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  • Date: 01/01/2016
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A public event series, “Ecohumanities for Cities in Crisis,” will bring humanities scholars and the public together in Miami, FL to discuss the tension between humans and nature over hundreds of years. Miami is on the verge of an environmental crisis from a warming planet and rising seas. As the region grapples with policy and science issues, ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB), managed by The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, provides enriched science education and learning through a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed academic competition that increases high school students’ knowledge of the marine sciences, including the science disciplines of biology, chemistry, physics, ... »
  • Date: 04/08/2014
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Previous studies on public engagement with science have identified various difficulties in the encounters between experts and lay people. However, there is a scarcity of research investigating expert-youth interaction. In this paper we focus on the interactive framings of an informal PES event. Based on a case study involving a climate change ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2014
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Socioscientific issues in connection to energy production, use or influence on climate change continue to be at the forefront of local, national, and global debates. The pressing nature of these issues requires citizens not only to understand relevant disciplinary knowledge but also to have the ability to use that knowledge to take action. This ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Nexus of Energy, Water, and Climate: From Understanding to Action (Café +) project will develop and test two interactive board game concepts focused on energy, water, and climate with youth and adults from four highly diverse communities in New Mexico. The four primary goals of the project are to: (a) develop, play test, and implement two ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stephanie Ratcliffe, executive director of the Wild Center/Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, Tupper Lake, New York, explains how the rural science center has stepped in to provide leadership in its community related to climate change initiatives and educational programming. The museum organizes events and coalitions, ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WGBH is producing the fifth and sixth seasons of NOVA scienceNOW, a multimedia project that addresses a wide array of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects via multiple platforms. They include national PBS broadcast, the PBS web site, and innovative outreach activities such as an expanded Science Café initiative. Hosted by ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2009
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This planning grant deals with helping people in a flood prone area, Lehigh Valley, understand climate change and the impacts it can have on their livelihood. Through a series of town hall type meetings and distributed materials, the Nurture Nature Foundation and scientists will provide perspective on climate change and options now available to ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2008
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Basing mainly on author's direct involvement in some science communication efforts in India, and other reports, this contribution depicts and analyses the present science communication/ popularization scenario in India. It tries to dispel a myth that rural people don't require or don’t crave for S&T information. It discusses need for science ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2005
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Nowadays, India is experiencing a widespread diffusion of science communication activities. Public institutions, non-governmental organisations and a number of associations are busy spreading scientific knowledge not only via traditional media but also through specific forms of interaction with a varied public. This report aims to provide a ... »