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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Development of Spatial Skills: Linking Software and Physical

    SBC: ChainWave Systems, Inc            Topic: N/A

    This research will explore the use of a virtual polyhedron modeling environment which creates nets, or patterns, for a polyhedron created on the screen, in the teaching of geometry and spatial skills. When the net is printed, cut, folded, and glued together, a 3-dimensional model of the original polyhedron is created. We propose to examine the use of this tool in an instructional setting, to dete ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  2. Development of a Highly Realistic, Fine-Grained, Low-Cost

    SBC: Knowledge Matters, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Today's extremely powerful, low-cost computer systems offer tremendous potential as learning tools. However, development of high quality educational software, particularly simulations, lags behind. This research will explore the issues in creating highly realistic, very detailed simulations directly targeted for educational purposes. The domain simulated will be a small retail business. This do ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  3. Web Places: Project-Based Activities for At-Risk Youth

    SBC: Mei Technology Company            Topic: N/A

    This proposal describes an effort to improve the education of at-risk youth through web-publishable, project-based activities. These activities might include electronic journalism on community issues, natural science projects, or digital art Galleries. Activities such as these are particularly appropriate for at-risk youth through their power to integrate school and home or street life, to give ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Education
  4. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  5. FEASIBILITY OF THE USE OF FIBER-REINFORCED SHEETMOLDED THER-MOPLASTICS IN WHEELCHAIR COMPONENTS

    SBC: Fiberlite Composites            Topic: N/A

    CURRENTLY-AVAILABLE GENERAL-PURPOSE MANUAL WHEELCHAIRS TYPICALLY WEIGH MORE THAN 35 POUNDS. THIS COMMONLY CAUSES FATI- GUE AND DIFFICULTY IN MOBILITY FOR DISABLED PERSONS. POLY- PHENYLINE SULFIDE (PPS) AND J-2 THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITES RE-INFORCD WITH KEVLAR, GRAPHITE OR FIBERGLASS HAVE QUALITIES THAT CAN SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE PROBLEMS CAUSED BY WEIGHT. PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF A REPUTATION FOR HIGH TOO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  6. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  7. A HUMAN POWERED, AUTO-SHIFTING, LINEAR PEDALING, RECREATION-AL OR EXERCISE VEHICLE FOR THE DISABLED

    SBC: Mica Trike            Topic: N/A

    THIS HUMAN POWERED RECREATIONAL VEHICLE HAS UNIQUE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS: IT IS A FRONT WHEEL DRIVE RECUMBENT TRICYCLE WITH AUTOMATIC SHIFTING, PERFECT STEERINGPOSITIVE CAMBER AND CASTER, TOE OUT, A SUSPENSION SYSTEM ON FRONT AND BACK, AND NONSKID BRAKES ON ALL WHEELS. THE COM- BINATION OF STEERING, BRAKING, AND PEDALING WITH THE LINEAR DRIVE SYSTEM CAN BE POWERED BY ANY ONE LIMB OR COMBINATION OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
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