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  • Date: 06/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    A three-year project, Science And Youth (SAY), integrates the existing curriculum, instructional design, and training capacity of the 4-H Science Experiences and Resources for Informal Educational Settings (SERIES) project with high school students exploring careers in teaching at eleven existing "teaching magnet" high schools across the country. ... »
  • Date: 06/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Brooklyn Children's Museum (BCM) is requesting $242,753 from the National Science Foundation to introduce a traveling version of the Museum's award-winning, interactive science exhibit, ANIMALS EAT: DIFFERENT FEASTS FOR DIFFERENT BEASTS. ANIMALS EAT was designed to assist children in the formation of their concept of a living thing. The ... »
  • Date: 06/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Smithsonian Institution's Office of Environmental Awareness, National Museum of Natural History, and Traveling Exhibition Service are developing a major traveling exhibition, Ocean Planet, that will heighten public awareness of the need for ocean conservation. Ocean Planet will show how our lives are connected to the seas, illustrate the ... »
  • Date: 05/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NEON, Inc. a not-for-propfit corporation, proposes a television series for children, initiallyu 30 programs, suitable for daily or weekly broadcast, for home viewing via PBSA (with appropriate availability elsewhere). Program length: 30 Minutes. The premise: Three Wufniks--creatures from the cartoom world--draw their way into our world and with ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article provides a summary of William Whyte's 1988 book about Whyte's research studying outdoor city spaces (plazas, parks, streets) as well as key quotes from the book. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Marilyn G. Hood, Ph.D., of Hood Associates, discusses African-American attendance and non-attendance at art museums. Hood presents findings from focus groups and individual interviews used to better understand African-American feelings about and perceptions of art museums, which she divides into internal dimensions and external ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, John H. Falk, Ph.D., of Science Learning, Inc., discusses leisure decisions influencing African-Americans use of museums. Falk cites findings from two research studies that investigated the relative importance of a variety of critical variables postulated at possible reasons for the under-utilization of museums by African- ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood describes a study that investigated the impact of a museum visit on university students. Bitgood's report focuses on the racial similarities and differences in the students' responses. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article related to evaluation and multicultural audiences, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood presents a "progress report" on a visitor center and environmental education project in Puerto Rico that is being designed to serve both the local Puerto rican audience as well as the international visitor. Bitgood shares findings ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Jacksonville State University's Stephen Bitgood and Don Thompson address the issue of how museums can appeal to multicultural audiences and assess the impact of their attempts to attract new audiences. Bitgood and Thompson outline a four-step process for addressing problems of multicultural audiences. ... »

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