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  • Earth & Sky Radio Series
    Date: 12/01/1999
    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 ... »
  • National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Center for Integrating Research and Learning
    Date: 11/30/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Magnet Lab has a strong commitment to education. Through the Center for Integrating Research & Learning, the lab supports educational programming at all academic levels: K-12, technical, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral. Please explore the links listed to the left to find out more about the depth of our educational resources for ... »
  • Summative Evaluation of "Island of the Sharks"
    Date: 11/22/1999
    Resource Category: Summative
    A summative evaluation in Jersey City, New Jersey at the Liberty Science Center’s IMAX® Dome Theater was carried out with adult (18+ years) viewers. A quasi-experimental separate-sample pretest/posttest design was used. "Island of the Sharks" made a positive impact on sample adult audience member’s knowledge of topics presented in the film and was ... »
  • PEEP and the Big, Wide World
    Date: 11/15/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WGBH is undertaking a planning phase to develop "PEEP and the Big, Wide World," a daily, half-hour series for the preschool and kindergarten public television audience. The series will use the explorations and adventures of a newly-hatched chick and his animal friends as the foundation for an initiative in early childhood science and math ... »
  • Volcanoes of the Abyss -- Deep Water Test Shoot
    Date: 11/15/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Stephen Low Productions, Inc., is testing the viability of shooting large format film of volcanic vents on the deep ocean floor. The tests will be carried out during the course of the currently scheduled November,1999, dives involving the deep sea submersible, Alvin, at the 9 Degree North site on the East Pacific Rise. The expedition plans to ... »
  • READING RAINBOW: Literature-based Math (and Science)
    Date: 10/10/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Reading Rainbow is a long running, highly acclaimed children's television series designed to engage children in reading. Over the years, the series has incorporated both a science strand and a mathematics strand. Nebraskans for Public Television is now producing two additional math-focused programs and one integrated math/science program. These ... »
  • Texas Dinosaurs: How Do We Know? -- Regional Dissemination of Science Inquiry Exhibits and Educational Programs on Paleontology
    Date: 10/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History will develop "Texas Dinosaurs: How Do We Know? -- Regional Dissemination of Science Inquiry Exhibits and Educational Programs on Paleontology." This will be a major permanent and portable exhibition project that will be accompanied by an array of educational programs for formal and informal audiences ... »
  • Interactive Experiences Introducing Polymer Science
    Date: 10/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Inventure Place will present "Interactive Experiences Introducing Polymer Science." This planning grant will enable Inventure Place and its partner, the College of Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Akron, to conduct audience research and prototyping and resolve design issues for the development of an integrated program of ... »
  • InterActive Earth
    Date: 10/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Space Science Institute will present Earth System Science (ESS) in a new project called "InterActive Earth," which includes a 6,000-square foot traveling exhibition and a comprehensive education program. Earth System Science is a holistic study of the Earth that concentrates on the interactions between Earth's various subsystems and how ... »
  • Families Exploring Science Together
    Date: 10/01/1999
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The New Jersey Academy of Natural Sciences, The Franklin Institute Science Museum, the New Jersey State Aquarium, and the Philadelphia Zoo request $957,158. The consortium of Philadelphia area science museums jointly with community-based organizations will design and implement a science experience that will stimulate, encourage, and enrich ... »

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