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  • Date: 12/19/2008
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In a refereed journal in the food and agriculture sector, papers were tracked over a five-year period during the introduction of electronic submissions. Papers originated in the Americas and Pacific region and were processed in Canada. Acceptance times for revised papers were reduced (P ... »
  • Date: 12/19/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The Exploratorium explainer program is not only important to the young people involved, but is an integral part of the museum culture. This initiative that started to help the youth of our community has blossomed into a program that has been very helpful to the science centre. In fact, the institution would not be complete without the fresh energy ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report is intended to provide guidance for policy makers on the use of computer games for learning. It is a concise summary of the main debates around games and learning. It identifies significant ambiguities or evidential absences that should be considered in any serious attempt to understand the role of computer games in children's learning ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    In 2008, Goodman Research Group, Inc. (GRG) conducted summative evaluation of Absolute Zero, a collaborative effort of the University of Oregon's Cryogenic Helium Turbulence Laboratory and Twin Cities Public Television. The films were produced by Meridian/Windfall Productions, Washington DC, and/Windfall Films in London, UK. Outreach was ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Independent Production Fund is producing a three-part public television series focusing on the latest research in the science of music. The programs will explore how cutting-edge science is revealing new connections between music and the human mind and body, the natural world and the cosmos. The series will follow researchers from a variety of ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Shared Signing Science Planning Project will develop a prototype of a web-based Signing Science Pictionary. The prototype will be piloted to families and caretakers of deaf and hard of hearing children to study the feasibility and effectiveness of the learning technology and identify the activities that are most effective in helping deaf ... »
  • Date: 09/19/2008
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Science magazines have an important role in disseminating scientific knowledge into the public sphere and in discussing the broader scope affected by scientific research such as technology, ethics and politics. Student-run science magazines afford opportunities for future scientists, communicators, politicians and others to practice communicating ... »
  • Date: 09/19/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The world, all at once, has become a small world. Not only owing to TV, satellites and the Internet that allow us to jump from side to side of our planet in a click. But also owing to a phenomenon that evokes dry lands, devastating rains, tsunamis and hurricanes, torrid summers and melting glaciers: global warming. In the heated argument on this ... »
  • Date: 09/19/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Artists create new aesthetics to communicate new messages and new concerns. Apprehension about the climate, its changes, global warming and a disposition to anxiously running after an ideal sustainable development are part of the issues we all now experience with a certain degree of anxiety. This is why the sensitive antennae of artists have ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This is the summative evaluation of Statistics for Action (SfA). The mixed-methods evaluation included both process (project implementation) and impact (project effectiveness) assessments. It was posited a cascade-like impact of SfA, in which new materials would be developed by TERC staff; a host of environmental organizations would be trained to ... »

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