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What are the technical requirements for participating in a webcast?

The webcasts are accessible on both PC and Mac platforms. You will need an Internet connection of at least 28 kbps (higher recommended).

The minimum PC requirements are a Pentium II 266 Mhz with 64MB of memory and a sound card.

The minimum Mac requirements are a G3 233 Mhz with 64MB of memory when using OS 9.0 - 9.2 or 128MB of memory when using OS X.

To get maximum benefit from the event, all users should have headphones or speakers.

Can my whole class participate?

Yes. If you plan to have your whole class watching via just one Internet-connected computer (i.e. in the classroom), it is recommended that you: (a) use a projector or very large monitor to project the computer screen for all to see; and (b) have external speakers connected so all can hear.

A Virtual Classroom environment in which the Museum conducts live educational sessions.
A webcast provides opportunities for virtual field trips and to learn from Museum experts.



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