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  • Date: 12/15/2015
    Resource Category!: Mass Media Article
    The design, delivery and evaluation of JCOM Masterclasses has given us the opportunity to reflect on the audiences, training needs and training schemes available to people working at different levels and in different contexts to communicate STEM subjects to a diverse variety of people. Although not always widely available, short courses in the ... »
  • Date: 06/03/2015
    Resource Category!: Presentation Slides
    A PowerPoint slide presentation given by John Kania, Global Managing Director from FSG on collective impact at the June 3, 2015 National Science Foundation INCLUDES Achieving Scale for Inclusion in STEM Director's Workshop. ... »
  • Date: 06/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Discovery Research K-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of innovative resources, models and tools (RMTs). Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM ... »
  • Date: 06/30/2015
    Resource Category!: Summative
    Fusion Science Theater (FST) uses elements of playwriting to make informal science education more engaging as well as educational. FST shows incorporate an overarching scientific question that is asked and then answered by a series of participatory exercises and demonstrations. The shows also use “embedded assessment” of learning, which asks ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Summative
    The Museum of Science, Boston partnered with Goddard Space Flight Center and Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium to develop educational resources around aeronautical and aerospace engineering. The main goals of the project were to increase the awareness of engineering work done during NASA missions, to engage children in the Engineering Design ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Summative
    Since its completion in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge has become one of the world’s most recognized landmarks as both an iconic public works accomplishment and a popular tourist destination. In 2008, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $3 million grant to the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District to leverage this ... »
  • Date: 06/02/2015
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    This presentation was given as a preconference workshop at the 6th Annual International Science of Team Science Conference in 2015. It presents tools and resources for implementing effective practices in team science, and introduces tools and resources to help bolster collaboration. ... »
  • Date: 04/06/2015
    Resource Category!: Summative
    Tornado Alley is a giant screen adventure that follows renegade filmmaker Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado research project ever assembled, on their epic missions to encounter one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring events: the birth of a tornado. Program components included the giant screen film; a Web site; educators’ ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Report
    Children are already learning at birth, and they develop and learn at a rapid pace in their early years. This provides a critical foundation for lifelong progress, and the adults who provide for the care and the education of young children bear a great responsibility for their health, development, and learning. Despite the fact that they share the ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2015
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Does the public trust science? Scientists? Scientific organizations? What roles do trust and the lack of trust play in public debates about how science can be used to address such societal concerns as childhood vaccination, cancer screening, and a warming planet? What could happen if social trust in science or scientists faded? These types of ... »

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