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From Corporate Sources

Toshiba America Foundation
126 E. 56th St. New York, NY 10022

Chemistry. To reinforce core concepts in chemistry by conducting experiments with materials and situations that relate to students' lives: $3,000 to Highland View Academy, Hagerstown, Md.

Design. To aid students in the enhancement and design of a local park: $2,510 to Mountain View High School, Vancouver, Wash.

Fossils. For students to study fossils, create a mold and cast new fossils, and discover how ice functions as a preservative in forming fossils: $1,200 to Alcott Academy, Wichita, Kan.

Math. To explore the concept of symmetry by creating and manipulating geometric and mathematical models using an interactive geometry software program: $2,200 to Chaminade College Preparatory School, Chatsworth, Calif.

Math. For students to work cooperatively to make sense of abstract mathematics: $6,110 to the Forsyth County Public School System, Cumming, Ga.

Math. For students to apply mathematical skills to solve problems that involve motion under constant acceleration: $13,560 to Burlington High School, Burlington, Wis.

Math. For students to develop an ease with number relationships: $2,800 to Post Falls High School, Post Falls, Idaho.

Math and science. To utilize mathematics and science skills to complete a series of experiments in electronics: $1,805 to Queens Vocational Technical High School, Long Island City, N.Y.

Math and science. For a field survey in which students will use mathematics to figure the approximate number of plants and animals in the area: $2,500 to the Arrowhead West, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

Math and science. To explore mathematical and scientific relationships using data collected from activities that students perform using a calculator-based laboratory system and microscopes: $8,480 to St. John the Baptist School, Plumboro, Pa.

Plants. For students to study plant processes by performing measurements to relate how plant growth is effected by temperature, nutrient-solution concentration, water, and light: $3,550 to Gifford Middle School, Vero Beach, Fla.

Science. To help students monitor the pH, dissolved oxygen, mineral and toxic substances, temperature, and water turbidity of a local river: $2,150 to Central Falls High School, Central Falls, R.I.

Science. To explore the structure of the DNA molecule by building a two-dimensional model: $3,000 to St. Anne's School, Porterville, Calif.

Science. For students from 10 middle schools to: measure the effects of the atmosphere on the cooling rate of the Earth's surface; examine the temperature of the ocean; and explore the pulse, respiration, and blood pressure of the human body using calculator-based lab units: $12,400 to the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District, Houston.

Science. For students from four high schools to determine the effects of pH change under different biological conditions: $11,620 to the Fort Bend Independent School District, Sugar Land, Texas.

Science. For students to study taxonomy, zoology, water chemistry, ecology, and marine-invertebrate ecology: $9,000 to the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Science. For students to explore an inquiry-based science program that carefully balances orderly, structured lessons and freedom of investigation with the aid of laboratory materials: $9,500 to Eleanor Roosevelt Intermediate School 143, New York City.

Science. For students to participate in interactive developmental Internet biology, earth science, and physics programs that will allow them to make changes to simulated dynamic systems: $6,000 to the Arlington Career Center, Arlington, Va.

Science. For students to investigate the effects of water level on the growth of wetland plants: $8,000 to the Lab School of Washington, Washington.

Science. For students to research the effects of phosphates and nitrates as pollutants in Lake Champlain: $6,300 to Chazy Central Rural School, Chazy, N.Y.

Science. For students to relate molecular structure to intermolecular force, strength, and properties: $1,020 to Troy High School, Troy, Ohio.

Science. To develop students' understanding of transformation, chromatography, electrophoresis, and molecular biology: $3,800 to James Martin High School, Arlington, Texas.

Science. For students to investigate the density of water by conducting a series of hands-on experiments with household materials: $1,950 to Leakesville Junior High School, Leakesville, Miss.

From Private Sources

League of American Theatres and Procedures Inc.
226 W. 47th St. New York, NY 10036

The national trade organization for the performing arts recently awarded $50,000 in arts education grants to 10 touring Broadway companies. The recipients were chosen for their strong commitment to education by introducing the performing arts to students who might not have the opportunity to see a Broadway show. Awardees are listed below by state.

California. Sacramento Light Opera Association, Sacramento: $5,000. Connecticut. The Shubert Theatre, New Haven: $5,000. Florida. Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale: $5,000; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa: $5,000. Indiana. Murat Theatre/Pace Theatricals, Indianapolis: $5,000.

North Carolina. North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte: $5,000. Ohio. Fifth Third Bank Broadway Series, Columbus: $5,000; Playhouse Square Foundation, Cleveland: $5,000. South Carolina. The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Greenville: $5,000. Wisconsin. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Green Bay: $5,000.

Walton Family Foundation
125 W. Central St., Suite 217 Bentonville, AR 72712

Purpose-centered education. To expand the consortium of public schools in the Mississippi Delta region using purpose-centered education: $300,000 to the Schools Project at Audrey Cohen College, New York City.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation
1 Michigan Ave. East Battle Creek, MI 49017-4058

School reform. To help teachers participate effectively in school reform efforts through formal and collaborative post-degree activities and projects: $25,000 to the teacher education program of the graduate school of professional studies of Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore.

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