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SPACE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Educational Programs in Science and Math:  EarthKAM and Red Rover
Professor Sanjay Limaye and Rosalyn Pertzborn, Outreach Specialist
Space Science and Engineering Center at UW-Madison

ABSTRACT (no feature article available)
Dr. Limaye and Rosalyn Pertzborn at the UW-Madison have been working with local and regional schools and teachers to develop classroom programs which incorporate technology, science, and math using the themes of space science and space exploration.  These activities include the Red Rover program that models the Mars Pathfinder mission and allows students to design their own remotely operated rover, and EarthKam, which allows students to take high resolution images of the earth's surface by sending computer commands to a CCD camera on board the space shuttle.  The website will have a link to the EarthKam site which will include all of the images.  Space Projects and Research by Kids (SPARK) is a Web-based journal of student reports and investigations on Space Science related subjects.   Dr. Limaye and Ms. Pertzborn can be contacted at SanjayL@ssec.wisc.edu and RoseP@ssec.wisc.edu

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