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Futures with Jaime Escalante Episode 17: Personal Communication
Futures with Jaime Escalante Episode 17: Personal Communication DVD
 
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Math topics: Trigonometry, problem solving, statistics,patterns
Formats: DVD
Grade level: 9-12
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Product Code: FUTS-017

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FUTURES was designed to motivate interest in mathematics by showing students that math is the language of the future--and a passport to creative and rewarding jobs in fields ranging from fashion and skateboard design to architecture and space exploration.

Personal Communication - Fiber optics, digital transmission, two-way video conferencing, wireless communication via satellite-much of the technology developed for the space program is being used on Earth. At Motorola, engineers describe the Iridium communication satellites. At Berkeley Systems, Inc., Marc Sutton develops a talking computer program for the sight-impaired. Also featured: physicist Kent Cullers at NASA/Ames Research Center; spacecraft engineer Bridget Macika of Hughes Aircraft Company; and more. Classroom guest: Astronaut Ellen Ochoa.

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Features
  • Closed Caption (English only)
  • Audio Description (English only)
  • Teacher Guide (English only)

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