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  • TEAMS III Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This report highlights the findings from Inverness Research's summative study of the TEAMS III Collaborative. In particular, it highlights the lessons learned from a study to incorporate research on how to design exhibits that promote more effective conversations into the exhibit development process. ... »
  • Summative Evaluation of the Skyline Exhibition
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Chicago Children's Museum (CCM) contracted with Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to evaluate Skyline a National Science Foundation-funded exhibition designed to facilitate family learning of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts relevant to building stable structures. RK&A conducted all three phases of ... »
  • Surviving: The Body of Evidence
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The University of Pennsylvania Museum received a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop, install, and evaluate an exhibition on human evolution. The exhibition, entitled Surviving: The Body of Evidence, opened in May, 2008. It was produced and first exhibited in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and ... »
  • Teacher Training and Impact Utilizing Health Science Portable Laboratories
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The goal of a two-year SEPA grant, Phase II of a collaboration between Columbia University (CU) and the New York Hall of Science (NYHoS), was to enhance science teaching and learning through the use of portable laboratories and hands-on modules to study biotechnology and microscopy in middle and secondary school classes. Four multi-day workshops ... »
  • Lessons Learned from the Long-term Investment in the TEAMS Collaborative
    Date: 12/01/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The TEAMS Collaborative received three separate rounds of funding from the National Science Foundation; Inverness Research served as the external evaluator to the project for all three rounds of funding. This summative report details the return on NSF's long-term investment in the TEAMS Collaborative. It outlines the overall contributions of the ... »
  • Views on Science-Technology-Society (VOSTS)
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    "Monitors" students' views concerning the epistemological, social & technological aspects of science. ... »
  • Scientific Attitude Inventory: A Revision (SAI II)
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Assesses students interest in science, their attitudes toward science, their views of scientists, and their desire to become scientists. ... »
  • Science Opinion Survey (SOS)
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Assesses current interest and attitudes in science activities at school. ... »
  • Relevance of Science Education (ROSE) Student Questionnaire
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Assesses children's interest in, attitude towards, and experiences in science and technology, as well as their opinion about environmental challenges and career aspirations. ... »
  • Modified Attitudes towards Science Inventory (mATSI)
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    Measures students' attitudes towards science related to such factors as students' perceptions of the science teacher, anxiety toward science, value of science in society, self-concept toward science and desire to do science. ... »

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