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Tokai Schoolnet Society, a teacher's group in Japan, has a home page (www.tokai-ic.or.jp/Schoolnet/incoming/CUSM/) that lists Japanese schools interested in joining CU-SeeMe discussions ...

Beginning in January 97, educators can log onto Headbone Interactive's site (www.headbone.com) and get five weeks' worth of interdisciplinary curriculum at no charge; dubbed Netscapade, the program invites kids in grades 4-8 to compete with teams around the world for the chance to win a laptop computer and other prizes ...

For didacta '97, the International Trade Fair for Education and Training to be held in Germany this February, a Web site (www.dtsusa.com/dts/) will offer product information from didacta '97 exhibitors ...

In Focus Systems' site (www.infocus.com) provides expanded technical support for their line of multimedia projection products, including "quick start" guides, technical bulletins and direct communication with staff ...

Sponsord by Troll Communications, Planet Troll (www.troll.com) boasts a 3D, VRML-based "haunted house" where visitors can interact with others; an online bookstore, searchable by age and subject, accepts orders for various children's titles ...

Digital Studios' CyberLearning Collection site (www.cyberlearn.com) now offers Task Force Online Investigations, college-level projects that encourage students to solve real-life environmental problems using resources on the Web; participants may post their findings in the Town Hall and ask questions of an expert panel ...

The Technical Industries site (www.techind.com) links to information on audio-visual products suitable for a range of educational applications ...

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) lets one locate museums, aquariums, zoos, planetariums and other science attractions (www.astc.org/astc)

This article originally appeared in the 01/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.

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