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  • IMLS MFA 2014: STEM-Supportive Exhibits and Programming
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Arkansas State University (ASU) Museum will offer engaging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning experiences for children, at-risk youth, and teachers through three years of membership in the Arkansas Discovery Network, a coalition of seven Arkansas museums that develops and shares children's exhibits. Membership in the ... »
  • Accelerate Summer: A ULC-NSLA Partnership for Learning
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Urban Libraries Council (ULC) and the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) will conduct a fifteen-month project designed to increase resources, inspire innovation, and build national awareness of public libraries as leaders in summer learning. ULC and NSLA will increase knowledge of emerging models; deepen connections between library, ... »
  • Zoo Adventure Passport: An Urban Environmental Initiative for Children and Families
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Brookfield Zoo will expand its "Zoo Adventure Passport" (ZAP!) program for urban families with children ages 3-12 to serve additional families and increase informal science learning opportunities in the two Chicago suburbs of Cicero/Berwyn and Melrose Park. The program will serve as a gateway to new family experiences, teaching families and ... »
  • Artful Connections with Science
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Armory Center for the Arts will develop, deliver, and evaluate "Artful Connections with Science," an innovative new visual arts-science integrated curriculum for the fourth and fifth grade levels in the Pasadena and Los Angeles Unified School Districts. "Artful Connections with Science" will provide support to the education community at a critical ... »
  • GOAL21 Gaming Opportunities in Academic Libraries for the 21st Century
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Mabee Library at MidAmerica Nazarene University will create a Center for Games and Learning, which will be used to incorporate games in higher education curricula and academic life, with the goal of promoting skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, and strategic thinking. A cohort of faculty members will incorporate games into ... »
  • Mütter 50: A History of American Medicine
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Mütter Museum will develop a new interactive online exhibit that explores the important role of medicine in American history through its unique collections. In keeping with the museum's broader medical humanities focus, the online exhibit will be presented thematically in a life cycle sequence. Representative objects will include obstetrical ... »
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium: Project-Based Science Institute
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Monterey Bay Aquarium will provide to 130 middle school teachers its yearlong Project-Based Science Institute professional development program covering strategies for implementing ocean science and conservation project-based science in the classroom. The program includes two levels: Level I Institute will introduce teachers to the concepts, ... »
  • The LAByrinth Project
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The New Children's Museum will launch the LAByrinth project to engage the community in the creation of a permanent art installation. The museum will convene a cross-disciplinary team to design and build the LAByrinth, a climbing structure that will serve 140,000 people annually. The museum will develop relationships with underserved families and ... »
  • Specimen Stories: Creating Multi-Layered Learning Experiences in a 19th Century Museum
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Wagner Free Institute of Science will develop, prototype, and produce new interpretive tools to enhance visitor learning experiences and deepen visitor engagement with the museum's rich history, unique collections, and Victorian-era exhibit gallery of natural history specimens. Interpretive tools will include a site guide; a map of the natural ... »
  • Sam Noble Museum: Bringing Oklahoma Natural History to the Classroom
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History will develop traveling natural history science curricula kits for K-12 students. This project will expand the museum's outreach program, featuring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) content with a focus on Oklahoma geology, life, and cultural science. The museum will share the ... »

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