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  • Date: 07/15/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    This project builds the capacity of public radio's The World, a daily one hour global news broadcast to cover a broad spectrum of science and technology topics. The project would produce 6-8 broadcast features each month and two weekly science and technology podcasts. PRI in partnership with its primary partner, Sigma Xi will develop and implement ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The centerpiece of 3rd Rock Reality was a daily audio podcast—-young, snappy, and fresh with the African-American experience prominent in its multicultural orientation, linked to bi-weekly video podcasts in the format of teleconferences. The target audience was 18-30 year old minorities. Partners were Howard and Clark Atlanta Universities, Woods ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Exploring the Euteleost Tree of Life represents the education and outreach of the Euteleost Tree of Life assembling the tree of life research grant (NSF DEB Grant No. 0732819; PI: Ed Wiley) it includes a curriculum activity and a interactive fish tree. Investigating a Deep Sea Mystery, a curriculum module for high school and undergraduate students ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2006
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    "IPY: Engaging Antarctica" is an informal science education project designed to increase public awareness of Antarctic geological research and discovery during the International Polar Year. Submitted through NET Television, the project will produced a PBS one-hour television documentary for air on NOVA in fall 2008 (w.t. "Antarctica's Icy Secrets ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2006
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Coalition for Watershed Education, consisting of the Land Access Information Association, Great Lakes Children's Museum, Interlochen Public Radio and Northwestern Michigan College Great Lakes Studies Institute will implement a comprehensive science education project for youth and adults. The major components include: Watershed Discovery field ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium will develop a series of Internet resources on three popular topics -- cooking, gardening, and making music -- to encourage users in science education activities in relation to daily activities. The three-year project will include the development and testing of resources that explore the science behind these topics, using the ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Educational Broadcasting Corporation (WNET in New York) is developing and producing a new public television project exploring cutting-edge technology. The project consists of an eight-part hourly broadcast component; six 60-second "mini-programs;" a World Wide Web component; and extensive educational outreach targeted to adults aged 25-39 and ... »
  • Date: 09/10/1999
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium will develop "The Electronic Guidebook: Extending Museum Experience Using Networked Handheld Computers." Through this project, the Exploratorium and the Concord Consortium will investigate the use of new technologies to enhance the learning experience of science museum visitors. The exponentially increasing availability of ... »
  • Date: 07/01/1999
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    WGBH is producing four, two-hour programs on the lives of scientists. These programs will be the initial programs in a continuing series of television portraits of distinguished scientists to be broadcast as regular features in the prime-time science series NOVA. The scientists to be covered in the first four programs are Galileo Galilei, Charles ... »
  • Date: 08/15/1997
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    David Grubin Production, Inc., in conjunction with Thirteen/WNET, is producing a multimedia project entitled, The Secret Life of the Brain. The project will examine new understandings into the processes of the human brain that have developed over the last decade. Through an exploration of the brain's normal development from conception through old ... »