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  • 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 ... »
  • Life's New Frontier: Public Health Genetics Phase I/II
    Date: 09/28/2002
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Tech Museum of Innovation and Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Genetics have established longterm partnership to enable the public to draw connections between modern genetics research and choices they face about their health. Together we will develop, produce, evaluate, and disseminate Life's New Frontier, a dynamic ... »
  • Public Understanding of Science: A Literature Review
    Date: 08/01/2002
    Resource Category: Literature Review
    In April 2001, the Museum of Science in Boston launched the Current Science & Technology Center, an effort to address leading edge research for school and public audiences and to provide depth and context for science and technology stories in the news within a museum context and through various outreach methods. The Museum of Science (MOS), in ... »
  • Nature of Aging
    Date: 09/30/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Nature of Aging project presents the biology of senescence to families and K-12 students through interactive exhibits and museum experiences. Senescence is perhaps the most complex and least understood biological process, yet it is also a universal experience marked by signs we all recognize. Aging has great relevance in the twenty-first ... »
  • Health Outreach Caravan (Phases I and II)
    Date: 07/16/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Alaska is a vast state with a widely dispersed population, lack of road access to most communities, natural barriers such as large expanses of wilderness, mountain ranges, rivers, some of the harshest weather anywhere, and high costs of travel. Providing adequate health programs, services and information to Alaska's remote and largely underserved ... »
  • Inside Cancer, Multimedia Education Resources for Cancer
    Date: 01/29/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Internet has seen an explosive growth in the past few years, and masses of information on cancer are readily available to anyone with a live connection. Unfortunately, the vast majority of this information is presented in long test passages, with few illustrations and non multi- media elements to increase user interest. Absent are materials ... »
  • Molecules and Health: Exhibition and Education Program
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The New York Hall of Science, partnering with biomedical researchers, educators and the Association of Science-Technology Centers, is planning to develop, test, (Phase I) and nationally disseminate (Phase II) a new exhibition titled Molecules and Health. This exhibition will engage middle and high-school students and the general public in inquiry- ... »
  • Bone Zone
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Found in gravesites. Buried in the backyard. Lurking and scaring neighbors at Halloween. The stuff of legendary Hollywood horror films. But, in reality, bones are so much more. They are the living, growing framework of life. Bone Zone, a dynamic traveling exhibit to be developed by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, will let visitors explore ... »
  • KY H.E.R.O.S.--Health Education Rural Outreach Scientists
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    KY-H.E.R.O.S. (Health Education Rural Outreach Scientists) is a health science education program that partners the largest science center in Kentucky with Science Heroes-- important regional biomedical research scientists. The Science Heroes, their stories and their studies serve as inspiration to our rural audience. The project objectives are to ... »
  • Bodylink: A Health Sciences Update Center
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Maryland Science Center, in cooperation with the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, developed and produced BodyLink, a unique health sciences update center. The group did so with support from the National Institutes of Health SEPA (Science Education Partnership Award) Program, BodyLink, which ... »