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  • Date: 11/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This is a request from Claypoint Productions for 124,700 of a total budget of $526,178 to produce a one-hour prime-time documentary program on the Wright Brothers, the processes of science and engineering used in their work, and the science and technology behind their development of the airplane. The PBS program will cover the subjects of ... »
  • Date: 10/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    "Atmospheric Explorations: Participatory, Computer-Based Simulations of the Weather" is a collaborative project of Augsburg College and the Science Museum of Minnesota. The purpose of the project is to enhance the interest and skills of museum visitors and students in science by providing a highly interactive exhibit environmental that allows the ... »
  • Date: 07/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WGBH Educational Foundation seeks support from NSF to add a Science Unit to its Descriptive Video Service. In their original proposal they cited three objectives: to produce universally available narrative audio descriptions of public television science program for visually impaired Americans, to disseminate information regarding the availability ... »
  • Date: 07/01/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    NOVA'S CENTURY OF DISCOVERY is a series of five prime-time documentary specials to be shown nationally over the Public Broadcasting Service(PBS) during late 1997 or early 1998. Altogether the programs will tell a sweeping story, celebrating the end of a remarkable century of discovery when science advance further than in all previous centuries ... »
  • Date: 06/10/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Computer Museum in Boston, MA is requesting a SGER of $49,000 to support preliminary research into the use of virtual reality as a tool for informal science. Using a virtual reality environment of the human cell, they will test to determined: 1) if people gain a physical understanding of the human cell, including a sense of scale, the shape ... »
  • Date: 04/10/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    ONE, TWO, THREE...INFINITY: The World of Mathematics is a series of eight one-hour films about math in the real world. It will be produced by WQED/Pittsburgh for prime-time broadcast on the 340 PBS stations and in many foreign countries. The goal of the series is not to "teach" math but to show, in an entertaining fashion, the importance of math ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1993
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    SOUNDPRINT, the weekly half-hour nationally broadcast public radio documentary series, proposes a 16-program SOUNDPRINT SCIENCE SERIES comprising four thematic components of four programs each, which explore and examine current issues and ideas in the areas of 1) Biodiversity and Species Management; 2) Invasions: The Predator and the Prey; 3) ... »
  • Date: 01/01/1993
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this paper, the Franklin Institute's Ann Mintz discusses the managerial challenges associated with evaluation projects. Mintz explains how evaluators teeter on a continuum serving as both as artists and educators throughout the evaluation process. She cites evidence from an ongoing project at the Franklin Institute called the The Franklin ... »