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  • Date: 09/15/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Museum of Minnesota will develop a series of "experiment benches" that are to be an unique feature of "labworks," a major new hall of physical science and technology. The small bench-top laboratory exhibits will allow visitors to create their own experiments and to become informally but directly involved in the experimental process. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project is aimed at perfecting and testing a new instructional method to improve the effectiveness of introductory physics teaching. the methods has two chief characteristics: 1) a systematic challenge to common sense misconceptions about the physical world, and 2) an emphasis on models and modeling as basic to physical understanding. Two ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Field Museum of Natural History proposes to design and construct an Animal Resource Center of 24,000 square feet in the context of its encompassing larger exhibit, "Diversity and Survival in the Animal Kingdom." The Center will capitalize on the museum synoptic collections of animal mounts and models and will interpret these irreplaceable ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Children's Museum proposes to develop two versions of an interative physical.science exhibit dealing with wave mechanics and the related actions of vibrating and oscillation systems. One version will be a permanent exhibit that is to be a central component in the new science area of the museum, while the other will be a traveling exhibit that ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1989
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Florida Museum of Natural History proposes to prepare two versions of a traveling exhibit in the context of the Columbus Quincentennary. The purposes of the exhibit are to show the natural history of the Caribbean at the time when Columbus arrived and to describe the rapid modification of those natural environments for European economic gain. ... »
  • 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 ... »

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