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    JOIN THE MISSION

    Ready to team up and help us make BEYOND THE ELEMENTS? We’ll let the world know! Chip in at this level and receive an official thank you on the NOVA website.

    Plus, get more than a year of exclusive BACKER UPDATES, including fun and unexpected dispatches from David Pogue and the NOVA team.

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    DOWNLOAD THE SPECIAL

    You're helping make BEYOND THE ELEMENTS, so we want you to have a copy to keep for yourself. Get your very own DIGITAL DOWNLOAD* of the finished special.

    * See the FAQ for more details.

    Includes:
    • BEYOND THE ELEMENTS (digital download)
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
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    WEAR THE SHIRT

    Wear your love of science loud and proud with this exclusive premium-quality tee produced for this campaign.

    Plus, get everything in the previous packages!

    PLEASE NOTE: Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $8 - $10 in the USA. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible.

    Please see the FAQ for more details.

    Includes:
    • NOVA Kickstarter T-shirt (exclusive)
    • BEYOND THE ELEMENTS (digital download)
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
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    HANG THE ART

    New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, Rachel Ignotofsky, has created an exclusive 11x17" art print just for this campaign! Celebrate the everyday tools that make science happen. This piece is only available here and will be a one-time, limited run!

    Plus, get everything in the previous packages!

    PLEASE NOTE: Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $8 - $10 in the USA. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible.

    Please see the FAQ for more details.

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    • Rachel Ignotofsky Art Print (exclusive)
    • NOVA Kickstarter T-shirt (exclusive)
    • BEYOND THE ELEMENTS (digital download)
    • Exclusive Backer Updates
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    CHOOSE A BOOK + GET THE POSTER & DVDS!

    We'll send you an autographed copy of either the THE ELEMENTS book or MOLECULES book, both by our friend Theo Gray. These detailed books are gorgeously designed and illustrated to let you see substances up close, at the atomic level, and to appreciate the full wonder of Earth’s elements and molecules!

    Plus, get the official CAMPAIGN POSTER (a big one! 27”x39”) featuring the periodic table, and DVD or BLU RAY COPIES of both HUNTING THE ELEMENTS and BEYOND THE ELEMENTS. If you’d rather stick to digital, we’ll let you choose to donate your DVD copies of the specials to a school library!

    PLEASE NOTE: If you're choosing between two rewards, you don’t have to tell us now — we'll ask you for your choice after the campaign ends!

    Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $28 - $30 in the USA for all the stuff in this package. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible. Please see the FAQ for more details.

    Includes:
    • PICK 1: "The Elements” Book OR "Molecules" Book
    • Official Campaign Poster
    • "Beyond the Elements" & “Hunting the Elements” (DVD or Blu Ray)
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    VIDEO CHAT w/ DAVID POGUE

    Need someone to help Dad set up his new iPad? Computer taking forever to start up? If only you could call Yahoo’s chief tech critic…Oh wait: Now you can!

    Get a PERSONALIZED TECH SUPPORT VIDEO CALL with David Pogue himself, lasting up to 30 minutes, to ask for tech help, life advice, or anything else you want!* Plus, you'll get everything in the $250 package.

    Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $28 - $30 in the USA for all the stuff in this package. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible.

    *Please see the FAQ for more details.

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    • Live Video Chat w/ David Pogue
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    LIVE SCIENCE EXPERIMENT w/ DAVID POGUE

    For a truly unique learning experience, David Pogue will link up with you in an online video chat to do a live science experiment with your family or class! We’ll even send you the materials ahead of time. It’s like being a part of your own personal science show! Plus, you'll get everything in the $250 reward package!

    Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $28 - $30 in the USA for all the stuff in this package. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible.

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    PRIVATE LUNCH w/ DAVID POGUE

    You and a friend will meet in New York City or San Francisco* for a LUNCH WITH DAVID POGUE at one of his favorite spots. Pick his brain about hosting NOVA, current technology trends, or writing for Yahoo! David’s done it all, and he has incredible stories to share with you. Meet up, chow down, and be entertained.

    Plus, you'll get everything in the $100 reward package!

    * Your choice of NYC or SF, but travel and accommodations are not included.

    PLEASE NOTE: Shipping costs are NOT included now. You'll pay them separately after the campaign ends: we estimate around $8 - $10 in the USA. Also, rewards will arrive at different times over the next 6-24 months, and delays are always possible.

    Please see the FAQ for more details.

    Includes:
    • Lunch for 2 w/ David Pogue
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    FIELD TRIP: SPEND THE DAY AT NOVA HQ

    Always wanted to know how NOVA gets made? Are you an avid public television fan? Know an aspiring science documentary filmmaker?

    Come to NOVA HQ at WGBH in Boston and spend the day like a producer! You and a guest will be invited to our offices* where you’ll tour WGBH, participate in the screening of a past NOVA program with NOVA producers while they explain the behind-the-scene decisions that led to the final product, visit with a NOVA editor who will show you how a documentary gets assembled, and even drop in on the other national television and radio productions made at WGBH. At the end of the day, Senior Executive Producer Paula Apsell will treat you to a dinner with other key NOVA staff.

    *Travel costs to Boston/accommodations not included. See FAQ for more details.

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    • A day for 2 at WGBH in Boston, MA
    • Dinner for 2 with key NOVA staff
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    FIELD TRIP: PHYSICS DAY AT FERMILAB

    Spend the day at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - or Fermilab, home of the famed Tevatron particle accelerator - in what is sure to be the ultimate field trip for any science enthusiast. You, a friend, and a small group of backers will join David Pogue at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois* for a once-in-a-lifetime look at the workings of a landmark lab dedicated to understanding the smallest building blocks of the universe we live in.

    Your day will include an exclusive tour of the laboratory, meetings with physicists in the lab’s control rooms, lunch and dinner with Fermilab scientists and David Pogue, a mini-class on particle physics, dark matter, and dark energy presented by a Fermilab scientist, a Q&A session, and more!

    *Travel to Fermilab and accommodations are not included. Please see FAQ for more details and limitations regarding this reward level before purchasing.

    This level is generously sponsored by by the Fermilab Friends for Science Education, who arranged the tour exclusively for this campaign.

    Includes:
    • A day for 2 at Fermilab with David Pogue
    • A comprehensive tour of Fermilab
    • Lunch and dinner with David and Fermilab scientists
    • Meetings with top Fermilab physicists
    • A mini-class on particle physics and dark matter
    • Merchandise from the Lederman Science Center
    • Photos of your trip
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    LIVE ELEMENTS EVENT w/ DAVID POGUE

    NOVA always brings science to life, but with this reward, David Pogue will bring NOVA right to your school (or museum) to host a LIVE PROGRAM about the wonders of chemistry and the periodic table!

    He’ll do live experiments, tell amazing science stories, and captivate the crowd with his infectious enthusiasm.

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a standalone reward. It doesn’t include any other rewards and is not included in other reward packages.

    * This pledge covers David's travel and accommodations covered up to $500. Reward only available in United States and Canada. Some locations may require an additional travel fee. See the FAQ for more details.

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    • A Live "Elements" Event with David Pogue
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    GET THANKED ON AIR!

    PBS programs have a long history of thanking their major funders and “Viewers Like You” at the beginning of the program. Now have your name appear there! At this level, you’ll be thanked by name in the opening funder credits of Beyond the Elements when it airs on PBS stations around the country. And you’ll deserve it!

    PLEASE NOTE: Broadcast funders cannot be anonymous or have a close connection to the program content (e.g., advocacy or business interests related to program subject matter, production process or the production team). All pledges must be made by private individuals only, be in their legal name and meet applicable PBS funding guidelines. Please see the FAQs for additional information we will need from you after the campaign ends.

    Includes:
    • On-air credit on public TV broadcast of Beyond the Elements
    • An on-site visit to spend the day at NOVA's offices in Boston, MA
    • Dinner with Paula Apsell, long-time executive producer of NOVA
    • 5 schools of your choice will receive both NOVA Elements specials
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