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LETTEROF TRANSMITTAL........' .......................
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THE DIRECTOR'S
STATEMENT
PROGRAM
SCIENCE

ACTIVITIES
FOUNDATION.

OF
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INTRODUCTION
RESEARCH
SUPPORT
ACTIVITIES ..........................
Basic Research Projects. .............................
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Social Sciences. ..........
Biological and Medical Sciences. ....................
Mathematical and Physical Sciences. .................
Environmental Sciences. ...........................
Engineering. .....................................
National Research Programs ..........................
United States Antarctic Research Program. ...........
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Weather Modification. ......................
United States-Japan Cooperative Science Program. ....
International Years of the Quiet Sun. .................
International Indian Ocean Expedition. ..............
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Deep Crkal Studies of the Earth (Project Mohole)
Specialized University Research Facilities and Equipment.

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NATIONALRESEARCH
CENTERS
National Radio Astronomy Observatory. ...............
Kitt Peak National Observatory. .......................
Cerro To1010 Inter-American Observatory. .............
National Center for Atmospheric Research. .............

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SCIENCE
EDUCATION
Graduate Education in Science. .......................
Graduate Fellowships and Traineeships. ..............
Fellowships for Advanced Scholars in Science. .........
Advanced Science Education Activities. ..............
Undergraduate Education in Science. .................
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DefiningtheNeed..
Undergraduate Research Participation ................
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CollegeTeacher Programs ........
Instructional Improvement. .........................
Special Projects for Undergraduate Education. ........

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Pm-College Education in Science. .....................
Improvement of Instructional Materials. ..............
Cooperation in School System Improvement. ..........
Activities for High School Students. ..................
Pre-College Teacher Education Activities. ............
PreService Teacher Training. ......................

INSTXTUTIONAL
PR&RAMS. .............................
University Science Development Program. ..............
Graduate Science Facilities. ...........................
Institutional Grants for Science. .......................

SCIENCE
INFORMATION.................................
Nature of the Problem. ............................
Improving Existing Systems. .........................
Developing National Systems. ......................

INTERNATIONAL
SCIENCEACTIVITIES......................
Strengthening U.S. Science. .........................
Development Assistance Programs. ..................
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International Organizations. .........

SCIENCE
POLICYPLANNING...............................
Scientific Manpower Studies. .......................
Science Funding Studies. ..........................
Science Education Studies. ..........................
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Stud ies of Non-Academic Institutions.
Science Policy .Studies .............................
0th er Activities. ..................................
APPENDICES
A. National Science Board, Staff, Committees and Advisory Panels. .................................
B. Financial Report for Fiscal Year 1966. ..............
C. Patents Resulting from Activities Supported by the
National Science Foundation. ....................
D. National Science Foundation-Supported
Scientific Conferences, Sytiposia, and Advanced Science Seminars
Held During Fiscal Year 1966. ..................
E. Publications of the National Science Foundation. .....
A listing of grants, contracts, and fellowships
awarded in fiscal year 1966 appears in a separate
publication entitled National Science Foundation Grants and Awards, Fiscal’ Year 1966,
NSF 67-2. It is available from the Superiutendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C.

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