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  • Date: 06/10/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Cornell University will develop "Citizens' Science Online." This project will use the Internet to develop ways of allowing citizens, at any level of prior sophistication, to participate in science by gathering data that will contribute to an understanding of the population biology of birds and for managing the natural ecosystems these birds ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    Public libraries are uniquely poised to provide meaningful opportunities for teens to learn and grow outside of school—if they listen to what teens want and need. This article presents finding from the Boston Public Library's implementation of new teen spaces and programs. ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Clean Boats, Clean Waters is a project designed to educate the general public and enlist their help in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). Volunteers attend a 3 hour training session to learn how to conduct watercraft inspections, attain general information about AIS, and pick-up the required equipment for inspections. As a ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Coastal Communities for Science: A Bering Sea Partnership is a 3-year program of collaboration among the WWF-US, four Alaska native rural communities and regional scientists investigating the ecology of the Bering Strait. Its primary purpose is to advance youth interaction with science and it proposes to achieve this by engaging young people from ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2001
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    This article discusses the ways in which museums can serve people with all types of disabilities,beyond making doorways, entrances, elevators, parking, and restrooms accessible. It outlines how museums can improve intellectual access to all. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Community Ambassadors in Science Exploration (CASE) is a new model for encouraging the appreciation and understanding of science among underserved families through: a corps of teen and adult peer presenters; a curriculum of hands-on learning experiences for families of diverse ages and backgrounds; a regional network of museum-community ... »
  • Date: 05/24/2001
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    Science beyond the schoolhouse is the subject of this close-up look at informal science--education in non-traditional settings, including Boys and Girls Clubs, 4-H, zoos, aquariums, and public television. More than a dozen writers draw on personal experiences to tell why they became informal science educators and how they use the history and ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2001
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Community Science Workshops: Beginning a National Movement is an extension of a successful, NSF-funded project that created a network of community science centers in California. The San Francisco State University will now take this successful venture to a national level by working with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2004
    Resource Category!: Research Products
    This case study reveals how one community-based youth development organization in the northeastern United States advocated for social and educational equity for the low-income families it served by challenging the local school district’s practice of referring low-income children of color to special education in disproportionate numbers. Because ... »
  • Date: 10/10/2004
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The "Crafting & Evaluating Interactive Educational Websites" conference will be developed through a collaboration between the Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology and the Exploratorium. The PIs will develop and host a three-day invitational conference focusing on the practice of interactive web site design, development, evaluation and ... »

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