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  • Date: 08/10/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    "3-2-1 Contact," the nationally broadcast award winning children's public television science series, has been reaching children aged 8-12 with daily half hour science programming since 1980 with support from both the National Science Foundation and the U. S. Department of Education. In seven seasons of production, CTW has produced 225 regular and ... »
  • Date: 08/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Museum of Minnesota proposes to create a national traveling exhibit on grizzly and black bears. Marked by an interdisciplinary approach that will address scientific, ethical, social, and economic issues, the exhibit will deal with research on bear biology, historical ecology, habitat destruction, declining populations, myths and bear ... »
  • Date: 08/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Thames Science Center collaborative with the resources of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Wesleyan University and the National Air and Space Museum will design and develop the project, "Shoot For the Moon." This science education project will capitalize on the attraction, familiarity and proximity of the moon using it as a basis to ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Project Jason Museum Network, comprising a group of some 10 science museums throughout the United States and represented in this proposal by the Franklin Institute, requests partial support of a major experiment in the use of electronic field trips organized by Dr. Robert Ballard and associates at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Over a ... »
  • Date: 03/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Council for the Advancement of Science Writers (CASW), a nonprofit organization of scientists and science writers, will provide an additional four years of New Horizons In Science briefings for science reporters and editors. These annual briefings, which have been conducted since 1963, bring together leading researchers in the most active ... »
  • Date: 02/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The American Museum of Natural History proposes to design and build a new permanent 9,000-square-foot Hall of Human Biology and Evolution over a three-year period. The exhibit is to start out with human biology and then move smoothly to human evolution and the fossil record and other evidences of early humans. The new exhibit will range from the ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This study used a goal-oriented motivation framework. The goals that high school-age adolescents held for their out-of-school learning activities were investigated. Two different approaches to goals were examined: (a) goal setting-the process of specifying desired outcomes and a self-regulated learning strategy, and (b) goal content -the life aims ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Donna M. McElroy, education curator at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center (Pueblo, Colorado), discusses evaluation strategies and key findings used to create and improve a self-guide "birds-eye view" map to the Asian Collection at the Denver Art Museum. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Colorado State University researcher Jerome Dagostino presents a review of three noteworthy museum studies to highlight the variety of different survey techniques used to evaluate art museums. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1989
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this editorial comment, guest editor Ross Loomis introduces an issue of "Visitor Behavior" devoted to examples of art museum audience research. ... »

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