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  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article showcases how outreach initiatives, in two different parts of the world, are bringing enjoyable relevant science activities directly into communities that may not ordinarily come to science centers. Erik Stengler describes outreach projects at the Museum of Science and the Cosmos on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Derek Fish, director at the Unizul Science Centre, Richards Bay, South Africa, Graham Walker, doctoral candidate at the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, and Barbara Streicher executive manager at Association ScienceCenterNetwork, Vienna, Austria, describe the work at two science ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stephanie Ratcliffe, executive director of the Wild Center/Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, Tupper Lake, New York, explains how the rural science center has stepped in to provide leadership in its community related to climate change initiatives and educational programming. The museum organizes events and coalitions, ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Neville Petrie, CEO of Science Alive! The New Zealand Science Centre in Christchurch, chronicles the success of New Zealand's only freestanding science center. Petrie explains how the small museum's popularity stems from collaboration with the community. ... »
  • Date: 04/08/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article describes how Maloka, a science center in Bogotá, Colombia, has developed outreach programs for ethnically and socioeconomically diverse audiences nationwide. Maloka partnered on the nation's Connectivity Navigator and Pacific Navigator programs and developed the Maloka Cycle Science program to bring science and technology to remote ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Chris Cable, executive director of the Imaginarium in Anchorage, Alaska and principal investigator of North Star (New Opportunities—Research and Teaching in High School Through Alaska Researchers), and SaVina Sandoval Haywood, North Star project manager at the Imaginarium, explain how this SEPA-funded program aimes to inform ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Leticia Chávez Martínez, visitor services manager, and Dolores Arenas Venegas, coordinator of attention to vulnerable populations, both at Universum, the science museum of the National University of Mexico in Mexico City, discuss their efforts to reach people with disabilities, older adults, and young people at risk of becoming ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lorena Baca, manager of international projects at Papalote–Museo del Niño, Mexico City, Mexico, discusses how her institution provides informal science education to those who cannot come to the museum (because of financial or geographic reasons). Baca also explains their efforts to build new educational institutions and museums in ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Chad Johnson, experiential educator at the Edgerton Explorit Center (EEC) in Aurora, Nebraska, discusses how the institution positions itself as a "science oasis" that has developed creative ways to meet the needs of both rural and urban schools. Johnson discusses how EEC uses technology, enrichment programming and a strong ... »
  • 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 ... »