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  • Date: 09/01/2014
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Mars Exploration Exhibit is a new public exhibition designed to provide experiential learning opportunities for students, educators and the public while inspiring greater excitement about space science. The exhibit emphasizes the importance of STEM education and careers through practical application and inquiry-based learning. Space Center ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Amazon Adventure is a giant screen film that tells the science adventure story of Henry Bates who travels to the Amazon in the 1850s to find evidence of species change. His quest turns into an 11-year journey in which he discovers 8,000 species new to science and what would be called “Batesian Mimicry”. ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Antarctic Dinosaurs: A Giant Screen Film and Outreach Project aims to leverage the popularity and charisma of dinosaurs to draw museum audiences into a captivating educational journey, revealing the history and transformation of Antarctica and the planet’s polar ecosystems, and exploring the forces that continue to shape the continent. In addition ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    The Signing Glossaries are six new apps researched and developed for families with at least one member who is deaf and hard of hearing. Each glossary provides access to thousands of signed terms and definitions encountered in visits to aquariums, botanical gardens, natural history museums, nature centers, science museums, and zoos. Deaf and hard ... »
  • Date: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    U!Scientist is an in-gallery touch table adaptation of the popular online citizen science project Galaxy Zoo. Taking advantage of the social opportunities in a museum setting, the project aims not only to enhance visitors’ science self-efficacy but also to encourage visitors to discuss their choices with friends and family. This poster was ... »
  • Date: 11/08/2021
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This project's goals are to: Enable participants to contribute to any or all stages of the scientific process and enhance their learning using an online citizen science platform and live bird cams. Generate new scientific knowledge about wildlife. Advance the understanding of effective project design for co-created online citizen-science projects ... »
  • Date: 11/04/2021
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Research-practice partnerships between filmmakers and social scientists can help: Produce effective and engaging documentaries on complex science + society issues Fill gaps in social science research on the impact of films, and how films can reach traditionally missed audiences This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. ... »
  • Date: 12/30/2021
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. Dinosaurs of Antarctica is a giant screen film and outreach project that documents the work of NSF-funded researchers on expeditions to Shackleton Glacier during the 2017-2018 field season. This immersive film and companion television special will bring the past to life and engage the ... »
  • Date: 11/02/2021
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. The RAPID: Using Popular Media to Educate Youth About the Biology of Viruses and the Current COVID-19 Pandemic project's goal is develop a web-accessible package of customizable graphics, illustrated stories, and essays, which can be easily incorporated into free-choice and directed ... »
  • Date: 11/17/2021
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. The project's goals are to: Develop systems thinking skills in youth Increase understanding of sustainable agricultural systems Raise awareness of STEM careers related to agricultural systems Leverage scientific research models and data for educational video games Use the Corn-Water- ... »

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