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  • Date: 06/20/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This is one of three focus point presentations as part of the session titled "Community Building for Citizen Science," delivered on day three of the Citizen Science Toolkit Conference at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York on June 20-23, 2007. Geoff LeBaron, Director of the Christmas Bird Count at the National Audubon Society, ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Boston's Museum of Science (MOS), with Harvard as its university research partner, is extending, disseminating, and further evaluating their NSF-funded (DRL-0714706) Living Laboratory model of informal cognitive science education. In this model, early-childhood researchers have both conducted research in the MOS Discovery Center for young children ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    Right now about one billion people suffer from chronic hunger. the world’s farmers grow enough food to feed them, but it is not properly distributed and, even if it were, many cannot afford it, because prices are escalating. But another challenge looms. By 2050 the world’s population will increase by two billion or three billion, which will likely ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    CENTC's (Center for Enabling New Technologies Through Catalysis) outreach is focused on partnerships with science centers. Initially we worked with the Pacific Science Center (PSC) to train our students in effective communication of science concepts to public audiences. Later we developed a short-term exhibit, Chemist - Catalysts for Change in the ... »
  • Date: 04/07/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This PDF includes a synthesis of presentations and discussions that took place at the Engaging and Learning for Conservation Workshop on Public Participation in Scientific Research, held at the American Museum of Natural History on April 7 & 8, 2011. During this series of workshop sessions, participants are introduced to six key questions or ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This presentation is one of three focus point presentations delivered on day one of the Citizen Science Toolkit Conference (at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York on June 20-23, 2007) as part of the opening session titled “Citizen Science Challenges and Opportunities.” Vaughan discusses the importance of citizen science. He ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This discussion was held during the final plenary session on day three of the Citizen Science Toolkit Conference at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York on June 20-23, 2007. Topics discussed include citizen science as a new field or discipline, the science role that citizen scientists play, next steps, issues to consider, suggestions ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    These opening remarks took place at the start of the Citizen Science Toolkit Conference, held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York on June 20-23, 2007. ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2011
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Institute for Learning Innovation, in collaboration with Mary Miss Studio and the Institute for Urban Design, is conducting an exploratory research and development project on sustainable practices related to the built infrastructure of New York City. The work will (1) pilot test and study new interpretive strategies for urban "place-based" ... »
  • Date: 11/17/2011
    Resource Category!: Presentation Slides
    Presentation on NSF grant DRL-0917614 (""Communicating Ocean Sciences Informal Education Network: Scientists Working Together to Promote Ocean Literacy"") presented at the CAISE Convening on Organizational Networks, November 17th, 2011. ... »

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