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  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WNET is producing "The Human Spark," a multimedia project that includes a four-part television series (4 x 60 min) for national primetime broadcast on PBS, innovative outreach partnerships with museums, an extensive Web site and outreach activities, including a Spanish-language version and companion book. Hosted by Alan Alda, "The Human Spark" ... »
  • 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 ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The primary goal of MAST-3 is to increase the diversity of students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, electing careers in NOAA related marine sciences. This is done through a multidisciplinary program that engages students in NOAA-related marine research, and explores marine policy, the heritage of African Americans and Native ... »
  • Date: 09/22/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), in collaboration with the Small Museum Research Collaborative (SMRC), proposes to create four small bilingual exhibitions in English and Spanish for a national tour to small museums. The exhibitions will focus on current clinical research in nutrition and physical activity and its applications to ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lorena Baca, manager of international projects at Papalote–Museo del Niño, Mexico City, Mexico, discusses how her institution provides informal science education to those who cannot come to the museum (because of financial or geographic reasons). Baca also explains their efforts to build new educational institutions and museums in ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Elaine Reynoso Haynes, exhibit planner at Universum, Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico, discusses how science centers and museums can take a "glocal" approach to helping create a scientifically literace society. Reynoso Haynes explains how the Museo de Luz (Museum of Light) and Universum, ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Building Demand for Math Literacy is a comprehensive project designed to increase arithmetic and algebraic mathematical competency among underserved youth, as well as high school and college students trained as Math Literacy Workers. This project builds on the success of the nationally renowned Algebra Project that is designed to foster ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project is a multimedia initiative designed to increase the public and youth understanding of how scientists work. Deliverables include "Pulse of the Planet" radio programs in both English and Spanish; related web news features and photo galleries at National Geographic.com; and formative and summative evaluations of the project. The project ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project is designed to improve communication between scientists and the public focusing on the role of evidence in science. It is a two-year project that includes: 1) implementing a national survey on the public use of science web sites; 2) conducting a national Science Education Outreach Forum bringing together scientists and informal ... »
  • Date: 04/15/2005
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Ironbound Films, Inc. is producing a one-hour PBS television documentary, with ancillary Web site, curriculum and program guides about the causes of language loss, how it affects science and how scientists are responding. Vanishing Voices takes viewers from Native Siberia to Native America, from ancient texts to cutting-edge technology, to ... »

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