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  • Date: 12/21/2007
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    The Norwegian Nobel Committee has bestowed the 2007 Nobel Peace Price equally upon the scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Al Gore, former vice-President of the United States of America, with the same motivation: «for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and ... »
  • Date: 07/15/2007
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    A Youth-Directed Cafe Scientifique targets culturally, ethnically, and economically diverse youth ages 11-18 with a web-based program designed to engage students in active discourse on current STEM topics. Building on the adult program of the same name, this youth-centered project also provides opportunities for individual and group activities. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    Based on the premise that one component of NASA's pre-college education program is intended to support and enact school reform, the Committee for the Evaluation and Review of NASA's Pre-College Education Program requested an analysis of how the NASA Explorer School (NES) Model aligns with other national models of school-wide improvement and reform ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This paper argues that the "kindergarten approach to learning" – characterized by a spiraling cycle of Imagine, Create, Play, Share, Reflect, and back to Imagine – is ideally suited to the needs of the 21st century, helping learners develop the creative-thinking skills that are critical to success and satisfaction in today’s society. The paper ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Glossary/Index
    This annotated bibliography provides selected references regarding multiculturalism and cultural competence in evaluation. It contains a section listing more recent publications dating beyond 2007. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2007
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    The availability of mobile and stationary devices opens up new challenges to support users in several contexts. Here we present a multi-device environment to support cooperation among museum visitors through games. In particular, we present a design and the associated implementation for using a combination of PDAs and public displays to enhance ... »
  • Date: 02/15/2007
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    This is a proposal for a 3 year, $1,297,456 project to be conducted as collaboration among 5 higher education institutions and one school system across the country, with St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA serving as the lead institution (other collaborators are from Colorado School of Mines, Ithaca College, Santa Clara University, Duke ... »
  • Date: 04/24/2007
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    This paper examines hypothesized outcomes of informal science learning experiences and analyzes the methods used to assess those outcomes. The authors deconstruct several studies on informal science learning to identify strengths and weaknesses and examine the potential of new approaches to informal learning. ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2007
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Red Hills Studios proposes to design and develop BioArcade, a suite of online biology games for youth ages 9 to 13. Unique to the field of educational games is the specialized and innovative modding feature that Red Hills Studio will develop. Modding will allow learners to create their own customized versions of BioArcade games for dissemination ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2007
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    The obvious thing to say about popular science publishing in the last twenty years is that there has been a lot of it! That is important in itself. But it also means it is hazardous to offer general comment. The British journalist and commentator Bryan Appleyard recently wrote in the Sunday Times that the “hard stuff” in science was no longer ... »

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