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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: 05/31/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    On a May morning in 2007, fourth grader Joshua White hopped on a city bus with his grandmother and rode across Washington, D.C., for his first visit to the nature center at Rock Creek Park. He came to participate in the first annual national park BioBlitz organized by the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and National Geographic. ... »
  • Date: 07/10/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Filmmaker David Attenborough has created countless seminal nature documentaries, including Life on Earth, The Private Life of Plants, and The Blue Planet. His sonorous voice has guided viewers through caves in Borneo, across Antarctic glaciers, through the jungles of Rwanda, and along the bottom of the ocean. In his 60-year career, Attenborough ... »
  • Date: 08/22/2012
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, science center and museum professionals from around the world share ways that they are engaging visitors in hands-on innovation. Work from the following organizations are discussed: Exploratorium, Discovery Center of Idaho, Lawrence Hall of Science, Iridescent, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Ideum, Discovery Place, ... »
  • Date: 03/30/2012
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Michael John Gorman, founding director of Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, examines the recent emergence of many museum exhibits that meld art and science together to foster creative exploration of science rather than instruction. As an exemplar, Gorman discusses the design of Science Gallery, their "INFECTIOUS ... »
  • Date: 11/29/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article describes a curator's unique experience designing "Our Bodyguards," an exhibit in India about immunology. Iyer and his team used traditions and stories to explain immunology concepts and counter misinformation. This article describes the rationale behind this approach and its effectiveness in informing the public. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Joy Kubarek-Sandor, manager of student and teacher programs at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, and Lorrie Beaumont, director of Evergreen Research & Evaluation, discuss the Shedd Naviators program as a model of professional development programming. Kubarek-Sandor and Beaumont discuss the evaluation strategies and results of Shedd ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stephanie Lenox, promotions director at A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village (Salem, Oregon), describe shifts in her institution's community outreach program, as evidence in recent changes to their homeless shelter program. Through a new phase in the museum's family-centric ACCESS program, the museum will partner with four ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Narottam Sahoo, senior scientist at Gujarat Science City (GSC), Ahmedabad, India, describes several programs at GSC that address the United Nations Millennium Development Goals through inquiry-based activities. The programs relate to biodiversity, public health, and the nature of science. ... »
  • 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 ... »

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