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The second voyage of the Mimi

Author: Bank Street College Project in Science and Mathematics.; Sunburst Communications (Firm)
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Sunburst Communications, ©1988-1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combines serialized, fictitious science episodes with a series of documentary expeditions to a variety of places where science is done. In the fictitious episodes, scientists and students set sail in the Mimi to study the ancient Maya civilization as revealed by the various scientific methods of archaeology. During the course of the six-week voyage, other important lessons in science and math are learned.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bank Street College Project in Science and Mathematics.; Sunburst Communications (Firm)
ISBN: 1556367619 9781556367618
OCLC Number: 33068260
Notes: "The second voyage of the Mimi was funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Science Foundation."
Credits: Executive producer, Samuel Y. Gibbon, Jr. ; producer, director, and writer, Richard M. Hendrick.
Performer(s): Hosted by Ben Affleck.
Target Audience: Intended audience: intermediate grades.
Description: 12 videocassettes (360 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 student book + 1 overview guide + teacher's guide to video series + Maya Math teacher's guide + Maya math student guide + Maya math computer discs (5 1/4 in.) Sun Lab teacher's guide Sun lab student guide + Sun lab computer discs (5 1/4 in.) + Scuba science teacher's guide + Scuba science student guide + Scuba science computer discs (5 1/4 in.) + Scuba science laboratory kit (pressure sensor, sound source + computer board + ribbon cable + sensors and cables)
Details: VHS format.; Apple II family; 64K.
Contents: episode 1. A charter to the past --
expedition 1. If I can do this ... --
episode 2. A tomb in the jungle --
expedition 2. Sweating it out --
episode 3. A light in the dark --expedition 3. As the earth turns --
episode 4. The underworld --
expedition 4. The incredible shrinking head --
episode 5. A stone puzzle --
expedition 5. Feeling the pressure --
episode 6. Cracking the code --
expedition 6. Written in stone --
episode 7. The quest begins --
expedition 7. The ancient farm --
episode 8. A road to danger --
expedition 8. A scorpion tale --
episode 9. a friendly village --expedition 9. Curandera --
episode 10. Discoveries --
expedition 10. Up a tree --
episode 11. Found and lost --
expedition 11. In the canopy --episode 12. The fate of a king --
expedition 12. One stone at a time.
Other Titles: Sun lab
Maya math
Scuba science
Responsibility: Bank Street Project in Science and Mathematics.

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Combines serialized, fictitious science episodes with a series of documentary expeditions to a variety of places where science is done. In the fictitious episodes, scientists and students set sail in the Mimi to study the ancient Maya civilization as revealed by the various scientific methods of archaeology. During the course of the six-week voyage, other important lessons in science and math are learned.

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