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Arts: PBS Teacher Previews - August 18-25 2002


From: BJ Berquist (berquist_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Aug 15 2002 - 14:36:43 PDT

PBS Teacher Previews: August 18-25, 2002
Welcome to PBS Teacher Previews, the weekly newsletter from PBS Online
designed specifically for preK-12 educators. (This is only a selection
from the weekly PBS Previews email. See below for registration
information - BJB)
PBS TeacherSource: From the Field -- "The Arts: Critical Links to
Student Success"
PBSOL> Profdev>
Elementary/Middle/High School
Now more than ever, there are so many reasons for students to have
creative outlets. This article reviews new research suggesting that
academic success is strongly linked to arts programs.
     (Click on From the Field)
NOVA "Secrets of Making Money"
Middle/High School
Tuesday, August 20, 2002 (8-9:00 pm)
Color copiers and desktop publishing have raised the stakes in the U.S.
Treasury and Secret Service's battle to fight counterfeiters. This
program follows the agencies' progress as they attempt to create money
that cannot be easily copied. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)

Pass the buck at the companion site and learn more about the science of
making cold hard cash. Explore the anatomy of the redesigned $100 bill,
peruse a history of money, try your hand at identifying the
characteristics of funny money with an interactive activity and more.
Indian Motorcycle Memories
WGBY -- Springfield, Massachusetts
WWW> Station>
Middle/High School
Get your motor running at the companion site to the WGBY documentary
exploring the legend of this beautiful bike and its fervent devotees.
Read interviews with some of Indian's biggest fans, explore a pictorial
history of Indian motorcycles, read the transcript of an interview with
a motorcycle historian and more.

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Stay Curious. PBS.
Copyright 2002 PBS Online.

Forwarded by:
BJ Berquist
Associate Educator, TAPPED IN