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10. Thanks to Our Sponsors

NASA's Learning Technologies Project (LTP)

PlaneMath is funded through a cooperative agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration's Learning Technologies Project (NASA-LTP), which promotes public access to scientific databases, new applications using science data, and curriculum products and tools for K-12 education -- all via the Internet.

Hardware/Software Donations

The following companies have donated hardware or software to help us carry out the goals of PlaneMath:

Progressive Networks

Progressive Networks has kindly donated a copy of their RealAudio Server to PlaneMath. We will use this to investigate appropriate ways to add sound effects to PlaneMath in the future.

Netscape Corporation

Netscape Corporation has pledged 1000 copies of Netscape Navigator and Communicator to school sites for PlaneMath.

PlaneMath Prizes for Registered Teachers

A large number of hardware and software prizes have been donated by their manufacturers and/or distributors to PlaneMath. We would like to thank these companies for allowing us to distribute these prizes to PlaneMath registered teachers. Please see the PlaneMath Prize List for a complete list of products and companies. Some of our larger donators and their donations are:

Services Donations

The following companies and organizations have donated important services that have helped PlaneMath greatly:

California Polytechnic University, Pomona

This site is hosted on a server at California Polytechnic University, Pomona. We appreciate their help in setting this up for us and helping us maintain it.

Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)

Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) sites throughout the country have donated staff time to help schools access PlaneMath. In particular, the Center for Accessible Technology (C for AT) in Berkeley, CA, has been extremely helpful in donating their staff time and resources to this project.


DNAI has donated ISP services to PlaneMath, allowing us to access the Internet.

Kinko's and Sprint

Thanks to a generous donation from Kinko's and Sprint, InfoUse will be able to conduct free PlaneMath teacher training seminars at Kinko's videoconference sites throughout the United States. For more information on participating in our teacher training seminars, please register your class on our teacher registration form.

Publicity and Exposure

MacWorld has donated a booth to PlaneMath and the Center for Accessible Technology (CforAT) at their MacWorld Expo/San Francisco 1998.

Closing the Gap, an organization specializing in innovative applications of computer technology in special education and rehabilitation, has donated staff time for an article on PlaneMath in their magazine.

Classroom Connect has published and distributed a copy of our site on their Educator Internet CD-ROM, Vol. 1, No. 4.

www.4kids.com has helped to publicize PlaneMath in over 150 newspapers nationwide.

The Children's Interactive Expo has donated booths to PlaneMath for 2 years in a row.

Image/Content Donations

Aerial Photography

We would like to thank the following aerial photographers for donating their images for use in various PlaneMath activities:

Cityscape of San Francisco
Image ©Aerial Images Photography, 1996
Richard Eller, a Bay Area photographer, and his company, Aerial Images Photography, provided the cityscape used in the "Bird's Eye View" activity.

The following photographers' images are featured in our Jimmy Doolittle altimeter activity:

Empire State BuildingStatue of Liberty
Niagara Falls
Images ©Lee Marshall 1997
The aerial images of Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Niagara Falls, are courtesy of Lee Marshall, a New York-based photographer.
Mt. VeniaminofMt. Pavlof
Mr. McKinleyPtarmigan Lake
Images ©AeroMap U.S. 1997
The aerial images of Alaska landmarks Mt. Veniaminof, Mt. Pavlof, Mt. McKinley, and Ptarmigan Lake are courtesy of AeroMap U.S., International Photogrammetric Consultants.
Wrigley FieldWrigley Field
Images ©Aerial Images Photography Co., 1997
The two aerial images of Wrigley Field are courtesy of Allan Goldstein and his Chicago-based company, Aerial Images Photography Co.
San Francisco BayNorth America
Images ©The Living Earth/ Spaceshots, Inc.
The satellite images of San Francscio and North America are courtesy of Spaceshots, Inc., 33950 Barnby Road, Acton, CA 93510.
Pierce CreekNew bridge construction
Buffalos near Pierce CreekBalloons over Pierce Creek
Images ©CPSI, 1997
The aerial images of Pierce Creek in North Carolina and New bridge construction are courtesy of B. Edward Bean at Computer Printer Solutions, Inc. (CPSI), publishers of the Pamlico-NC web site.
Miami RiverPompano Beach
Images ©Aerials, Inc., 1997
The aerial images of Miami River and Pompano Beach are courtesy of Ross Cobb and his South Florida based company, Aerials, Inc.
Mars Sojourner CraftDryden Reserach Center
Images ©NASA, 1997
The aerial image of Dryden Flight Research Center and the image of the Mars Sojourner vehicle are courtesy of NASA's Image Exchange.

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