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  • Date: 05/14/2014
    Resource Category!: Evaluation Reports
    This annual report presents an overview of Saint Louis Science Center audience data gathered through a variety of evaluation studies conducted during 2013. This report includes information on the Science Center's general public audience demographics and visitation patterns, gives an overview of visitors' comments about their Science Center ... »
  • Date: 08/21/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    These slides accompanied the plenary talk given by Joan Ferrini-Mundy at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Ferrini-Mundy connected the history of National Science Foundation (NSF) support for informal STEM education with the roles that it will continue to play within the Directorate of Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This document was produced by Beck Tench for the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). It provides visual documentation of the 2014 AISL PI Meeting that was held in Washington, DC. ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    From March 26-28, 2014, the Coalition for Science After School (CSAS) hosted its final summit, Passing the Torch: Advancing Opportunity for Quality Science Learning. The Summit was intended to: (1) celebrate a decade of progress in strengthening and expanding STEM learning opportunities in out-of-school time; (2) call attention to critical issues ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2014
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    This Science Learning+ Planning Project will develop a prototype assessment tool (based on a mobile technology platform) to map STEM learning experiences across different learning ecologies (e.g. science centers, mass media, home environment) and to develop research questions and designs for a Phase 2 Science Learning+ proposal. The tool will ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    After establishing an argument for attention to the role of beauty and aesthetics in science and scientific inquiry, this paper reviews literature in four areas that contributes to an understanding of a "scientific-aesthetic" space: (1) beauty in ideas and their form; (2) beauty in wonder, awe, and sublime; (3) beauty as it relates to cosmology ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2009
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    Recent data delivered by Eurobarometer show how Europeans tend not to perceive science and technology as important factors for the Europe’s future. While showing the scarce development of scientific culture in Europe, these data allow to understand how science and technology are exposed to risk of social marginalization, notwithstanding the ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2014
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The project team is developing a prototype of Thinking Time, a tablet-based app and game for early learners (ages 3- to 6-years-old) that provides cognitive training games based on neuropsychological research. Game play will be self-guided and adaptive, and will support the development of working memory, attention and impulse control, and ... »
  • Date: 12/27/2014
    Resource Category!: Evaluation Reports
    The Global Viewport project was an integrative collaboration between the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and. the New Bedford Oceanarium Corporation dba Ocean Explorium at New Bedford Seaport (hereafter, Ocean Explorium). The main thematic area that was addressed is Improving Public Earth System Science Literacy. A main objective of ... »
  • Date: 03/20/2009
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    Within the UNAM (The National Autonomous University of Mexico) there is an institution, the Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia (DGDC) devoted to the popularization of science through different media such as museums, exhibitions, journals, books, radio and TV programs, internet, workshops for children, demos, shows, plays, summer ... »

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