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  • Date: 05/31/2019
    Resource Category: Audience Study
    This annual report presents an overview of Saint Louis Science Center audience data gathered through a variety of evaluation studies conducted during 2018. 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: 02/11/2019
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Building the capacity of public libraries and library staff to deliver engaging, inspirational, and educational STEM programs has the potential to transform the STEM education landscape across the country. What started in libraries some years ago as independent experiments in STEM programming has become a national STEM movement. STAR Library ... »
  • Date: 11/29/2021
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting. The project created a multi-person, collaborative touchtable museum exhibit experience engaging guests in Zooniverse’s Galaxy Zoo citizen science project. ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2020
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Virginia Air and Space Center will enhance its Space Gallery exhibit and increase its capacity to deliver high-quality, high-impact STEM programming. The museum will purchase, adapt, and install three interactive, digital exhibits that will complement existing displays and enhance visitors’ overall experiences. The digital exhibits will ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    400 Years of the Telescope was an interactive, multimedia project enabling the public to participate in real and virtual telescope experiences, understand the far reaching advances that the telescope has made possible, and discover how technology, science, and society are interconnected. Partners included PBS (Southern Oregon Public Television - ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2011
    Resource Category: Summative
    The NSF-funded 400 Years of the Telescope project was a unique partnership among a public television station, a production studio, two planetariums and a leading astronomical society in the United States. Its five main components included a one-hour PBS documentary, a 22-minute planetarium program, a website with astronomical infromation, "star ... »
  • Date: 11/11/2014
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The purpose of the 3-year formative and summative evaluation was to gauge public perceptions of the utility and quality of NASA-funded workshops and programs offered by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This final summative report includes 3-year project findings from 11 NASA Educator Workshops and three Astronomy Days events. ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Dialogical models in science communication produce effective and satisfactory experiences, also when hard sciences (like astrophysics or cosmology) are concerned. But those efforts to reach the public can be of modest impact since the public is no longer (or not sufficiently) interested in science. The reason of this lack of interest is not that ... »
  • Date: 08/15/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This Communicating Research to Public Audiences (NSF 03-509) project in partnership with the American Museum of Natural History seeks to increase public understanding of research being conducted at the Pierre Auger Observatory that will be shown in 22 science centers and available on the web, as well as live interactive presentations by the lead ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2001
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Astronomical Society of the Pacific, in collaboration with the Astronomical League and Sky and Telescope Magazine, will survey amateur astronomers to determine which informal audiences they serve and what types of support materials would encourage them to do more and better outreach, and to test a prototype set of outreach support materials. ... »

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