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Connecting the past with the future : women in mathematics and science.

Author: Gwendolyn Long; Becky Parker; Judith Olson; Karen Powel; Janice Lukich
Publisher: Macomb, Ill. : Western Illinois University, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program includes: brief dramatic sketches depicting Ada Lovelace, Charles Babbage, and the origins of computer science; a Math Byte sequence of junior-high students, with their instructor, "acting-out" a "handshake" problem; biographical footage of Karen Powel (software engineering technologist for McDonnell Douglas) and Janice Lukich (development engineer for Caterpillar, Inc.); a live interview/discussion session  Read more...
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Named Person: Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Charles Babbage; Karen Powel; Janice Lukich
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn Long; Becky Parker; Judith Olson; Karen Powel; Janice Lukich
OCLC Number: 29210499
Notes: Book titles: History of computers (15 p. ill. 28 cm.); Biographies (16 p. ill. 28 cm.); Mathematics activities (55 p. ill. 28 cm.).
This project was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.
Credits: Written, produced, directed by: Judith Olson, Linnea High, Roger E. Kent, Debra Durso ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Hosts: Gwendolyn Long, Becky Parker.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 3 books.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Women in mathematics and science
History of computing
Biographies: Ada Lovelace, Janice Lukich, Karen Powel
Mathematics activities

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Program includes: brief dramatic sketches depicting Ada Lovelace, Charles Babbage, and the origins of computer science; a Math Byte sequence of junior-high students, with their instructor, "acting-out" a "handshake" problem; biographical footage of Karen Powel (software engineering technologist for McDonnell Douglas) and Janice Lukich (development engineer for Caterpillar, Inc.); a live interview/discussion session with Powel and Lukich and two junior-high students, including call-in questions.

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