning Miss Toliver" by Kay Frances Toliver(
Visual
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11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look inside the Harlem classroom of an awardwinning 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
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look inside the Harlem classroom of an awardwinning 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
Architecture & structural engineering ; Automotive design(
Visual
)
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Gehry joins Mr. Escalante to discuss architecture and engineering, making the point that skyscrapers and rollercoasters would not exist without applied practical mathematics. In the 2nd program, Indy 500 champion Danny Sullivan joins Mr. Escalante to demonstrate the math concept of velocity. Also explores the world of automotive design and engineering. Designed to motivate students in grades 712 to study math and science
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Gehry joins Mr. Escalante to discuss architecture and engineering, making the point that skyscrapers and rollercoasters would not exist without applied practical mathematics. In the 2nd program, Indy 500 champion Danny Sullivan joins Mr. Escalante to demonstrate the math concept of velocity. Also explores the world of automotive design and engineering. Designed to motivate students in grades 712 to study math and science
The Kay Toliver files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 60 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
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 60 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
Math, who needs it?!(
Visual
)
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A onehour 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 hightech rollercoasters to fashion, sports, and music, you've never experienced math like this before!"Container
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A onehour 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 hightech rollercoasters to fashion, sports, and music, you've never experienced math like this before!"Container
The Eddie files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Created to help students in grades 36 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Created to help students in grades 36 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
Fractions : any way you slice it(
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
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
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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.)
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 Kay Toliver files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
The Eddie files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Created to help students apply the mathematical concepts they are studying to life and to the workplace
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 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
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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
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 hookups
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 hookups
The Kay Toliver files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
Animal care and fitness and physical performance(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First segment shows students how mathematics is used to develop more hightech 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
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First segment shows students how mathematics is used to develop more hightech 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
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
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
Interactions : real math  real careers(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multimedia resource that connects middle school math topics to reallife careers. Interactions takes your students on a motivating multimedia excursionillustrating practical uses of math in the world around them
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Multimedia resource that connects middle school math topics to reallife careers. Interactions takes your students on a motivating multimedia excursionillustrating practical uses of math in the world around them
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
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 (greaterthan, lessthan) are applied to solar detoxification, biodiversity, global warming and the engineering of recycling and landfills
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 (greaterthan, lessthan) 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
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
Futures: Water engineering(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Eddie files(
Visual
)
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Created to help students in grades 36 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Created to help students in grades 36 connect the mathematics concepts they are studying in their application in life and the workplace
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