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  • Date: 10/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Madison Area Technical College will refine and evaluate the effectiveness of Fusion Science Theater (FST), a combination of theater, science demonstrations, and participatory components, as an ISE teaching model, to test its transferability through development and trials of an exportable version (Science-in-a-Box), and to recruit appropriate ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This Communicating Research to Public Audiences proposal is based on Cindy Van Dover's NSF-funded research, OCE 0350554, Biogeography and community structure in mussel beds at Pacific hydrothermal vents. The primary deliverable is a traveling science and art exhibit that focuses on the PI's deep sea research of hydrothermal vents and the organisms ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2007
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper relates to a special case of science-society mediation set up during the Science et Cité festival 2005. This national event took place in about twenty cities in Switzerland to promote a closer cooperation between science and society via art (theatre, music, dance, exhibitions, cinema, etc.), in order to reach the population at large. ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The youth-based ITEST proposal, Invention, Design, Engineering and Art Cooperative (IDEA), will provide 100 students in grades 8-12 from the East Side of St. Paul, Minnesota with IT experiences in engineering and design. The content focus is mechanical and electrical engineering, such as product design, electronics, and robotics with an emphasis ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this exhibition review, Barbara Cohen-Stratner, the Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, examines the "Abolition200" project, programs and exhibits that commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Parliamentary act that ended British participation in the Atlantic Slave ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this brief article, Philip Blackburn, senior program director at the American Composers Forum, describes his experience as part of the "Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life" exhibit team. Blackburn also describes the acoustic approach utilized in the exhibit. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Mikko Myllykoski, experience director at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, discusses the challenges, goals, and design strategies associated with their 2005 traveling exhibition called "Music." Myllykoski explains how the acoustic design supports social interaction, play, and cultural exploration. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article explores a variety of strategies for using museum floor staff as evaluation resources. Eric Siegel, Director and Chief Content Officer, discusses the New York Hall of Science's Science Career Ladder and how Explainers are involved in evaluation. Ryan Hill, Manager of Interpretive Programs and Curatorial Research Associate at the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Donald A. Hodges, director of the Music Research Institute at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, explains how both anthropological and neurological research support the conclusion that music is an adaptive behavior that has provided significant survival benefits for humans over time. Hodges served as an advisor to the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2007
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stephen Pompea, manager of science education at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, explains the process of "sonification"--using nonspeech audio to convey information--and its practical and aesthetic applications. In particular, Pompea examines Marty Quinn's work in this field and explores how auditory display can foster ... »

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