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  • Date: 12/10/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Colorado State University will create and produce "Riverwebs," a one-hour documentary video exploring the hidden mysteries of streams, their intricate food webs and the linkages between streams and forest ecosystems. This project will communicate a body of international and interdisciplinary research on streams in the United States and Japan, ... »
  • Date: 12/06/2004
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    This report presents the findings of the summative evaluation of the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Big Back Yard (BBY), with a specific focus on Earthscapes Miniature Golf. Mary McEathron, Amy Grack, and Stacey Grimes, graduate students in the Evaluation Studies program at the University of Minnesota, carried out the evaluation during the summer ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2004
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    SUMMARY The Peabody Museum at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to evaluate the Dinosaurs and More school tour. In the spring of 2004, RK&A surveyed second grade teacher and student samples, including: 27 pre-tour teacher questionnaires, 519 pre-tour student questionnaires, 24 ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Understanding the Science Connected to Technology (USCT) targets information technology (IT) experiences in a comprehensive training program and professional support system for students and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Participants have opportunities to assume leadership roles as citizen volunteers within ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The Regional Park of the Po River Delta was set up in 1988 (it belongs to a Consortium of Public Bodies). It extends over 54,000 hectares of land and stretches across 45 km of the Italian Eastern coastline (45 km of the more than 90 km that go between the provinces of Ferrara and Ravenna) and is one of the largest and most significant natural ... »
  • Date: 09/10/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This comprehensive ITEST project would provide sixty middle and high school teachers with an introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies. The project, which brings together a leadership team of educators, science researchers and experts in resource management, is based at the University of ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the umbrella organization including the Bronx Zoo, will design, develop, fabricate, evaluate and install a long-term exhibition with ancillary public programming about the biology and conservation science of the island of Madagascar. Based in part on long-term scientific research conducted in Madagascar by ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Brenton Honeyman, executive operations manager at Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre (Canberra, Australia), discusses the institution's partnership with the Burarra people of central-northern Australia and the Investigator Science and Technology Centre to develop an exhibition, "Burarra Gathering," comprised of ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Land Information Access Association seeks funds to support planning activities related to "Listening to the River," a project that will ultimately result in a new model for engaging teens and adults in environmental activities that can be transferred to other community groups and institutions. This long-term project focuses on an ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will partner with The Exploratorium and with three smaller science museums that have strong connections to rural and Spanish-speaking populations in Texas: Discovery Science Place, Loredo Children's Museum, and Science Spectrum to develop TexNET, a four-year project modeled on the Exploratorium Network ... »

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