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  • Date: 12/30/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    Archaeology education activities in informal science learning settings are an underutilized, but effective strategy for teaching science inquiry skills in socially and culturally relevant contexts. This project investigated the potential for archaeological content and inquiry strategies to help informal science learning institutions increase ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    “Science for All” is a mantra that has guided science education reform and practice for the past 20 years or so. Unfortunately, after 20 years of “Science for All” guided policy, research, professional development, and curricula African Americans continue to participate in the scientific enterprise in numbers that are staggeringly low. What is ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2010
    Resource Category: Self-Assessment
    The tool assess youth’s critical thinking ability by examining the following constructs: Reasoning, Enquiry, Analysis/Information Processing, Flexibility. ... »
  • Date: 12/02/2010
    Resource Category: Survey
    This instrument is for measuring the attitudes toward science in seventh- and eighth-grade students. The instrument can be used to investigate the relationship between science achievement and attitude toward science in school. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report is the National Education Technology Plan (NETP) submitted by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to Congress. It presents five goals with recommendations for states, districts, the federal government, and other stakeholders. Each goal addresses one of the five essential components of learning powered by technology: Learning, ... »
  • 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: Peer-reviewed article
    If the schools can provide the instructional boost and afterschool can offer the engaging enrichment, students will have what they deserve: the best of both worlds. ... »
  • 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: 09/27/2010
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Climate change science is becoming a more frequent and integral part of the middle school curriculum. This project, NASA Data in My Field Trip, proposes to leverage a regional network of Informal Science Institutions (ISIs) committed to climate change education, the Global Climate Change Consortium (GC3). This project will support climate change ... »

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