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  • Date: 11/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Bonnie Sachatello-Sawyer, director, and Teresa Cohn, assistant director, both of the "Native Waters" project at Montana State University-Bozeman, discusses this four-year, informal science education program that works closely with community education leaders from 28 Native American tribes in the Missouri River Basic to teach ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2004
    Resource Category: Formative
    This study was commissioned to provide systematic feedback regarding visitor experience of the Low-Carb Craze exhibits (about nutrition and dieting) in Current Science Central. The principal issues to be investigated were about the interpretive experience: are visitors getting the idea that this is about current science information?; do visitors ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Land Information Access Association seeks funds to support planning activities related to "Listening to the River," a project that will ultimately result in a new model for engaging teens and adults in environmental activities that can be transferred to other community groups and institutions. This long-term project focuses on an ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2004
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Materials Research Society (MRS) contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to evaluate a traveling exhibition developed by the Ontario Science Center, funded by the National Science Foundation. The evaluation documents the impact and effectiveness of the traveling exhibition and its associated Web site using timing and tracking ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The California Academy of Sciences will develop, evaluate and disseminate exhibits and programs designed to communicate to public audiences the results of research including a biotic inventory of the amphibians and reptiles of Myanmar. Using innovative trading cards for kids, updates to current research exhibits, a poster highlighting research, a ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    After-School Program Exploring Science (APEX) proposes to develop and implement a training model that will enhance the capacity of community-based after-school programs to provide science-learning opportunities for children ages 5-10. Capacity building will center on expanding the human resource base as well as access to hands-on resources that ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This paper describes findings from a Ph.D. study of visitors, particularly non-museum visitors, at two university art museums in Hong Kong. This study contributes to the literature on museum education in Hong Kong, which is a relatively new area of study in Asia. This study is also the first museum visitor survey done on a university population in ... »
  • Date: 06/15/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Cornell University, through Main Street Science (the education program of its Nanobiotechnology Center), proposes to create a 3,500 sq. ft. traveling exhibition on nanoscale science and engineering in partnership with Sciencenter of Ithaca, New York. Intellectual Merit: The exhibition will address two questions: How do we see things too small to ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2004
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Nanoscale science and engineering study and create materials and devices on the molecular scale. The Nanobiotechnology Center, a National Science Foundation supported Science and Technology Center, collaborated with Ithaca, New York's Sciencenter, a hands-on museum, and Painted Universe, Inc. an exhibition design-and-fabrication team, to create It ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Graham Farmelo, senior research fellow the Science Museum, London, and director of the Dana Centre, discusses the development and success of this adults-only center, the first of its kind, operated by the museum. The goal of the Dana Centre is host events and deliberations that impact local and national science research policy. ... »