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  • Date: 08/15/2018
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Anthropologist is a film by Ironbound Films, Inc. that focuses on the impact of climate change on indigenous cultures around the world, through the lens of anthropologist Susie Crate and her daughter Katie. The goals of the film are to (1) Increase viewers’ knowledge of how climate change affects communities and cultures and help viewers ... »
  • Date: 05/22/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    California Academy of Sciences contracted with Wendy Meluch of VisitorStudies.com to design and conduct an evaluation of the Habitat Earth planetarium show (HE) during winter/spring 2017. HE is a 30-minute show which features a pre-recorded movie-like section, and a live presentation. HE team members’ primary interests were to assess cognitive, ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This award provides continued funding for a 3D High Definition (HD) video documentary about an international group of earth scientists engaged in an investigation of the processes responsible for central Mongolia's unusually active uplifting terrain (the Hangay Dome) and its consequences for regional climate patterns and ecosystems (EAR -1009702 ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2011
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Ice Planet Earth (IPE) was a three-year NSF-Funded grant, with a focus on building awareness and understanding of polar processes and designed to coincide with the International Polar Year, which took place from March 2007-March 2009. A key feature of the IPE project was the development of 'Ice Worlds', a planetarium style film designed for both ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2010
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The following comprise the CONCLUSIONS of SRA's evaluation: POLAR-PALOOZA toured the United States at a time when the topic of climate change and global warming appeared relatively low on a list of Americans' concerns (Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, 2006), with the economy, war, and health care taking precedence. Nevertheless, ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2006
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Giant Screen Films is planning the development of a large-format film and related educational materials to educate the public about the vast transformations Earth has endured through the ages, the causes and effects of cyclical icing, and current Earth Systems science research. The strategic impact of the full project, entitled "The Ice Age," is ... »
  • Date: 08/10/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The New Mexico Museum of Natural History is developing a large format film on the Pantanal in Brazil, the world's largest wetland. The film will focus on the Hyacinth Macaw, an indicator species whose health reflects the health of the entire ecosystem, and will explore the relationship between the climate, geology, hydrology and ecology of the ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is producing a large format film that examines the sun and the relationship between the earth, its inhabitants, and our mother star. SOLARMAX will present some of the newest discoveries about the sun and will place special emphasis on the defining impact of the sun on human life and culture. The ... »