ERIC Number: ED433658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Imagine...Opportunities and Resources for Academically Talented Youth, 1996-1997.
Hellerman, Susan B., Ed.
Imagine, v4 n1-5 Sep 1996-Jun 1997
This document consists of the five consecutive issues of the journal "Imagine..." published during volume year 4. Typical journal articles cover teaching academically talented secondary students in the following focus areas: (1) planning ahead for college; (2) history and archaeology; (3) physics and astronomy; (4) the global society; and (5) computer technology. Many articles were written by students. In addition to articles, each issue includes special program announcements, competitions, book reviews, a college review, and puzzles. Sample articles include: "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...Interview with a College Admissions Director" (Susan Hellerman); "Going Public: The Powerful Pluses of Undergraduate Education at State Institutions" (Lesley Mackay); "In Retrospect: How We Got the Most Out of Campus Visits" (Robert Suderman and Tamara Suderman); "Interview with Eric Gordon: Art Conservator" (Lesley Mackay); "National History Day: Promoting the Study of History in the Schools" (Robert James Warren); "Potsherds and Emeralds: Portrait of a Young Archaeologist" (Lisa Brody); "From Jawbones to Genomes: The History of a Science" (Scott Rifkin); "Making the Most of a Museum Internship" (Amanda Bell, Shelli Calland); "Hooked on Physics: Seven Astrophysicists Share Their Stories"; "KidSat: Students Exploring Earth from Space" (Mark Jones and Lesley Mackay); "Spending a Summer in Aerospace Engineering" (Jonah Berger and Amelia Dudley); "Exploring Career Options: Planetary Science" (Carol Blackburn); "Craig Kielburger and Free the Children: Protecting Young People's Rights" (Lesley Mackay); "Traveling the World...To Promote Understanding" (Diana Rutowski and Bill Loth); "Model U.N.: Debating World Issues...and More" (Brian Milch and Jessie Withrow); "Cycles of Destruction" (Shaumo Sadhukhan); "Panning for Gold on the World Wide Web" (Carol Blackburn); "Create Your Own Web Page: Getting Started" (Eileen Ptak); "ThinkQuest: Teaching and Learning, Internet-Style" (Carol Blackburn); and "A Portrait of the Programmer as a Young Man" (Joseph Turian). (DB)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Archaeology, Astronomy, College Bound Students, College Choice, Computers, Global Education, Higher Education, History, Physics, Secondary Education, Talent, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Center for Talented Youth.