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Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education

Overview
Works: 120 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 1,368 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Instructional films  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Children's films  Internet videos  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 Toliver( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 248 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( 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
Math, who needs it?!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, this video is a fun and exciting adventure showing how math is used in real life. With guest appearances by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Joe Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriguez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley, world class professionals, engineers and designers, viewers are shown the applications of math from skateboard design to fashion, sports and music
The Eddie files( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 44 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Futures: Water engineering( Visual )

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

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
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
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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 19 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
 
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