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  • Tissue Engineering Show and Educational Partnership
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The investigators address a major educational challenge by introducing a novel format and content for science education, (a) building on past successes; (b) combining development and dissemination at a new level; and (c) centered around an interactive planetarium show aimed to inform the public on an emerging scientific discipline and medical ... »
  • Health Science Education Partnership (HSEP)
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The overall goal of this project is to further develop and test one high-potential current health science research dissemination strategy initially prototyped as part of the SEPA Phase I development of the Museum of Science-s Current Science & Technology Center: updateable interactive digital multimedia displays on current research that can be ... »
  • Journey to Planet Earth-Phase I and II
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    JOURNEY TO PLANET EARTH is a new television science series and outreach initiative from Emmy award- winning producers Marilyn and Hal Weiner. With a comprehensive informal and formal education program designed by the Chicago Academy of Sciences, the project will educate and motivate millions of people about the most important health and ... »
  • My Home, Planet Earth
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Children's Museum of Houston (CMH) and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) collaborated to create and travel a museum exhibit on children's environmental health for a target audience of children 5-10, their parents, caregivers, and teachers. My Home Planet Earth (MHPE) is based on the NIH-funded, interdisciplinary My Health My World educational ... »
  • Development of a Microscope Imaging Station - Phase I
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Working in collaboration with biomedical researchers from universities in the San Francisco area, across the nation, and abroad, the Exploratorium proposes to develop a high-quality microscopic imaging station for use by museum visitors, students, teachers and Internet visitors. This facility will utilize the highest quality optics and state-of- ... »
  • 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- ... »
  • Biomedical Training, Research, and College Prep (BioTRAC) - Phase I
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    BioTrac will expand opportunities in biomedicine for low-income, first-generation college-bound high school students, increasing the number interested in, and prepared to enter, the biomedical research pipeline. Specific objectives are to: (1) Raise awareness of careers in biomedicine and provide students with real-world biomedical research ... »
  • Basic Race/ Gender Equity Program for Science Education
    Date: 09/30/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The long-term goal is to broaden our model program that currently targets African-American populations in the national capital area. The aim of the program is to: a) educate junior and senior high students and elementary school teachers directly; and b) provide opportunities for exploration of health-related sciences for the public at large (via ... »
  • Medical Mysteries From History--The Reconstructors
    Date: 08/01/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    We propose to leverage the power of the Internet and the appeal of on-line gaming environments for middle school students to create a new type of learning resource in science. Case histories of medical discovery will be transformed into "problem- based" multimedia mysteries for students to solve. Through prior research we have developed and field ... »
  • Internet Neuroscience Resource - Phase II
    Date: 07/01/2000
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project will disseminate neuroscience materials to secondary school science teachers via a CD-ROM. These materials will be evaluated to 1) determine changes in student attitudes toward science; 2) to assess changes in student knowledge of neuroscience concepts and 3) to quantify how students and teachers are using the Internet Neuroscience ... »

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