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  • Date: 05/30/2018
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Supported by the National Science Foundation, the Global Soundscapes! Big Data, Big Screens, Open Ears project employs a variety of informal learning experiences to present the physics of sound and the new science of soundscape ecology. The interdisciplinary science of soundscape ecology analyzes sounds over time in different ecosystems around the ... »
  • Date: 04/09/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article describes the mission, approach and success of the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences' Community and Urban Science Enrichment Program (CAUSE). Through the CAUSE program, local high school students receive training in marine science and biology, and work as mentors for younger students and as educators. This article also points out ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Cynthia Graville-Smith, of the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program at the Saint Louis Science Center, describes how the program benefits the community by engaging youth from urban areas in STEM related activities. The program's website also provides teens opportunities to grow and reflect using Web 2.0 technology within the ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Nick Winterbotham, CEO of Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum (UK), explains how the institution's Science & Heritage Career Ladder program (SHCL) empowers youth through the interactive study of science and heritage. Winterbotham discusses how the program, which provides summer traineeships to youth ages 16 to 18 who live in ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lori Geller, marketing and public relations associate at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago, discusses visitor satisfaction. Geller outlines how three factors have led to high visitor satisfaction at the Nature Museum: a strong grounding in science, local focus in Chicago, and commitment to conservation and urban nature ... »