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  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    If there is a peculiarity in the way of doing science and in the way of communicating science in Brazil, it is in the use of the idea of "deficit" in political and economic discourses, as well as in the discourses of socio-technical networks. Our proposal here is not to affirm or reject the existence of this deficit, but rather to understand its ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2004
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This study was designed to contribute to a small but growing body of knowledge on the influence of gender in technology-rich collaborative learning environments. The study examined middle school students’ attitudes towards using computers and working in groups during scientific inquiry. Students’ attitudes towards technology and group work were ... »
  • Date: 10/10/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The "Crafting & Evaluating Interactive Educational Websites" conference will be developed through a collaboration between the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology and the Exploratorium. The PIs will develop and host a three-day invitational conference focusing on the practice of interactive web site design, development, evaluation and ... »
  • Date: 10/10/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The "Crafting & Evaluating Interactive Educational Websites" conference will be developed through a collaboration between the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology and the Exploratorium. The PIs will develop and host a three-day invitational conference focusing on the practice of interactive web site design, development, evaluation and ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Understanding the Science Connected to Technology (USCT) targets information technology (IT) experiences in a comprehensive training program and professional support system for students and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Participants have opportunities to assume leadership roles as citizen volunteers within ... »
  • Date: 09/10/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This comprehensive ITEST project would provide sixty middle and high school teachers with an introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies. The project, which brings together a leadership team of educators, science researchers and experts in resource management, is based at the University of ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center entitled New England Nanomanufacturing Center for Enabling Tools is a partnership between Northeastern University, the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the University of New Hampshire, and Michigan State University. The NSEC unites 34 investigators from 9 departments. The NSEC is likely to impact ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Michele Schilten, science manager for School Services at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, explains how the new Biotechnology Learning Center (BLC) helps bridge the gap between Indianapolis school students and museum programs. Schilten also outlines the variety of other resources that the museum provides teachers to use in ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Chad Johnson, experiential educator at the Edgerton Explorit Center (EEC) in Aurora, Nebraska, discusses how the institution positions itself as a "science oasis" that has developed creative ways to meet the needs of both rural and urban schools. Johnson discusses how EEC uses technology, enrichment programming and a strong ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    EarthTalk, Inc. will develop and air 24 90-second shows per year for three years on the subject of nanotechnology on the Earth & Sky radio program. They will partner with Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), Boston; Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility (CNF), Cornell University; and Center for Biological and Environmental ... »

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