23 March 2008

Last Call for Nostalgia

I'm sure that there must be some of you readers who remember one or more science related products Ma Bell used to have available for the classroom. Whether it was a film like Hemo the Magnificent or a kit exploring sound, Bell Laboratories were an integral part of American science classrooms.

Believe it or not, someone has a stash of the old kits. These kits were never distributed---they are "brand new," in a sense. They've been waiting for 40 years for you to want them.

The bad news is that the distributor is going out of business. Now is your last chance to own a bit of science education history---and perhaps use these tools to inspire a new generation of scientists. If you're interested in learning more about the kits, pricing, and ordering, visit the Bell System Memorial page.

1 comment:

Hugh O'Donnell said...

I LOVED Dr. Frank and his wonderful explanations of all things scientific. Hemo the Magnificent was great, and a film in the same series taught me about the Coriolis effect.

What I'd love to know is how come I slowly migrated from science to social science.