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JASON XV: Rainforests at the Crossroads: The JASON Foundation for Education.

www.jasonproject.org, Internet, $249

This expedition-based curriculum focuses on Panama's tropical rainforest ecosystems, its geological and human history and its regional culture. Students become Dart of an expedition team of leading scientists and students from around the world.

Topics include life science, earth science, space, physical science, geography, social studies, language arts, literature, culture and technology. The curriculum includes an instructional program; a teacher's guide; videotapes with closed captions; a Web site featuring live chats with research scientists in the field, interactive simulation programs, student and teacher resources and assessment tools; and a live, interactive broadcast. Designed for grades 4-9, the curriculum is aligned to national standards for science, mathematics, geography, technology and language arts and correlates with each state's standards for science.

A Spanish Language version of the JASON XV curriculum and a JASON Aquatic Field Study Kit, which includes all equipment needed to conduct field studies for 30 student, are also available.

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