Earth & Sky

December 15th, 1997 - November 30th, 1999 | PROJECT

The Earth & Sky radio series reaches over 2.8 million individuals in the United States each week. This grant, which will diminish each year over a four-year period, will enable the project to accomplish the following goals: * Continue production and distribution of the Earth & Sky radio series * Distribute a bi-annual booklet for teachers, Earth In the Classroom * Establish a partnership between the Earth & Sky Young Producers Contest and National Science and Technology Week. * Increase the visual content of Earth & Sky Online * Launch an * Earth & Sky Classroom Project to provide teachers and students with a guided "Internet Experience" simulated on a CD and, therefore, not requiring an Internet connection. * Produce and test a 156 segment "trial run" of a Kids' Earth & Sky radio series designed for the emerging Radio Disney network. Earth & Sky is produced and hosted by Deborah Byrd and Joel Block. They work with a team of producer/writers and interact on a regular basis with members of a team of over 90 science advisors.

Project Website(s)

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Team Members

Deborah Byrd, Principal Investigator, EarthSky Communications, Inc.
Barbara Flagg, Evaluator, Multimedia Research


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 9725791
Funding Amount: 773693


Audience: Educators | Teachers | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Geoscience and geography | Space science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Broadcast Media | Community Outreach Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Media and Technology | Public Programs | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media