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  • Date: 01/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Esthy Berzner, director of educational operations at Israel's Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem, explains how university programs support science education and promotion throughout Israel. Berzner discusses how the university community developed and funded the creation of three science museums to promote inquiry-based, hands-on ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Etta Heber, director of programs, Linda Kekelis, project director for Techbridge, and Jeri Countryman, project coordinator for Techbridge, all at the Chabot Space & Science Center, describe the successes of Techbridge, an after-school technology program tailored specifically to the interests of girls in grades 5 to 12. The ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Brigitte Coutant, director of national and international development, and Marc Girard, director of exhibitions, both at la Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, explains how recent drops in attendance led to a new planning and communications strategy that heavily depended on blockbuster exhibits to draw visitors and revenue. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2003
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Sally Anne Giedrys, communications manager, and Janet Sefton, manager of school partnerships, both at EcoTarium (Worcester, MA), discuss the work of the "Green Committee." The group's mission is to research and promote environmental awareness and conservation practices. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2003
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Paul Pearson, vice president of programs at the Brooklyn Children's Museum, discusses how the institution's new facility integrates new building technologies and green design. The building will be the first "green" children's museum in the nation. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2000
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Carolyn Sutterfield, ASTC editor, and Sally Middlebrooks, director of education projects at ASTC, examine professional development for science center professionals. Sutterfield and Middlebrooks analyze research on successful adult learning to better understand what professionals need/want and what are the best ways to foster this ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2009
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jennifer Zoffel, program administrator for the Noyce Leadership Institute, examines the three key components of the Noyce Leadership Fellows program that are designed to help science center leaders better engage the public in science learning. These key elements include self-assessment and pushing personal boundaries, ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jennifer DeWitt, a research fellow at King's College London, presents a Framework for Museum Practice that she and her colleague Jonathan Osborne developed to help science centers and museums maximize the educational potential of field trips. This framework is intended to help museum educators develop resources to enhance teacher ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Greg Andorfer, consultant and head of Stardust Visual and former executive director and CEO of the Maryland Science Center (MSC), reflects on his experience in the field to analyze the role of government advocacy in financing science center projects. Andorter explains how the relationship between community institutions and ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Elaine Reynoso Haynes, of the Universum, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, outlines the elements of creating a succesful "glocal" exhibit. "Glocal" exhibits promote awareness and citizen involvement related to a global issue within a local context. An exhibit for the Science Museum of the State of ... »

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