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  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Alex Barnett, CEO of the Chabot Space & Science Center, discusses the impact of "fulldome video" on planetariums and space science learning. This article briefly describes how fulldome adds value to the mix of experiences offered to audiences at science centers and addresses the lingering issues and future expectations ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Al Najjar, of Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, discusses the development of the science center's new planetarium. Najjar explains how the planetarium was specifically designed for interaction and was supported by 60 space and astronomy exhibits surrounding the dome to provide a "frame of reference" for the ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Erika Reinfeld and Mary Dussault, both education specialists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Anita Sohus, lead for informal education at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and task manager for the NASA Museum Alliance, explain how the network works to make NASA informal education resources more accesible to ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Bryan Kennedy, an exhibit developer, and Liza Pryor, a senior exhibit developer, both at the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM), St. Paul, describe SMM's Science Buzz, an on-site and online "social technologies" project that encourages visitors to reflect on current science topics and discoveries. Kennedy and Pryor explain how ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Wendy Pollock, ASTC's director of research, exhibitions, and publications, discusses how Web 2.0 innovations can connect the widespread ASTC community. Pollock outlines ASTC's online ventures including ASTC Connect and Exhibit Files. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jim Spadaccini, owner and creative director of Ideum, describes the emergence of a new museum environment on the internet, thanks to development of new "social" technologies known as "Web 2.0." Spadaccini argues that science centers are missing out on the opportunities to tap into new online audiences through the new technology, ... »
  • 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, Kevin von Appen, associate director of digital media and publications at Ontario Science Centre, discusses thier unique RedShiftNow website, a key element of the science centre's "Agents of Change" initiative. The website highlights current science and encourages contributions from visitors. ... »
  • 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. ... »