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So, we have all this great stuff, now what?

    Once we determine that your school or council will be getting a new
High-Tech Science & Technology Center, you  will start to receive equipment, supplies and displays for the center. It is up to the individual center to set everything up and maintain it.

     We have found that it works best to group similar items together and place them in separate areas of the building. For example, most of the centers have a computer section, a weather section, a nature area, etc.

Earth Sciences Section     Aerospace Technologies Section     Space Sciences Section

    You should also set up one or more areas for classroom instruction, lectures & demonstrations. If possible, place a computer in each section with that areas software already loaded.

    Another idea for your Science Center would be to start a free loaner program for the video tapes, CD-ROM's & DVD's that each center has. This could work well for the Students and Scouts as well as the teachers and adult leaders. 

Once the center is completed, it's time to announce it to the rest of the community. Your school or council should mail announcements to all local Scout Troops as well as send out press releases to local newspapers, radio and TV stations, schools, etc.

 If you have a school or council newsletter and/or web site,
make sure to mention it there also. The more publicity, the better.

Get decorations for the Grand Opening    We suggest that you also have an official "Grand Opening" for the center and invite local dignitaries, parents, high ranking Scouts, the press, etc. (At the Grand Opening of the Camp Kunatah/TMR Science Center, we had the local radio station, (WSUL) broadcasting live from the camp all day and each Scout that attended received a Science Center Pad, Pen & T-Shirt). Get decorations for the Grand Opening

    You can even start a campaign to gather more items for the Science & Technology Center, (computers, software, nature items, etc.).

     Each center is also invited to visit the Science & Technology Centers at other schools & camps. You can share ideas and suggestions with each other and even swap items from center to center.

    We also have put together a "Touring Space Exhibit" which is available Free of Charge to any of the Science & Technology Centers.

   One of the things we send to each Science Center is a complete  Digital Weather Station. You can easily post the current weather conditions on your school, troop, camp or council's web site.
Click Here to see the system in operation from our Headquarters in South Florida. 

Click Here for current weather conditions at our Florida Headquarters

    We have also provided each center with a complete
NASA CD-ROM & DVD Educational library

and  an extensive assortment of Educational Video Tapes

Another idea for your Science Center would be to start a free loaner program for the video tapes, CD-ROM's & DVD's that each center has. This could work well for the Students and Scouts as well as the teachers and adult leaders. 

As you can tell from all of the links on the left, this web site has plenty to offer. We suggest you explore the different links and use them at the centers to start new programs and plan exciting activities.

Our goal is to plant the seed of learning. It's up to you
to continue this project and make it the best possible. 

Here are a few other Themes & Idea's

  • Photography Section

  • Butterfly Exhibit

  • Wildlife Exhibit

  • Earth Sciences

  • Space Exploration

  • Rocks & Minerals

  • Electronics Workshop

  • Forestry Studies

  • Agriculture

  • Aviation

  • Astronomy Section

  • Atomic Energy

  • Lizard & Snakes

  • Ecology Sciences

  • Communications/HAM Radio

  • Fossil Displays

  • Chemistry Section

  • Physics Demo's

  • Forestry & Plants

  • Electricity Workshop

A word on computers.
From time to time we get used computers donated to us for the centers. We HIGHLY recommend that they be re-formatted prior to use. 


Astronomy Atomic Energy Computers Electricity Electronics Forestry
geology Scouts can also work on many Merit Badges at the Science & Technology Centers. Click Here for Information Fish & Wildlife Management
Insect Study Mammal Study Nature Plant Science Radio Space Exploration


Our purpose is to bring new technologies to the youth of America.
These Centers are our gift to schools & Scout camps all across the U.S.
There is never an admission fee or cover charge.

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"Science & Technology Centers"

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If your school is interested in having their own
High-Tech Productions.
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bring science & technology to kids of all ages.

Here are links to some fun activities & great places to visit:

High-Tech Productions supports many organizations.
   We make ongoing donations of funding and materials to:

Habitat for Humanity Special Olympics
Boca Raton Children's Museum
Save The Children Foundation Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House

TAG (Together Against Gangs)

The March Of Dimes
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Boy Scouts
Boy Scouts of America
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Our  Customers  Include:  IBM,  NASA,  CNN,  Penn State,  Raytheon,  U.S. Navy,  Compaq,  MTV, Bloomingdale's,  Boeing,  U.S. Postal Service,  Intel,  Estee Lauder,  U.S. Coast Guard,  NYU,  Wang Computers,  Hewlett Packard, College of Aviation,  Henry Ford Health System,  U.S. Naval Academy, Apple Computer,  U.S. Dept. of Energy,  Sunbeam,  Ohio State University,  National Park Service,  Universal Video,  Wolf Camera,  Sea Ray Boats,  Allied Aerospace,  Westinghouse,  FEMA,  John Hopkins University,  U.S. Department of Agriculture,  and  many  more.

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This web site is intended for educational purposes & to
further enhance the learning experience for kids of all ages.

Although some of the Science Centers are located at Scout Camps,
we are not affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America.
The Science Centers are provided by High-Tech Productions,
a privately owned company located in Florida.

Our purpose is to bring new technologies to the youth of America.
There is never an admission fee or cover charge.

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