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  • Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Chicago Children's Museum (CCM) contracted with Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to evaluate Skyline a National Science Foundation-funded exhibition designed to facilitate family learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts relevant to building stable structures. RK&A conducted all three phases of ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a study of the opportunities currently provided by interactive science and technology centres for visitors’ engagement in the field of acoustics. E-mails, requesting a description of exhibits on acoustics (sound and hearing) in use, were sent to members of staff of interactive science and technology centres around the world as well as to ... »
  • Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Assesses children's interest in, attitude towards, and experiences in science and technology, as well as their opinion about environmental challenges and career aspirations. ... »
  • Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    "Monitors" students' views concerning the epistemological, social & technological aspects of science. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report is intended to provide guidance for policy makers on the use of computer games for learning. It is a concise summary of the main debates around games and learning. It identifies significant ambiguities or evidential absences that should be considered in any serious attempt to understand the role of computer games in children's learning ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This MSP-Start Partnership, led by Widener University, in partnership with Bryn Mawr College, Delaware County Community College, Philadelphia University, Lincoln University, and Haverford Township School District, is developing the Greater Philadelphia Environment, Energy, and Sustainability Science (ES)2 Teacher Leader Institute. Additional ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This report is the executive summary to the PIE Institute Final Evaluation Report. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In this Communicating Research to Public Audiences (CRPA) project, the University of Missouri is collaborating with the St. Louis Science Center on the development and implementation of exhibits and programs related to the principal investigator's NSF-funded research on tissue engineering and organ printing, Understanding Molecular Self-Assembly. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This planning project by the National Academy of Sciences is the first step toward their establishment of a new initiative on helping the public become more knowledgeable about and engaged with the science of energy and energy choices. The Energy Ambassador program would eventually work around the country with several local civic/business/ ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Shared Signing Science Planning Project will develop a prototype of a web-based Signing Science Pictionary. The prototype will be piloted to families and caretakers of deaf and hard of hearing children to study the feasibility and effectiveness of the learning technology and identify the activities that are most effective in helping deaf ... »

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