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An Adventure of the American Mind: Joining Educators and Students With Library of Congress Resources
Video Conferencing


This page provides additional online resources for educators pursuing video conferencing initiatives.

There are currently 15 links available. Search functionality will be added as this list grows.

Baseball Hall of Fame
Videoconference programs often portray historical accounts of America by using museum baseball exhibits.

California Science Center
located in Los Angeles, California, in Exposition Park. Ignite students imagination while introducing science through videoconferencing. The California Science Center offers curriculum enhancements relating to the Science Centers exhibits. One videoconference example is "Your Insides Out" which relates to the circulatory system. Pre and post activities are all part of the videoconference experience.

Classroom Conferencing Directory
Find partners, by searching world-wide for other schools that use video conferencing.

Coca-Cola Space Science Center
Coca-Cola Space Science Center is located at Columbus University in Columbus, Georgia, on the Chattahoochee River! The primary goal of the Coca-Cola Space Science Center is to "improve learning by making science, mathematics and technology accessible to all students."

Georgia Music Hall of Fame
Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Macon, Georgia, offers an extravaganza of music information via compressed videoconferencing.

Global Leap
Educational Video Conferencing Directory

Healesville Sanctuary
Come join the Australian Outback via videoconferencing! Here students and teachers will be introduced to numerous native species including dingoes, kangaroos, and helmeted honeyeaters. Join the Australian outback by way of this technology!

HealthSpace Cleveland
Through interactive video conferencing and web-based activities, Distance Learning brings the best of HealthSpace Cleveland's programs into your classroom. Connecting live from HealthSpace Cleveland, these real-time learning experiences bring science to life using hands-on activities, applied math concepts and exploratory discussions.

Indianapolis Zoo
Series Topics, Single Session Topics, Monthly Specials and Read-the-Zoo Topics

Museum of Television & Radio
Videoconferencing with the Museum of Television & Radio allows you and your students access to the Museum's archive of more than 100,000 programs which span the history of radio and television and illuminate our nation's history and culture

Pacific Bell Video Conferencing Resource Links
There are many resources on the Internet that are related to videoconferencing. While this list is by no means exhaustive, these are the resources that we have found most useful.

Smithsonian American Art Museum
Take a Virtual Field Trip, from thirty minutes up to one hour, via online session or videoconference, where museum docents will engage students in exploring the country's history and culture through looking at important works of art from our collections. Virtual Field Trips can be tailored to meet curricular needs, or you can select one of the ten standard trips ranging in theme from Western Migration to the Modern Era. Targeted to specific grade levels, themes cross the curriculum and link to national education standards.

We subscribe to StarNet and can take full use of their Professional Development Workshops via Satellite

The Chicago Field Museum
The education department at the museum offers programs "focusing on the diversity and relationships among nature and cultures, as well as the content of its collections."

The Elephant Sanctuary
Utilizing ISDN telephone lines in their classroom, students can take an electronic "field trip" to the Sanctuary. Images and sound are transported live, allowing students to view an elephant's daily life without causing any intrusion.

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