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  • SIMHEALTH: System Dynamics and Health Education
    Date: 09/30/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This Phase I SEPA proposal supports a consortium of science and education partners that will develop System Dynamics (SD) computer models to illustrate basic health science concepts. The consortium includes Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU), Portland Public Schools (PPS), Saturday Academy, and the Portland VA Medical Center. SD is a ... »
  • Hispanic Role Model and Science Education Project
    Date: 09/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Self-Reliance Foundation (SRF) requests Phase II support from NIH for the "Hispanic Role Model and Science Education Outreach Project." The project's goal is to develop daily, nationally broadcast, Spanish-language radio programming which encourages the development of science literacy in relation to biomedical research, introduces careers in ... »
  • Internet Neuroscience Resource - Phase I
    Date: 07/15/1997
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Internet, specifically the World Wide Web (WWW), has the potential to deliver science education materials directly to classrooms, media centers, libraries and homes. The current application seeks to use this new technology through a collaborative effort of an active scientist and a group of middle school science teachers to develop, ... »
  • Expand Biorap Newsletter Distribution and Evaluation
    Date: 09/01/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    BioRAP is a health science newsletter developed for 6th to 8th grade youngsters. It was developed by the Education Committee of Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE) Inc. The newsletter arose in response to increasing requests from school teachers to CURE-s speaker bureau for presentations on certain health related topics. The ... »
  • Multimedia for Middle Grades Life Science Ed Ref II
    Date: 05/17/1995
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    We will develop two CD-ROM based interactive multimedia resources for middle school students, based on print modules from Stanford's Middle Grades Life Science Education Curriculum project, which is funded by the national Science Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York. One multimedia title will cover the cardio-respiratory systems, ... »
  • Partnerships for Diversity in Biomedical Science (Phase II)
    Date: 08/31/1994
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The primary purpose of the proposed grant is to support the dissemination and institutionalization of a model of educational partnerships among academic medical centers, undergraduate colleges, and local school systems. This model was created under the umbrella of AAMC's Project 3000 by 2000 . With support from SEPA, during 1994-1997 we will ... »
  • Constraints on Learning in Nonprivileged Domains
    Date: 01/01/1994
    Resource Category: Research Products
    Constraints on learning, rather than being unique to evolutionarily privileged domains, may operate in nonprivileged domains as well. Understanding of the goals that strategies must meet seems to play an especially important role in these domains in constraining the strategies even before they use them. THe presente experiments showed that ... »
  • Universe Within
    Date: 09/30/1991
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Public Television station WQED/Pittsburgh, in partnership with five medical research and clinical centers, proposes to develop, test and distribute a national biomedical video education program based on "The Universe Within," a planned PBS series. The project is intended to bring scientists and clinicians into closer contact with pre-college ... »
  • National Traveling AIDS Exhibit and Education Program
    Date: 09/30/1991
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The New York Hall of Science, working with the Association of Science-Technology Centers Traveling Exhibition Service proposes to develop, test and nationally tour a 500 square foot hands-on exhibition and associated education materials for use by students, teachers, and families on AIDS and the human immune system. The program will be targeted at ... »
  • AAAS Black Church Health Connection Project
    Date: 09/30/1991
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The AAAS Black Church Health Connection Project, with funding from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), has developed and field tested a guidebook/manual of hands-on and participatory life science activities and a training/orientation program for use in non-religious education programs in churches that serve the African-American ... »