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  • Date: 11/01/2001
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Rob Semper, executive associate director at the Exploratorium, discusses the potential of the Internet to support an online museum expeience. Using his experience at the Exploratorium, Semper describes the opportunities and challenges associated with designing online content. Included are internet demographics and use statistics. ... »
  • Date: 09/10/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project develops an 8-week middle-school mathematics module that introduces cryptography, the science of sending secret messages, while teaching and reinforcing the learning of related mathematical concepts. The topics range from the classical encryption systems and the historic context in which they were used through powerful modern ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Educational Broadcasting Corporation (WNET in New York) is developing and producing a new public television project exploring cutting-edge technology. The project consists of an eight-part hourly broadcast component; six 60-second "mini-programs;" a World Wide Web component; and extensive educational outreach targeted to adults aged 25-39 and ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Christine L. Brandenburg, of Rice University's Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning, discusses her research of the use of computer technology in children's museums. Bradenburg focuses on the research methods used to address how and why visitors use computer technology in children's museums. The first section of the ... »