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  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is an excerpt from Harris Shettel's 1968 article, "An Evaluation of Existing Criteria for Judging the Quality of Science Exhibits" featured in "Curator." Shettel lists fifteen categories for judging exhibits. ... »
  • Date: 05/01/1987
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    This is a section from Walter Jones's paper on exhibit development procedures he produced in 1987 as Director of the Somerset County Park Commission's Environmental Educational Center in New Jersey. This section lists the characteristics of a "good exhibit." ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    WQED and the Pennsylvania State University have created a new archeology series titled Time Travelers: Rediscovering the Past. This eight part series will present in compelling terms the recent scientific innovations in archeology and how new techniques have added startling insights into past civilizations. The programs are aimed at the general ... »
  • Date: 04/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The WGBH Educational Foundation and the NOVA production team will produce an hour-long special program in the NOVA series on the remarkable scientific response to Supernova 1987A, the most significant supernova to be observed since 1604. Responding rapidly to this unique opportunity, they will capture the spirit of science in formation, through ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Willamette Science and Technology Center, a science museum located in the university town of Eugene, Oregon, proposes to design, construct and circulate a 1,000 square foot traveling mathematics and science exhibition, "Kaleidoscopes: Reflections of Science and Art" to 15 science museums over a three year period, reaching more than one million ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Commercial television is a powerful medium that has rarely succeeded in bringing scientific and technological information to its vast viewing public. For approximately eight years Don Herbert and his series "HOW ABOUT..." has brought science news to millions of viewers across the country. This series is carried on over 150 commercial TV stations ... »
  • Date: 03/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Museum of Science in Boston proposes a major modification of its permanent New England Wildlife Zones exhibition hall in order to improve its effectiveness with visitors with impaired sight, hearing, or mobility. They will document and share with other museums the successful methods and techniques used in the exhibition development process is ... »
  • Date: 02/01/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Franklin Institute Science Museum, a major American Science Center serving more than 700,000 individuals annually, proposes to create a 3,700 square foot permanent exhibition that will promote public interest in and understanding of the concepts and principles of mathematics in concrete, tangible form. The exhibition will consist of five ... »
  • Date: 01/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The 4-H organization of Virginia is developing a Marine and Aquatic Education Program with a strong field study component for youngsters ages five through nine. They plan to reach these young people through local and community 4-H clubs and in summer camps. One part of the program is aimed at the handicapped and development of strategies to meet ... »
  • Date: 01/15/1987
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This project, WALKING ON WATER, chronicals the success of Jaime Escalante's nationally acclaimed mathematics program at Garfield High School in Los Angeles. Overcoming crime, poverty and a 50% drop-out rate, Mr. Escalante transformed Hispanic students with deficient scholastic backgrounds into the top calculus students in the country. As a result ... »

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