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  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Robert W. Corell, senior fellow in the Atmospheric Policy Program of the American Meteorological Society and chair of ASTC's IGLO Scientific Committee, discusses climate change and the effects it is causing according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, and the scientific ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Walter Staveloz, ASTC's director of international projects and former executive director of Ecsite, discusses ASTC's "International action for GLObal warming" (IGLO) initiative that aims to raise public awareness about global warming on a local and worldwide basis. Staveloz outlines the various elements of the program and its ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Many groups will be working together under the umbrella of the International Polar Year to support IPY’s education and outreach objectives. This article describes how ASTC will engage in collaborations with the other IPY-endorsed organizations described. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article features a selection of recent and ongoing projects at ASTC-member institutions related to climate change, global warming, and the International Polar Year. These institutions include the Clore Garden of Science (Rehovot, Israel), Science North (Sudbury, Ontario, Canada), Petrosains: The Discovery Centre (Malaysia), Northeast Science ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Mark S. McCaffrey, science communication specialist at CIRES Outreach and Education, and a member of the IPY International Programme Office’s Education, Outreach, and Communications subcommittee, describes the International Polar Year (IPY) project that will educate the public about climate change and highlight important research ... »
  • 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: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, David Herring, program manager for Education and Outreach in the Earth Sciences division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Frank Niepold, Climate Education Fellow at NOAA Climate Education, and Joel Halvorson, educational technology fellow at the Science Museum of Minnesota, discuss research about the public's uncertainty about ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Charlie Trautmann, executive director of Sciencenter, describes ASTC's "International action for GLObal warming" (IGLO) Toolkit of ready-to-use resources that support science centers efforts to educate the public about global warming. A sampling of IGLO Toolkit resources is included at the end of this article. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Dennis Schatz, vice president for education at the Pacific Science Center and president of the Astronomical Society of Pacific, explores the public's fascination with astronomy. Schatz suggests ways informal learning centers can capitalize on this fascination and leverage staffing support through strategic partnerships. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Cherilynn A. Morrow, an affliate of the SETI Institute and former director of education and outreach at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colorado, discusses the success of the "Kinesthetic Astronomy" project, consisting of lessons that use choreographed bodily movements and positions to provide educational sensory ... »

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