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  • Date: 09/01/2021
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Marine Discovery Center, a new, interactive 16,000 sq. ft. exhibition space will replace Feiro Marine Life Center’s existing 40-year-old facility. The planning of this accessible exhibition experience will prioritize engaging visitor connections to the ocean environment by improving scientific literacy skills, increasing awareness of ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2021
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Field Museum of Natural History will present “Changing Face of Science,” an exhibition series targeting pre-teens and teenagers and featuring Field Museum scientists and science educators who are women or people of color. Over three years, the museum will mount six exhibitions that highlight the experiences and work of museum scientists from ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2019
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Cincinnati Museum Center will develop a permanent exhibition to showcase its invertebrate paleontology collection and develop related educational programming that builds on a strong commitment to gender equity. Using focus groups, prototypes, surveys, and feedback from existing programs, the museum will incorporate community input from key ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2019
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan's Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways will organize a four-day educational symposium to build a better understanding of Native American culture and history. The project will begin with a forum to foster dialogue on the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Saginaw. The forum will discuss ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2019
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) will create a mobile science exhibit to support improved academic outcomes in science and math for students from pre-school to eighth grade. With the collaboration of science experts, teachers, students, and cultural practitioners, the project team will identify and design three core ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Over a three-year period, the Lawrence Hall of Science will conduct research on the conversations of groups and families encountering an Augmented Reality (AR) experience in a museum environment. The research program will identify which design elements best facilitate conversations among groups of visitors, and determine if these conversations are ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Sciencenter will develop a touring exhibition, Engineer.Design.Build, to spark interest and build confidence in STEM by providing learning opportunities about the broad impact engineers have on the environment and society. The museum will partner with Cornell University's College of Engineering to develop scientific content which will be reviewed ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Cultivating Confidence: Young Women's Self-Efficacy in Science Museums is an NLG Diversity and Inclusion research project that studies the impact of a single science museum visit on "emerging adult" learners (young adults aged 18-29, not yet married, no children). Cultivating Confidence builds directly on prior IMLS-funded research that found that ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2018
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium will increase the museum community's understanding of the impact of a single science museum visit on "emerging adult" learners-young adults aged 18-29, who are not yet married and have no children. In particular, the study will attempt to understand how museum visits help young women build crucially important science self- ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Hands On Children's Museum will build on two of its most distinctive features-an Outdoor Discovery Center and a Young Makers program-to create a Nature Makers program. The interdisciplinary project will link nature-based learning with maker activities that use natural materials. Partnerships with Native American tribes, scientists, maker ... »

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