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  • Date: 12/19/2014
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this book, Brian G. Southwell discusses how disparities in information-sharing arise and what can be done to alleviate them. In all sorts of ways and for all sorts of reasons, people have always sought to share information among their family and other social networks. However, this sharing has never been equal: inevitably, some people are ... »
  • Date: 03/16/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    There is a movement afoot to turn the acronym STEM—which stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into STEAM by adding the arts. Science educators have finally begun to realize that the skills required by innovative STEM professionals include arts and crafts thinking. Visual thinking; recognizing and forming patterns; modeling ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Carolyn Sutterfield, ASTC's editor, reviews the success and controversy of the extremely popular "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body" exhibition. Sutterfield outlines four reasons for its success including its roots in a best-seller book, its developers, its effective use of children's language and humor, and its ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2006
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Grant Troop, director of business planning and operations at the Ontario Science Centre, and Nicola Lisus, principal at Yellowbric-Holman Exhibitions, Inc., discuss the blockbuster "Marvel Super Heroes Science Exhibition." Troop and Lisus briefly describe the development and design of the exhibit as well as lessons learned. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2001
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Randi Korn, director, and Johanna Jones, senior associate, both at Randi Korn & Associates, describe their recent evaluation work on an exhibition at the Minnesota Children's Museum. The exhibit, "Go Figure!" was designed to introduce early math concepts to 2- to 7- year olds through child-size environments based on familiar ... »