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JoBea Way,9/18/95 4:12 PM,Draft of KidSat release  3

>under the direction of the Hopkins Institute for the Academic Advancement of >Youth to develop the KidSat curriculum. This set of lesson plans will allow >students to control their cameras and analyze their data to draw important conclusions about the health of planet Earth.
> "The program is being designed by students and so, since students can >relate to other students, it will be easier for them to understand," >explained Lisa Minn, a ninth grader at La Canada High School in La Canada->Flintridge, Calif. "I think they'll be able to catch on very quickly."
> Fifth-grade students at the Washington Accelerated Learning Center have >been helping design the data system interface. Their  requirements are to >have a colorful presence on the Internet, display the best images on the >home page, be able to call up interesting topics such as the age of >dinosaurs when viewing shuttle images and create a multimedia capability, >with sound and video clips to accompany information.
> The KidSat pilot program is sponsored by NASA's Office of Human Resources >and Education, with significant support from NASA's Offices of Space Flight, >Space Science and Mission to Planet Earth, Washington, D.C.>
>9/11/95 DEA

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