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  • Date: 12/21/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The tsunami that took place on 26th December 2004 in the Indian Ocean and hurricane Katrina, that last August struck the Mexican Gulf, are two recent natural events that turned into catastrophes for mankind, causing several thousands victims. One of the reasons behind this can be traced back to the fact that useful information in the hands of ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2005
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Strange Days on Planet Earth combines a 4-part television series and outreach program produced by Sea Studios Foundation (SSF) for National Geographic Television and Film and Vulcan Productions, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The project comprises three primary components: a ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article summarizes summative evaluation of the impact on public radio listeners of Earth & Sky, a short-format science radio program airing daily on more than 1,000 commerical and public radio stations in the U.S. as well as on satellite and Internet radio outlets. Earth & Sky’s goals are to make science accessible and interesting and ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This planning project seeks to study new ways to tap into family vacation agendas as opportunities for increased learning. It will assess and prototype a variety of program development activities related to outdoor and indoor experiences for families on vacation to the Grand Strand coastal region of South Carolina, and potentially to other such ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Bishop Museum will develop, implement and evaluate of a full set of informal education programs centered on the Science On a Sphere exhibit. This project includes the following programs and exhibits: -Eleven classroom modules on earth and ocean sciences (one module for each grade from kindergarten through 10th) using a field trip to the ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Earth and Sky radio series proposes to produce, distribute, market and evaluate 72 compelling environmental radio programs on oceanic and atmospheric topics featuring NOAA scientists, data and information. These programs will air at a rate of 24 programs per year over a three-year period as part of Earth and Sky's regularly scheduled ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project is developing and implementing a strong environmental literacy and science education program to accompany NOAA's Science on a Sphere (SOS) at The National Maritime Center's Nauticus museum. The program will use the SOS as a focal point to support learning about global oceanic and atmospheric circulations and their effect on local ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This cooperative agreement will support the Tech Museum of Innovation (The Tech) in San Jose, California in acquiring SOS-related hardware and software, as well as providing the technical support to facilitate the installation of SOS in The Tech's Exploration Gallery in 2005-2006. Science On a Sphere will be the focal point of The Tech Museum's ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Bishop Museum is installing Science On a Sphere (SOS) at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu , Hawaii. Science on a Sphere, a spherical multimedia display on which NOAA data can be displayed, provides an unparalleled opportunity for innovative and meaningful environmental education for all ages. Hawaii's natural environment is ideal for conducting ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This award supports the installation of a Science On a Sphere in two museums comprising the SOS Partnership a collaboration between the Maryland Science Center ( Baltimore ) and the Science Museum of Minnesota ( St. Paul ). Each of the two museum installations will take advantage of the wide variety of NOAA data sets that Science On a Sphere (SOS ... »

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