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  • Date: 09/01/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    A study to assess the impact of school field trips on attitudes, behavior, and learning was conducted with 196 third and fifth grade children. Half the children went on an all-day field trip to a nature center to learn about the biology of trees; the other half were taught the same lesson outside their classroom during their regular science period ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Parking meters, appointments, bus schedules and lunch hours; hunger, mental fatigue, and physical exhaustion--the duration of a museum visit is related to a variety of factors that we all realize, but often seem to forget. The time a visitor spends is more than seconds, minutes, and hours; it is a measure of constraints, needs, and values. THe ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article challenges the assumption that scientists have no experiences with the press. It surveys scientists and concludes that most would welcome contact with journalists. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/1981
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Reports effects of an outdoor field trip on learning within the context of a community-based Summery Ecology Program for children between 7 and 13 years of age. Results include the finding that novel environments are poor settings for imposed task learning when compared with familiar environments. ... »
  • Date: 12/01/1980
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Each school year, millions of children participate in organized field trips to museums, zoos, aquaria, and nature centers. Naturally, school groups represent a significant percentage, if not an outright majority, of visitors to such informal educational institutions. Educators at these institutions must often direct the greatest proportion of ... »
  • Date: 11/16/1980
    Resource Category: Scale
    The Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitude Scale measures student attitudes towards mathematics. The survey consists of 4 subscales, each designed to measure confidence, math as a male domain, teacher perception, and usefulness. ... »
  • Date: 03/24/1980
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Discusses the value of field trips to learning; emphasizes that the novelty of the setting can have positive effects on learning and behavior. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1980
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    As an outreach program, Barb Finkleman of All American Cablevision of Columbus, OH arranged a field trip to the public access video studio in the basement of the Main Branch of the Columbus Public Library system in 1980 so that inner city children could see and meet music video producer Marshall Barnes and view his creation, The Last Communication ... »
  • Date: 04/18/1979
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    On July 12, 1974, the National Research Act (Pub. L. 93-348) was signed into law, there-by creating the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. One of the charges to the Commission was to identify the basic ethical principles that should underlie the conduct of biomedical and behavioral ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1978
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Examines achievement levels of elementary school children in field trip settings. One group of students was familiar with the field setting, the other not. Results show that while both groups learned more about the setting, the familiar group achieved significantly greater mastery of concepts being taught. ... »