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  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    In this participatory research project, a partnership between the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center (KAYSC) and the Department of Evaluation and Research in Learning at the Science Museum of Minnesota, participants are working to rename and reclaim theory and research methods so as to foster relevance and equity. We have renamed the theory of ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster, which was presented in Alexandria, VA at the CAISE AISL PI meeting in February 2019, summarizes the Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost traveling exhibition developed for the Hidden World of Permafrost project. ... »
  • 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: 11/07/2018
    Resource Category!: Report
    This guide offers insight into community engagement practices and activity development from our making and equity project, Making Connections. It includes documentation and recommendations for work that is designed to engage community partners as equal partners, and is written most of all for other practitioners. ... »
  • Date: 03/17/2016
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2016 Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) PI Meeting held in Bethesda, MD on February 29-March 2. Native Universe (NU) was designed to build institutional capacity in leadership and practice among scientific museums, in order to increase public understanding of environmental change and the human relationship to ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2016
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2016 Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) PI Meeting held in Bethesda, MD on February 29-March 2. This project is exploring and identifying successful, cross-institutional approaches to using maker activities to engage members of communities of color (with a focus on family groups) in STEM activities. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Report
    This paper, commissioned as part of a consensus study on successful out-of-school STEM learning from the National Research Council's Board on Science Education, explores evidence-based strategies developed in out-of-school time STEM programs for successfully engaging youth from underrepresented demographics in STEM learning. ... »
  • Date: 08/22/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. It describes a professional development collaborative research project to explore commonalities between native and western science, infusing an indigenous voice into programs and exhibits focused on environmental change. Native Universe builds on the Cosmic Serpent project. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Book
    This book is a deliverable (requisite) of an NSF (National Science Foundation) grant to share the project outcomes and what we learned from the NSF grant project. This four-year NSF project was funded to provide professional development to museum educators about Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science in museums, with the goal of providing a ... »
  • Date: 02/02/2012
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    Presentation on NSF grant DRL-0714629 (""Collaborative Research: Cosmic Serpent - Bridging Native and Western Science Learning in Informal Settings"") presented at the CAISE Convening on Professional Development and Informal Science Education, February 2nd, 2012. ... »