Earth & Sky

Date: 
Monday, December 15, 1997 to Tuesday, November 30, 1999
Resource Type:
Project Descriptions
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Broadcast Media, Websites, Mobile Apps, and Online Media, Public Programs, Community Outreach Programs, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
Audience: 
Youth/Teen (up to 17) | General Public | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Geoscience and geography | Space science
Organization:
EarthSky Communications, Inc., Multimedia Research
Description: 

The Earth & Sky radio series reaches over 2.8 million individuals in the United States each week. This grant, which will diminish each year over a four-year period, will enable the project to accomplish the following goals: * Continue production and distribution of the Earth & Sky radio series * Distribute a bi-annual booklet for teachers, Earth In the Classroom * Establish a partnership between the Earth & Sky Young Producers Contest and National Science and Technology Week. * Increase the visual content of Earth & Sky Online * Launch an * Earth & Sky Classroom Project to provide teachers and students with a guided "Internet Experience" simulated on a CD and, therefore, not requiring an Internet connection. * Produce and test a 156 segment "trial run" of a Kids' Earth & Sky radio series designed for the emerging Radio Disney network. Earth & Sky is produced and hosted by Deborah Byrd and Joel Block. They work with a team of producer/writers and interact on a regular basis with members of a team of over 90 science advisors.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
9725791
Funding Amount: 
773693

Team Members

Deborah ByrdDeborah ByrdPrincipal Investigator
Barbara FlaggEvaluator

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