3-2-1 CONTACT - "Space Week"

Date: 
Saturday, February 1, 1986 to Saturday, January 31, 1987
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Broadcast Media
Audience: 
Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13)
Discipline: 
Space science
Organization:
Sesame Workshop
Description: 

Children's Television Workshop(CTW) has produced a special 30 minute program for their "3-2-1 CONTACT" science series on the space program in response to the recent space shuttle tragedy. CTW has extensive footage on the scientific aspects of the space program along with interviews with astronauts Charles Bolden, Sally Ride, Mary Cleave and Franklin Chang-Diaz. The program is hosted by Robin, one of the regulars on "3-2-1 CONTACT." This program, aimed at children ages 8-12, reviews the scientific aspects of space exploration, examines the risks, explores the many- faceted life of being an astronaut, and places the space program in an understandable context for children.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
8651543
Funding Amount: 
19808

Team Members

Al HyslopAl HyslopPrincipal Investigator

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