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Credits

BSCS Development Team

Nancy M. Landes, Principal Investigator
Anne L. Westbrook, Project Director

Debra A. Hannigan, Curriculum Developer
Ann C. Lanari, Research Assistant
Carol Vallee, Project Assistant
Karen Bertollini, Project Assistant
Mary Crist, Project Assistant
Carrie Hamm, Project Assistant
Raphaela Pascoe, Project Assistant
Barbara Resch, Editor
Ric Bascobert, Editor
Diane Gionfriddo, Photo Research
Sandra Matthews, Evaluator

Videodiscovery, Inc. Development Team

Shaun Taylor, Vice President for Product Development
Michael Bade, Multimedia Producer, Project Director, Programmer
David Christianson, Animator, Programmer
Terry Gangstad, Voice of Exee
Emma Swanson, Child’s voice

Advisory Committee

Nina Finkel, Whittier Elementary School, Chicago, Illinois
Isabel Garcia, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Maryland
Beth Hines, Dental Hygienist, Olympia, Washington
Richard Lamont, University of Washington, School of Dentistry, Seattle, Washington
Cindy Lindquist, Cañon Elementary School, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Marilyn Lindsay, Taos Day School, Taos, New Mexico
Marcia Rubin, American School Health Association, Kent, Ohio

Writing Team

Michael Bade, Videodiscovery, Seattle, Washington
Gail Bemis-Stoops, Synergy Seminars, Dewey, Arizona
Cynthia Buckley, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cathy Griswold, Lyons Elementary School, Lyons, Oregon
Charles Kalish, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Jane Steffensen, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Spanish Translations

Isabel Garcia and Eligia Murcia, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Spanish Translation Reviewer

Guillermo Solano-Flores, WestEd, Washington, D.C.

Artists

Susan Bartel
David Christianson, Christianson Animation

Photographs

Carlye Calvin
Corel
Visuals Unlimited

BSCS Administrative Staff

Carlo Parravano, Chairman, Board of Directors
Rodger W. Bybee, Executive Director
Janet Carlson Powell, Associate Director, Chief Science Education Officer
Larry Satkowiak, Associate Director, Chief Operating Officer

Videodiscovery, Inc. Administrative Staff

D. Joseph Clark, President
Shaun Taylor, Vice President for Product Development

National Institutes of Health

Bruce Fuchs, Office of Science Education
Isabel Garcia, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
William Mowczko, Office of Science Education
Gloria Seelman, Office of Science Education

Field-test Teachers

Marge Bartovich, Franklin Elementary School, Eveleth, Minnesota
Janet Crockett, Shepherd Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Maritsa George, Shepherd Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Susan Howell, Cañon Elementary School, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cindi Hudgins, Yale Elementary School, Yale, Oklahoma
Cynthia Lindquist, Cañon Elementary School, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Marilyn Lindsay, Taos Day School, Taos, New Mexico
Sharon Neighbors, Lela Howland Elementary School, Eagle Grove, Iowa
Martha Oestreich, Taos Day School, Taos, New Mexico
Kathryn Powers, Holy Trinity School, Washington, D.C.
Denise Rankin, Carlton Math Science Magnet School, Wichita, Kansas
Chris Ritter, Carus School, Oregon City, Oregon
Stephanie Short, Volga-Century Elementary School, Volga, West Virginia
Jonna Smith, Lost River Elementary School, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Rita Streets, Volga-Century Elementary School, Volga, West Virginia
Ida Willis, Norman Smith Elementary, Clarksville, Tennessee

Cover Design

Martha Blalock, Medical Arts and Photography Branch, National Institutes of Health

Cover Illustration

David Christianson, Christianson Animation

Design and Layout

Angela Greenwalt, Finer Points Productions

Acknowledgments

Special thanks to Harold Slavkin for his ideas and enthusiastic support of this project and to the NIDCR scientific advisors: Robert Coghill, Alice Horowitz, Michael Iadarola, Karen Jaffe, Candace Jones, Mary MacDougall and Lawrence A. Tabak.

Special Thanks

Animator: Dave Christianson
Producer: Michael Bade

Exee's Voice: Terry Gangstad
Girls Voice: Emma Swanson
Boys voice: Christopher Bade
Narration: Terry Gangstad and Cathy Faulkner
Spanish Voices: David Povall and Mariana Caturegli

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