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  • Date: 09/15/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Pacific Science Center will develop a 7000 sq. ft. traveling exhibit "Other Worlds! Other Beings"? Concerned that the general public is largely uninformed about the results of the years of basic science research carried out by U.S. scientists, this exhibit will provide an opportunity for visitors to learn about the results of this research and ... »
  • Date: 09/10/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Lisboa Associates, Inc. designing, producing, and evaluating a pilot unit for a thirteen-part, $3.5 to $4 million television series for pre-adolescent youth. What's On Your Mind? - The adventures of the Brain Gang will center on the adventures of three youth 'neuro-nauts' who, through special effects combined with animation, will use their skills ... »
  • Date: 09/01/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project conducts action research to learn more about how different groups use technology in meaningful ways, develops approaches that significantly increase access for underrepresented groups, and proposes ways in which technology might be modified or redesigned to engage, address, and represent diverse populations. The project targets ... »
  • Date: 08/10/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project creates and implements a national parent engagement and education campaign. It provides a framework for all parents to explore existing and alternative forms of assessment within the context of changes in current classroom math curriculum and practices. The campaign also provides a mechanism for enhancing communication between ... »
  • Date: 08/10/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Science Museum of Minnesota is developing, producing, and distributing a project on the geography of some of the most dynamic regions of the world. This is a joint venture between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History with additional support from the St. Louis Science Center. The core element of the ... »
  • Date: 07/15/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The AAAS is developing and testing a pilot phase of an on-line website science club for youth. Kinetic City Cyberclub will engage youth in episodic adventures to promote both group and independent exploration. Users will receive carefully crafted, paced challenges as they wind their way through a mystery or other related activity. The adventures ... »
  • Date: 05/24/1996
    Resource Category: Summative
    With major funding from the National Science Foundation, the Museum Film Network and NOVA/WGBH in conjunction with MacGillivray Freeman Films have produced an IMAX/ OMNIMAX film called Stormchasers. Stormchasers follows scientists as they investigate the dramatic weather effects of monsoons, hurricanes, and tornadoes. A quasi-experimental pre-test ... »
  • Date: 05/15/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Discovery will develop and disseminate museum activity manuals and hands-on science activity materials to Magic School Bus museum sites nationwide. These materials will enable participating museums to: o provide enrichment activities, demonstrations, tabletop exhibits, and other science programming to support seasons III and IV of The Magic School ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This grant provides support for Season IV of The Magic School Bus, the fully animated PBS series targeted at youth ages 6-9. Components of Season IV will include 13 new episodes, educational support for teachers and youth leaders, dissemination and presentations at major educational conferences, promotion, and summative evaluation. The new ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1996
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project will examine the implications of the intersection of art, science, and technology as revealed by the events occurring around the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the first general electronic computer, ENIAC-50. The finished product will be radio programming and audio material that presents the coming together of scientists, ... »

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