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  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Shelly E. Ryan shares findings from a 2005 visitor survey study that investigated people's understanding of climate change and their beliefs about the role science museums should play in addressing the topic. Ryan discusses survey findings and draws conclusions about the public's lack of knowledge of global warming but willingness ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Rick Bonney, director of program development and evaluation at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, discusses the goals of the "Web Designs for Interactive Learning" website project and the influence of the conference of the same name. The project identifies and publicizes "best practices" for designing interactive educational websites. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lisa M. Granger discusses San Jose's Tech Museum of Innovation's "Smart Museum" initiative to connect in-gallery and online experiences and how TechTags were used to enhance the visitor experience and learning. TechTags are disposable bracelets that contain RFID chips. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jeff Rudolph, president and CEO of the California Science Center, discusses the impact of the "Body Worlds" exhibit on the institution and its brand. Rudolph also describes how the California Science Center sustained this impact after the exhibit closed. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Marjorie Schwarzer discusses the success of the "Treasures of Tutankhamen," a musuem blockbuster exhibit that drew 8.25 million visitors between 1976 and 1979. Schwarzer explains why the exhibit was such a success and the role of blockbusters since. ... »