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Sonja Alexander
Headquarters, Washington
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Jim O'Leary
Honeywell International, Morris Township, N.J.
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Sept. 15, 2006
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M06-147
 
 
NASA and Honeywell Kick-0ff 'FMA Live!' Interactive Science Program
 
 
The award-winning science education program FMA Live! begins its nationwide tour at Howard University in Washington, Sept. 20-21. Aimed at middle school students, FMA Live! is a collaboration between NASA and Honeywell International, Morris Township, N.J.

Named for Sir Isaac Newton's Second Law (Force equals Mass times Acceleration), FMA Live! encourages students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This educational effort uses live performers, hip-hop music, videos and interactive scientific demonstrations to teach students about Newton's Law of Motion and the Universal Law of Gravity.

WHAT: FMA Live! Science Education Program Kick-Off

WHERE: Howard University, Burr Gymnasium, 6th and Girard Street, NW, Washington

WHEN: 9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. EDT and 1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21


Media are invited to attend each event. Representatives from NASA, Honeywell, Howard University and participating schools will be available for interviews. For information about FMA Live!, visit:

http://www.fmalive.com/


For information about NASA education programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/education
 

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