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  • Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project by teams at the University of Alaska and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry will engage the public in the topic of the nature and prevalence of permafrost, its scale on the earth and the important role it plays in the global climate. It builds on 50 years of informal education and outreach at the Alaskan Permafrost Tunnel near ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Ocean Project will empower America's zoos, aquariums and science museums to become centers of innovation and effective leadership for healthy oceans and conservation in their communities, providing meaningful engagement opportunities for their 200 million annual visitors to become involved in helping with solutions. To help them do so, The ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2013
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Technical part. This is a collaborative research project between Montana State University (MSU), Bozeman, USA and Gorno-Altaisk State University (GASU), Altai Republic, Russian Federation. In this NSF International Research Experiences for Students project MSU students will travel to the Altai Republic and work with faculty and students at Gorno- ... »
  • Date: 06/13/2012
    Resource Category: Front-End
    The Anthropologist examines climate change like no other film before. The fate of the planet is considered from the perspective of American teenager Katie Crate. Over the course of five years, she travels alongside her mother Susie, an anthropologist studying the impact of climate change on indigenous communities. Their journey parallels that of ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The purpose of this three-year collaborative design research project is to examine the role of culture in the development of knowledge and reasoning about the natural world and the subsequent sense-making of and participation in natural resource management. The PIs propose to examine the ways in which culture impacts observational habits, ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Change (working title) is a film project with supporting website and resource materials to document how climate change is impacting indigenous peoples in the most climate sensitive regions, and how anthropologists, environmental scientists, engineers, and others are working with these communities to help mitigate the effects. The documentary ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This proposed Communicating Research to Public Audiences (CRPA) project outlines a pathway for communicating how climate change can affect a watershed area that supplies water for a specific region. The educational platforms will address the geology of the Caldera along with meteorology, ecology and hydrology. The project will focus on the ongoing ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Elaine Reynoso Haynes, of the Universum, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, outlines the elements of creating a succesful "glocal" exhibit. "Glocal" exhibits promote awareness and citizen involvement related to a global issue within a local context. An exhibit for the Science Museum of the State of ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) will partner with the City of Portland's Office of Sustainable Development, Metro Regional Government, Portland Community College, Verde, and the Coalition for a Livable Future, to create a series of informal science education experiences on the theme of Sustainability. For this project, ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project is developing and implementing a strong environmental literacy and science education program to accompany NOAA's Science on a Sphere (SOS) at The National Maritime Center's Nauticus museum. The program will use the SOS as a focal point to support learning about global oceanic and atmospheric circulations and their effect on local ... »

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