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  • Date: 08/21/2018
    Resource Category: Research
    This research brief highlights findings from the proof of concept pilot year of the Child Trends News Service project. It explores what we have learned regarding best practices for communicating with and engaging Latino parents through short messages on research-informed parenting practices. The findings are grounded in research that substantiates ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Research Brief
    This briefing paper reports findings from the Youth Access & Equity in Informal Science Learning (ISL) project, a UK-US researcher-practitioner partnership funded by the Science Learning+ scheme. Our project focuses on young people aged 11-14 primarily from under-served and non-dominant communities and includes researchers and practitioners ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Research Brief
    This briefing paper reports findings from the Youth Access & Equity in Informal Science Learning (ISL) project, a UK-US researcher-practitioner partnership funded by the Science Learning+ Phase 1 scheme. Our project focuses on young people aged 11-14 primarily from under-served and non-dominant communities and includes researchers and ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category: Report
    This document presents an overview of the quantitative survey data findings from the SL+ Equity Pathways in Informal Science Learning project. Further qualitative analysis on some of the open response data is yet to be completed. Findings are grouped into four areas: about the individuals taking part in the survey; their definitions and ... »
  • Date: 08/21/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting held in Washington, DC. The project creates a STEM ecosystem in a severely under-resourced urban community. The Chicago Zoological Society, which operates Brookfield Zoo, is expanding a community partnership with Eden Place Nature Center in Chicago’s Fuller Park Neighborhood and offering a full ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Youth Action Crews map the youth development programs and places in their neighborhoods in order to raise public awareness of the opportunities—and of where such opportunities don’t exist. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Derek Fish, director at the Unizul Science Centre, Richards Bay, South Africa, Graham Walker, doctoral candidate at the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, Australian National University, Canberra, and Barbara Streicher executive manager at Association ScienceCenterNetwork, Vienna, Austria, describe the work at two science ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Alan Jacobson, President of ex;it and BAJdesign, shares the lessons he learned in Rwanda, while building a memorial to the 1994 Genocide, in which 1,000,000 people died in 100 days. Jacobson recounts his personal journey in Rwanda as well as how this experience reshaped his core design principles. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lorenzo Raynard, manager of science communication at the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), discusses how science centers in South Africa are able effect health-related behavioral change and urges science centers to engage the public in deeper health education. Raynard suggests that through ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Leticia Chávez Martínez, visitor services manager, and Dolores Arenas Venegas, coordinator of attention to vulnerable populations, both at Universum, the science museum of the National University of Mexico in Mexico City, discuss their efforts to reach people with disabilities, older adults, and young people at risk of becoming ... »

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