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  • Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    This conference project features two gatherings of scientists, science educators, and other experts, as well as the development of a web site, list-serv, and related activities. During the gatherings, participants will explore how to build state-based programs that can engage people who are incarcerated in sustainability science programming. This ... »
  • Date: 02/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    In this article, science center and museum professionals, artists, and educators from around the world share their projects, programs, exhibitions, and initiatives that combine science and art. ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2012
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Poster on NSF grant DRL-1049317 ("Carbon Smarts Conference: Learning Climate Change Science Anywhere Anytime") presented at the 2012 ISE PI Meeting. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2009
    Resource Category!: Summative
    The CASE program served communities that are underrepresented in current museum audiences. CASE served both females and males from underrepresented minority groups, primarily African American, Latino, and Asian. The most frequent participants were younger than 20 years-old and African American. CASE succeeded in making informal science learning ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Westside Science Club (WSSC) is an out-of-school time opportunity that brings participant-directed STEM activities to under-resourced late-elementary and middle school students in low-income housing units in Los Angeles. WSSC and CCI Solar began a collaboration in 2012 with funding from the NSF to connect research scientists from Caltech with ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The goal of this project is to advance STEM education in Hawaii by creating a series of educational products, based on NASA Earth Systems Science, for students (grades 3-5) and general public. Bishop Museum (Honolulu HI) is the lead institution. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is the primary NASA center involved in the project. Partners include ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2012
    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: 07/01/2012
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Families and school-aged constituents at 30 urban, inner-city neighborhood community-based organizations and teachers and students in earth science classes in 40 middle schools. Intent: This project will prepare neighborhood and community leaders in Philadelphia to use simple but effective observation tools and NASA’s educational web content to ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2012
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Who We Are: A network of informal educators, climate scientists, learning scientists and local partners across four cities, dedicated to improving local understanding of and engagement with climate change science. Mission: CUSP aims to foster a network of climate-focused organizations to implement targeted, coordinated, and concentrated ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2009
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    To promote ocean and climate change literacy that addresses the needs of the Gulf of Mexico region, six aquariums based on the Gulf are partnering to educate the communities on both risks and ways to contribute locally to sustainability. The aquariums are combining community outreach programs, stewardship promotion, social networking and workshops ... »