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  • Date: 06/20/2019
    Resource Category!: Summative
    With funding from the NASA Science Activation program, the Space Science Institute (SSI) launched NASA@ My Library in 2016. The vision of NASA@ My Library was to help public libraries and state library agencies increase NASA and STEM learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the U.S., including those in geographic areas and populations ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2019
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    Scientists are increasingly motivated to engage the public, particularly those who do not or cannot access traditional science education opportunities. Communication researchers have identified shortcomings of the deficit model approach, which assumes that skepticism toward science is based on a lack of information or scientific literacy, and ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2019
    Resource Category!: Report
    This document provides an overview of the STEM Ambassador Program and accomplishments from the project's first three years. ... »
  • Date: 02/12/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    The project asks, “What are the real outcomes of the zoo or aquarium enterprise, both as a visitor destination and as a public voice in public media?” and has the following three aims: To understand how visitor goals and behavior impact learning. To understand how the conservation education agenda of most Z/As interlaces with those goals. To ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This is the STEM Ambassador Program poster presented at 2019 NSF AISL PI Meeting. The STEM Ambassador Program guides scientists to engage outside traditional informal STEM education (ISE) venues to connect to those who cannot or do not access science in traditional ways. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    How does focusing on “community science literacy” change the role of an informal science learning center? This poster was presented at the 2019 NSF AISL Principal Investigators meeting. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    The COMPASS conference will bring together 80 participants for two days in September 2018 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. The first dissemination will take place in a presentation at the ASTC conference the following month in October 2018. A webinar sharing insights from COMPASS and inviting others to engage will be held in March 2019 ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    The is the poster presented at the 2019 AISL PI Meeting about a project that explored ways to create conversations between scientists and publics that both groups value and learn from. The content focus was the emerging field of synthetic biology and two methods were developed. Hands-on activities like those developed and distributed by the ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 AISL PI Meeting, and describes the the ongoing research questions and goals of the Ute STEM Project, which explores the integration of the traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah and Western science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2019 AISL Principal Investigators' Meeting. This ISL Framework is a tool for professionals and informal science learning (ISL) institutions to understand, plan, and advance their professional capacity. Individuals can identify their professional competencies and plan their professional development. ISL institutions ... »

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