UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
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THE CONGO EXPEDITION KICK-OFF Interactive Videoconference
Be a part of the adventure that will capture the attention and imagination of the world.
This 6,000 mile trek across Africa will bring the excitement of distance learning to students and teachers across the country. The Congo Expedition will reenact Stanley's historic search for the source of the Nile and Congo Rivers. They will leave Washington, D.C. on April 20, 1994 to begin their year long adventure.
The Alliance for Environmental Education will use the exciting expedition to test a new educational model. This model will demonstrate the connection between exploration, accurate, timely information about environmental issues, and hands-on learning on the educational experience.
BEGIN THE JOURNEY WITH US!
Introduce your middle and high school students to the thrill of this adventure by subscribing to this LIVE-INTERACTIVE videoconference.
April 13, 1993 we will be introducing the Expedition Leader, Jim Owens and his team, to students who will experience this journey with them. Jim will discuss what lies ahead for everyone as the Congo Expedition begins. This 60 minute videoconference will also host other dignitaries including representatives of the Afrcan Embassies, U.S. Department of Education and a possible guest appearance from the White House.
IF YOU SIGN-UP IMMEDIATELY YOUR STUDENTS CAN ALSO PARTICIPATE IN THE Q&A SESSION WITH EACH OF THESE REPRESENTITIVES.
Involve your students in the excitement and thrill of following scientific experiments, conducting cultural investigations and exploring environmental questions-all in real time-and from a global perspective.
Date of Videoconference: April 13, 1994
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm (EST)
Technical Requirements: Ability to access a satellite downlink facility.
Broadcast Opportunities: The program can easily be captured and rebroadcast to multiple school locations for a nominal fee of $15.00.
To Subscribe: Schools with immediate interest should contact VideoLinx Communications, Inc. at 703-658-5469 for complete subscription details.
Contact: VideoLinx Communications at 703-658-5469 for Details E-Mail to: Steve Eggleston email@example.com
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