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  • Date: 11/01/1992
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The daily radio series EARTH AND SKY began airing nationally on September 30, 1991. It consists of 2-minute programs about Earth science and astronomy. Produced in association with the American Geophysical Union, it is designed for people of all ages. Its aim is to make science accessible and interesting to millions whose common bond is that they ... »
  • Date: 08/01/1992
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Challenger Center for Space Science Education located in Alexandria, Virginia, a nonprofit organization with a mission to increase the number of youth interested in science and space, is requesting $303,170 over two years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a new scenario for its Challenger Learning Centers. Located in ... »
  • Date: 08/01/1992
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    George Awad, an artisan noted for his superb architectural models turned his talent to pursue his personal fascination with science and astronomy. The results was a preliminary prototype of a stunningly detailed and beautiful exhibit called "Model of the Universe by Powers of Ten". A special showing of the exhibit by the Planetary Society drew ... »
  • Date: 07/15/1992
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The excitement of astrophysical research and discovery is brought into the high school science and mathematics classes through a flexible set of student activities and projects on variable stars. The project includes a computerized database, of 400,000 measurements of brightness of 150 variable stars in five constellations over 25 years, from ... »
  • Date: 07/15/1992
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Lowell Observatory astronomers will collaborate with educators, museum specialists, and planetarium professional to design and implement a unique series of interactive science education exhibits entitled Tools of the Astronomer. The exhibits will capitalize on widespread interest in astronomy to illustrate the research process, demonstrate the ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1992
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This report presents the results of a front-end evaluation for the upcoming exhibit entitled, "Electric Space: The Sun-Earth Environment" at the National Air and Space Museum. Front-end evaluation is often conducted to provide exhibit planners with information about their audience during the planning stages of an exhibit. This front-end evaluation ... »