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  • Date: 05/01/1999
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Respected museum professional and consultant Kathleen McLean examines the shift towards a more participatory culture of display and exhibition in museums. She cites numerous examples from different types of museums and the approaches they have taken in trying to better understand their visitors and become more visitor-centered. She lays open the ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Midwestern Wild Weather is a traveling exhibition designed to reach the target audiences in the small/rural communities and the science centers and museums in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Michigan. This is a three-year project to replicate five of a set of nine interactive exhibits on the topic of Wild Weather. This exhibition is ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1999
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Current empirical research in science and technology studies provides new and different views of science and scientists that contrast markedly with the mythical views that underlie many curricular efforts geared toward increasing scientific literacy. If descriptions of science and scientists that emerge from science and technology studies are ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Self Reliance Foundation, the fiscal agent for the Hispanic Radio Network, is producing a weekly, live, one-hour Spanish radio talk show. The show would introduce audiences to current breakthroughs in the sciences through science updates, interviews with research scientists and educators, and audience call-ins. The editorial plan is that ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium will develop an exhibition entitled " Traits of Life: Exploratory Exhibits in the Life Sciences". There will be two versions. The first will be a 4,500 sq.-ft. exhibit that will include about 35 life science interactive modules and will be installed at the Exploratorium. Following an evaluation period, about 20 of the exhibits ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Big Ideas Entertainment, Inc. is producing a coherent test sequence, 30-seconds to 1-minute in length, that combines character animation with live action footage. The purpose is to assess the different methods of animation and compositing to produce an appropriate "marriage" between animation and live action footage, including testing the SANDDE ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Design Technology in After School Programs is a collaboration between science centers and community-based programs to provide "hands on" activities for children age 6-10 in an informal setting. This project enables science centers and community-based organizations to use their expertise to conduct outreach for students and their parents using ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Franklin Institute proposes to develop Kid Science, a 4,000 square foot, bi-level, core exhibit space for parents and children ages 5-8 years old. Kid Science will accomplish two parallel goals: First, it will provide parents information and insight about K-4 National Science Education Standards, theories of learning and development, and ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Hudson River Museum (HRM) will develop Hudson Riverama: An Interactive, Long-term Exhibition for Families and School Children. This will be a 2000 sq. ft. exhibit and will take the form of a trip along the Hudson River. Part I, "The Journey," will introduce seven distinct river environments from Lake Tear in the Clouds to the New York Harbor. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is producing a large format film that examines the sun and the relationship between the earth, its inhabitants, and our mother star. SOLARMAX will present some of the newest discoveries about the sun and will place special emphasis on the defining impact of the sun on human life and culture. The ... »

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