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Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education

Overview
Works: 117 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 1,397 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Educational television programs  Instructional films  Nonfiction television programs  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures 
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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 254 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 Frances Toliver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 71 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 69 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 ; Automotive design( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 57 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
The Kay Toliver files by Kay Toliver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staff development video for elementary mathematics teachers
The Eddie files( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 53 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 52 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
Animal care and fitness and physical performance( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 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 )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 37 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
Fractions any way you slice it( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 35 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
Renewable energy and environmental science and technology( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 31 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
Personal communication and mass communication( Visual )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 31 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
Estimation going to the dogs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 29 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.)
Welcome to math you gotta start somewhere( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 25 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
Futures: Water engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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 real-life careers. Interactions takes your students on a motivating multimedia excursion-illustrating practical uses of math in the world around them
Graphic design( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows students how the graphic design profession offers practical applications of math in the forms of advertising, entertainment, and communication
Futures( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motivates students to study math by linking the subject to success in careers in water engineering and optics
Water engineering & Optics( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the connection of mathematics to water engineering
 
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