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  • Date: 03/21/2004
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    On September 15, 2001, a joint editorial simultaneously published in thirteen medical journals, pointed an accusing finger at the increasing pressures coming from the pharmaceutical industry. During past decades, a key role in trial design and conduct was played by independent clinical investigators working in academic medical centres. They were ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium will develop an exhibit focusing on three areas of mental activity that process perceptions and enable human action: attention, emotion and judgment. Developers will create 32 new interactive exhibits and rebuild six to eight old ones to be part of the museum's permanent collection. The Exploratorium will develop a new area in ... »
  • Date: 12/21/2004
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    Historical background - The BBC Radio Science Unit has its roots in two radio networks, going back more than 40 years. In the late 1950s, BBC External Services (now World Service), appointed a science correspondent and began a weekly science magazine programme. Initially called `Science and Industry', it changed its name in about 1964 to `Science ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    This article reports findings from a study of some of the museums most active in audience research to identify success factors crucial to effective audience research. The study focused on what makes audience research effective and when audience research can be considered effective. This article reports findings from eight case studies undertaken ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2001
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, Betsy Matyas, Outreach Coordinator at the Boston Nature Center, discusses the importance of evaluation for decision-makers, including sponsors, development team members, board of directors, or any other key individuals who control the budget or direction of an exhibition or program. Matyas shares advice from presenters at the ... »
  • Date: 07/10/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    WTTW, the public television station in Chicago, is developing a science education project targeted at children aged 6 to 10. The major components of the project will be a 13-part animated television series, an interactive webpage and multiple outreach components for individuals and families. The television series features a pair of animal ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Partnering with National Musical Arts, the Science Museum of Minnesota seeks to develop BioMusic, a 4,000 sq. ft. traveling exhibition that explores the origins of music in nature and the connections between music and sound of living things. This project is based on planning grant ESI-0211611 (The Music of Nature and the Nature of Music) awarded ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    BirdSleuth is an inquiry-based science curriculum that engages kids in scientific study and real data collection through the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's citizen science projects. Each BirdSleuth module encourages students do what “real” scientists do: ask questions, collect data, look for patterns and evidence, test ideas, draw conclusions, and ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Independence Seaport Museum will create "Boat Building: Art and Science," a 3,000-square foot permanent exhibit that is designed to educate visitors about the science of boat building and design. Concepts such as buoyancy, water displacement, turbulence and drag will be explored through interactives, maritime artifacts, models and oral ... »
  • Date: 06/15/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Night Fire Films is producing a one-hour show for PBS titled "Breaking the Maya Code," based on the book by Dr. Michael D. Coe. "Breaking the Maya Code" will explore the history of the decipherment of the Maya hieroglyphic script. The 400-year scientific detective story, climaxing in the past thirty years, will be told through footage shot at key ... »

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