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  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article is a report of the impact assessment of two outreach programs to primary schools run by the Botswana National Museum. The oldest of the programs, Zebra-on-Wheels was officially launched in 1980 and has involved all the primary schools in the country at least twice. The study aimed to establish the impact of the two programs and make ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1998
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper discusses efforts at the New England Aquarium to attract multicultural audiences, with projects like the Lake Victoria exhibit. This NSF-funded, collaborative project, centered on Lake Victoria in East Africa, addresses the aquarium's lack of representation by racial minorities, specifically Boston's African-American community. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1997
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this paper, Volker Kirchberg of the University of Lueneburg and Basica Research Institute analyses catchment areas to better understand museums' greater impacts. The author defines these areas as not only a function of distance of the the potential visitors' residence to the venue but also a function of socio-demographic structures of ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1991
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Thomas A. More of the U.S. Forest Service presents a review and discussion of current research on the benefits of urban parks. More also discusses the issues of fairness in the distribution of these benefits (i.e. the less affluent receive fewer services and servies of lesser quality). ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1990
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper discusses the methodologies, key findings, and implications of a research project that examined the effectiveness of exhibits for making children understand scientific concepts. The two-part study was conducted at Nehru Science Centre (Bombay, India). ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1990
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Albert Ndayitwayeko, AFGRAD Fellow at the University of Florida, and John J. Koran, Jr., Professor and Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History, analyze the informal education field in the Republic of Burundi, a small country located in Central Africa. This discussion focuses on natural history museums and zoos, their ... »