ERIC Number: ED461479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Alaska Challenger Learning Center Feasibility Report.
Alaska State Library, Juneau.
The Challenger Center for Space Science Education uses space exploration as a theme to create a positive learning experience that raises students' expectations of success; fosters in them a long-term interest in math, science, and technology; and motivates them to pursue studies in these areas. This document is a feasibility report for establishing a Challenger Learning Center in the city of Kenai in Alaska. Sections include: (1) Executive Summary; (2) Introduction; (3) Overview and Background; (4) Challenger Center's Place in Kenai; (5) Challenger Center Programs; (6) Audience and Market Analysis; (7) Facility Design; (8) Facility Ownership and Operation; (9) Construction Cost and Funding; and (10) Benefits to the Area and to the State of Alaska. Appendices contain information on demographics, Challenger Learning Centers, and construction and financing. (JRH)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Interests, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Technology Education
Alaska State Library, Government Publications, P.O. Box 110571, Juneau, AK 99811-0571.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Library, Juneau.