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  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Media and communications technologies play a significant role in disaster management procedures in regards to the mobilization of resources in emergency situations. While the dissemination of warning messages relayed via broadcast technologies have had some positive outcomes in terms of reducing casualties in emergency situations in Bangladesh, ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Knight Williams Research Communications (Knight Williams, Inc), an independent evaluation firm specializing in the development and evaluation of science education media, conducted the summative evaluation for Ice Stories. The evaluation focused on the extent to which the project achieved the goals described in the Exploratorium's grant to the ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Formative
    WHAT IS RIVERWEBS? RiverWebs is an educational documentary film about river food webs and recent pioneering reearch that has explored their relationships to forest food webs, produced for PBS broadcast and DVD distribution RiverWebs uses a dramatic true story shared by several ecologists to engage viewers in the life and science of river ... »
  • Date: 11/30/2010
    Resource Category: Survey
    The tool was created by 4H Nebraska to measure students’ (7-10th graders ) learning and attitudes towards science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The tool also assesses students’ attitude about GPS (Global Positioning Systems) and GIS (Geographical Imaging Systems). ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Lynn Uyen Tran and Catherine Halversen, of the Communicating Ocean Sciences (COS) series at the Lawrence Hall of Science, describes the COS series of university-level courses that prepare future scientists for engaging with the public. The innovative program has created long-lasting partnerships between scientists and educators ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The C-DEBI education program works with audiences at all levels (K-12, general public, undergraduate, graduate and beyond) in formal and informal settings (courses, public lectures, etc.). Sub-programs focus on community college research internships and professional development for graduate students and postdocs. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Laurel Clark Earth Camp was a set of interconnected programs for Middle and High School students and their teachers that help them develop new perspectives on global change. The project was a partnership of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Arizona Project WET at the University of Arizona, and the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    In the project entitled "The GLOBE Program 2010: Collaborative Environmental Research at Local to Global Scales," the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will improve the functionality of the GLOBE Program by providing: (1) new methods, tools, and services to enhance GLOBE Partner and teacher abilities to facilitate inquiry- ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The American Museum of Natural History, in association with several NOAA entities, will be creating a suite of media products employing visualization of Earth-observation data as well as associated professional development programs to expand educational experiences in informal science institutions nationwide. Interactive versions of the ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This informal education project utilizes the Science on a Sphere (SOS) Network to enable meaningful interpretation of real-time weather and climate data by museum docents and visitors viewing SOS exhibits nationwide. The project will generate and provide real-time NOAA weather, climate and ocean data to the SOS Network along with appropriate ... »

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