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  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The ethnography presented by van Eijck and Roth focuses on the activities of people involved in a government funded internship program in conservation and restoration, which was offered by a 'multidisciplinary research center' through a local First Nation adult education center. The internship was designed, in partnership with a local non-profit ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2010
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    In 2009, the Monterey Bay Aquarium began looking at new ways to interpret its Seafood Watch program. This nationwide conservation program strives to educate the public about the importance of buying sustainable seafood. As part of the program, the Aquarium publishes a printed pocket guide that lists the types of seafood consumers should buy and ... »
  • 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
    This 31 question instrument evaluates students' attitudes towards the environment including nature, pollution, and living environments. ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This workshop will develop a new, comprehensive, research-based framework for assessing environmental literacy. By bringing together, for the first time, experts in research, assessment, and evaluation from the fields of science education, environmental education, and related social science fields, this project will access and build its work on ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Nurture Nature Foundation’s Flood Forum project, funded by a two-year National Science Foundation (NSF) planning grant effective August 1, 2009, explored innovative means to promote science learning by and for local communities. The NSF planning grant allowed Nurture Nature Foundation (NNF) to develop a model of outreach for science centers ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico collaborated with RK&A to study the impact of its Citizen Science program, a NSF-funded project designed to involve local Spanish-speaking citizens in scientific research that contributes to growing knowledge about the Trust's biodiversity and land management efforts. The Citizen Science program underwent ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report reviews the findings from The Botany of Desire summative evaluation as supported by the responses of the adult audience that viewed and gave feedback on the PBS version of the program when viewed at home. The evaluation examined the appeal, clarity, and educational impact of the program, focusing on the goals identified in the project' ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Front-End
    This report presents the results of a front-end exploration study conducted at Boston Children's Museum in September and November, 2010. This front-end study was designed to determine visitors' existing knowledge of the living things and natural processes in their neighborhood, and more importantly, their level(s) of interest in finding out more ... »

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