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  • Date: 12/01/1985
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Every year, millions of people stream through museums--young people and old people--people with varying degrees of education, people alone and in groups. How can museums best serve this diverse audience? One kind of service that museums try to provide is education. Unlike schools, which have age-graded classes and compulsory attendance, museums ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1985
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Each year, more than 200 volunteers donate over 7,000 hours of their time, skills, and enthusiasm to reach Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary's goals in environmental education, scientific research, and the protection of the vulnerable wetland ecosystem. This is the equivalent of a $100,000 donation. These volunteers have a variety of backgrounds--- ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Discusses the objectives of Outdoor Biology Instructional Strategies (OBIS), one aspect of the program (lawn communities) and the evaluation of this activity. Includes resultant recommendations. The evaluation criteria are suggested as a model to be used in either designing or in evaluating curricula. ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1975
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Describes the use of the "Plant Wheel" by the University of California Botanical Garden as a means of providing elementary school children with a structured activity as they explore the Garden at their own pace. This activity accommodates the children's curiosity, energy, and attention span. ... »