DMNS distance learning Making Science relevant! Scientists in Action – 1/month Connecting students directly with scientists from their unique research location. Virtual Classes – on demand Dissection labs are in-depth, inquiry-based opportunities to examine heart & lung anatomy.
Scientists in Action Connecting Students with scientists 4-12 grades Increase access to science & scientists Personalize Science for students Promote critical thinking Build technology & communication skills
Multiple Experience • Materials provided - Pre-visit video • Develop questions in class • Live broadcast event
“This experience is nothing that I’ve seen before. I think it’s really interesting!”5th grade girl
“This is such a great program, it gives exposure to careers and studies in science as well as current work in the field. Thank you for this opportunity.” Melissa Christensen – teacher
“The kids got to ask their own questions so it felt like they were part of the real science. Science is much more interesting in real life than in a book.”M.S. Teacher
Technology Media team in the field relays 2-way video & audio via dish to Satellite over Galapagos Islands back to Denver or school location
DMNS distance learning Virtual Classes Grades 3-8 Virtual Heart Virtual Lung New Me: Puberty You’ve Got Guts Art Station Titan All programming meets state & national standards. Inquire about scholarship. IP based Video Conference equipment, must test 2 weeks in advance.
Partnerships Dana Eisenberg 6th grade teacher/career counselor Arlee School District Arlee, MT It was AWESOME!. I learned that scientists ask a lot of questions. Also they explore the unknown. 5th grade girl
Gianna Sullivan 303-370-6097Gianna.firstname.lastname@example.org/teachers/distancelearning
DMNS distance learning All programming meets state & national standards. Inquire about scholarship. IP based Video Conference equipment, must test 2 weeks in advance.
Sea Change! EagleNet $100 Mil stimulus grant to improve bandwidth in Colorado Governor's office statewide grant Equipment transition: Hardware to Software Not H323 standard limited (skype, adobe connect, etc) 21st century skills in Nat Standards