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About PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE
ABOUT PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE
the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, north of Manaus, Brazil. Biologist
Claude Gascon is looking for tree-frogs,
which come out to sing, and mate, at night. But
the Rainforest is full of wonders...
and creatures to study.
Claude loves his work but he's just one of thousands
of scientists, from the tropics to the poles, for whom cutting-edge science
is a great adventure and for whom a life of research is a
How can you
bring this world of exploration and discovery to your students?
How can they join these scientists in the field and learn about their
research while never leaving your classroom?
the "PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE" Project invites teachers and students to...
Antarctica, a whole continent dedicated to cutting-edge research. EXPERIENCE the Amazon Rainforest, home
to the greatest diversity of plants and animals on Earth. EXCITE minds and imaginations by flying
to the planets with NASA Missions. ENLIST leading scientists and engineers
as MENTORS for your students, and PARTNERS in your teaching.
How does this
entirely new kind of learning experience work? "PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE"
uses an integrated suite of