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  • Date: 09/01/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    A study to assess the impact of school field trips on attitudes, behavior, and learning was conducted with 196 third and fifth grade children. Half the children went on an all-day field trip to a nature center to learn about the biology of trees; the other half were taught the same lesson outside their classroom during their regular science period ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Parking meters, appointments, bus schedules and lunch hours; hunger, mental fatigue, and physical exhaustion--the duration of a museum visit is related to a variety of factors that we all realize, but often seem to forget. The time a visitor spends is more than seconds, minutes, and hours; it is a measure of constraints, needs, and values. THe ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1982
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This article challenges the assumption that scientists have no experiences with the press. It surveys scientists and concludes that most would welcome contact with journalists. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1880
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The North American Bird Phenology Program houses a unique and largely forgotten collection of six million Migration Observer Cards that illuminate migration patterns and population status of birds in North America. These handwritten cards contain almost all of what was known of bird status from the Second World War back to the later part of the ... »