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Maryland state of mind [winter 2000]

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Alternate title:There's a bug in it
Sun bird
Shades of genius
Growth industry
Not just pills & powders
Widening their web
Turning a school around
Summary:In There's a bug in it, students at University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Entomology are using advanced technology and a method called systematics biology to classify various types of insects. In Sun bird, Bowie State University monitors the sun with satellites and prepares for the possibility of its violent eruptions that have been predicted this year. Shades of genius profiles the Meyerhoff Program of Universtiy of Maryland, Baltimore County that aims to recruit minority students into scinece and engineering careers. Growth industry shows how University of Maryland Eastern Shore professors and students are designing and building environmentally advanced greenhouses to improve the agricultural industry of the Eastern Shore. In Not just pills & powders, University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Pharmacy looks at how the training of pharmicists has changed over the years. Widening the web profiles University of Maryland University College Institute for Distance Education where students can now take all of their classes online and receive a degree without ever entering a classroom. Turning a school around shows how Coppin State College professors and students are training the teachers at Rosemont Elementary School in a poverty-stricken area of Baltimore to be better educators in hopes of improving poor student performance.
Dolby surround.
Provider:Maryland Public Television
University System of Maryland
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Education, Higher Research
Entomology Study and teaching
Biology Classification
Solar activity Forecasting
Minorities in science
Greenhouses Environmental engineering
Pharmacy Vocational guidance
Distance education
Teachers Training of Maryland Baltimore
University System of Maryland
University of Maryland, College Park. Dept. of Entomology
Bowie State University
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Pharmacy
University System of Maryland. Institute for Distance Education
Coppin State College
Credits:Host, Scott Simon.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:The State of Maryland
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