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  • Date: 01/01/2010
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    The 2010 CAISE Fellows program was designed to bring emerging informal science education (ISE) thought leaders to the table to participate in CAISE’s main work – the inquiry group process. This was a departure from the focus of the first year (preparing potential new PIs), and Fellows from the first year cohort were invited to reapply to the ... »
  • 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: 05/01/2010
    Resource Category!: Research Products
    Collaboration efforts between educator preparation programs and children's science museums are important in assisting elementary pre-service teachers connect the theory they have learned in their classrooms with the actual practice of teaching. Elementary pre-service teachers must not only learn the science content, but how to effectively deliver ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2010
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    It is increasingly common for software and hardware systems to support touch-based interaction. While the technology to support this interaction is still evolving, common protocols for providing consistent communication between hardware and software are available. However, this is not true for gesture recognition – the act of translating a series ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2010
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    This workshop will develop a new, comprehensive, research-based framework for assessing environmental literacy. By bringing together, for the first time, experts in research, assessment, and evaluation from the fields of science education, environmental education, and related social science fields, this project will access and build its work on ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2020
    Resource Category!: Report
    Using their imagination and creativity, inventors have made significant contributions to our world throughout the course of human history. In recent times, a growing community has responded to the need for more intensive research on Invention Education and within the last several years has begun organizing itself around collaborative action that ... »
  • Date: 06/21/2010
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    Luckily enough, more democracy is always called for. Even in countries that can truly be described as democratic. And democracy (which is a constant reference in these pages) is increasingly related to knowledge, be it about whether growing GMOs, starting nuclear energy production or allowing the choice of a child’s gender through IVF techniques. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2010
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    Step-by-step advice on planning, developing, funding, and maintaining education outreach partnerships between research centers and museums. This 50-page guide is an updated and consolidated version of the 2010 "Small Steps, Big Impact" guide posted on the web at www.risepartnerguide.org . The guide is available as a PDF file or for purchase as a ... »
  • Date: 09/21/2020
    Resource Category!: Report
    Informal STEM Learning (ISL) organizations such as science centers, aquariums, and natural history museums play a vital role in stimulating public interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). That work is largely dependent on the competencies of the individuals who work within the ISL field. The ISL Professional ... »
  • Date: 04/09/2010
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    This article describes the mission, approach and success of the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences' Community and Urban Science Enrichment Program (CAUSE). Through the CAUSE program, local high school students receive training in marine science and biology, and work as mentors for younger students and as educators. This article also points out ... »

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