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  • Tissues of Life: Exhibition Summative Evaluation
    Date: 10/01/2004
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) was contracted by the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) to evaluate Tissues of Life, an exhibition funded by the National Institutes of Health. Data collection took place at the SMM in July and August 2004. The evaluation documents the impact and effectiveness of the exhibition through timing and ... »
  • MEDMYST: Dissemination Phase II
    Date: 09/30/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    MEDMYST: Dissemination Phase II A Phase I grant, The Reconstructors Investigate Medical Mysteries, from the National Center for Research Resources (R25 RR15295) funded the creation and field-test of innovative web-based materials targeted for middle school students. The product has come to be known as MEDMYST.It is an episodic adventure series ... »
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Museum Exhibition/Program, Phase I/II
    Date: 09/27/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM)--in collaboration with scientists at the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy and Academic Health Center; the Minnesota Department of Health, and the Minnesota Antibiotic Resistance Collaborative--requests a Phase 1/11five-year SEPA grant of $1,250,000 to develop a ... »
  • Health and Biomedical Science for a Diverse Community (Phase I)
    Date: 09/17/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI), in collaboration with the Hall of Health, a hands-on health museum, proposes a three-year Phase I SEPA project entitled "Health and Biomedical Science for a Diverse Community." The project entails development of a novel, interactive biomedical science curriculum for 4th and 5th grade students ... »
  • Serial Passage: AIDS, Race, and Culture
    Date: 05/04/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Serial Passage: AIDS, Race, and Culture is a multi-part documentary series. The Long-term goals are: 1) to produce a documentary series exploring the specific and devastating impact of H.I.V./AIDS upon Africans and African-Americans; and 2) to create a heightened understanding of the need for H.I.V. prevention among the high-risk group of young, ... »
  • Tissues of Life: Exhibition Remedial Evaluation, Program Summative Evaluation, and Web Summative Evaluation
    Date: 12/01/2003
    Resource Category: Remedial
    The Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM) contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to simultaneously conduct a remedial evaluation of the exhibition Tissues of Life and its associated elements: the Web site with the same name, presentations at the Demonstration Station, and the What is Life?, play. The National Institutes of Health ... »
  • Heart of the Matter
    Date: 09/30/2003
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Through the lens of cardiovascular health and wellness, The Heart of the Matter, a 5,000 square foot exhibition, will explore the science and technology that support medical efforts, advances, and discoveries. In order to promote interest and education in the basic science that underlies the health sciences, The Heart of the Matter draws on the ... »
  • Investigate Health!
    Date: 09/30/2003
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project will partner The Museum with researchers from local health science organizations, including the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and Duke University Medical Center, to create an interactive exhibition and a series of monthly public programs. Investigate Health! will further understanding of children's health ... »
  • Broadening of a Basic Race and Gender Equity Project - Phase II
    Date: 09/30/2003
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The long-term goal of this project is to expand and disseminate our innovative internship and near-peer mentoring models for minority youth and women in the biomedical sciences, thus increasing the number of minority students participating in the quantitative disciplines. Dissemination and expansion of the program will take place in three steps: ( ... »
  • BioTrac National Replication Project - Phase II
    Date: 09/30/2003
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Miami Museum of Science, in collaboration with University of Miami's (UM) School of Medicine, is requesting a Phase II grant to support national replication of the Biomedical Training, Research and College Prep (BioTrac) Project. The goal of Phase I, now in its final year of funding, was to develop a replicable model aimed at increasing the ... »