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  • Date: 10/19/2018
    Resource Category: Glossary/Index
    The Sloan Science & Film Teacher's Guide indexes by scientific subject matter over 50 short fiction films funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, that can be streamed for free anytime. The Guide offers an introduction, teaching framework, study questions, and additional resources. Each film is correlated with Next Generation Science ... »
  • Date: 10/14/2018
    Resource Category: Book
    There are many reasons to be curious about the way people learn, and the past several decades have seen an explosion of research that has important implications for individual learning, schooling, workforce training, and policy. In 2000, How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition was published and its influence has ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This research in service to practice project will examine the impact of a 12-year statewide science field trip program called LabVenture. This hands-on program in discovery and inquiry brings middle school students and teachers across the State of Maine to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine to become fully immersed in ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    As part of its overall strategy to enhance learning in informal environments, the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program funds innovative research, approaches and resources for use in a variety of settings. Informal STEM educational activities have proliferated widely in the US over the last 20 years. Additional research will further ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2018
    Resource Category: Research
    Why do scientists volunteer to be involved in public engagement in science? What are the barriers that can prevent them participating in dialogue with society? What can be done to facilitate their participation? We report the outcomes of a series of focus groups conducted with the young scientists who volunteered in SISSA for schools (S4S), the ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2018
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    During the school year of 2017-2018, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (Fairchild) implemented the second year of a four-year project entitled: Growing Beyond Earth (GBE). NASA is providing funding support for project implementation as well as an external project evaluation. The evaluation activities conducted this year were focused on ... »
  • Date: 05/07/2018
    Resource Category: Report
    In the United States, broad study in an array of different disciplines —arts, humanities, science, mathematics, engineering— as well as an in-depth study within a special area of interest, have been defining characteristics of a higher education. But over time, in-depth study in a major discipline has come to dominate the curricula at many ... »
  • Date: 04/21/2018
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2018 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium in El Paso, TX. It describes an ethnographic study to investigate how an exemplary scientist engaged high school students with humor during a project-based learning science internship. ... »
  • Date: 04/21/2018
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2018 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium in El Paso, TX. It discusses the difficulty faced by high school students in generating project ideas, and seeks to identify different activities and methods that instructors use to facilitate the development of project ideas in a project- ... »
  • Date: 04/21/2018
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2018 Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) Symposium in El Paso, TX. It describes challenges and lessons learned regarding the use of cogenerative dialogues (cogens) in the context of a project-based learning environment. ... »

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