November 1st, 2006 - October 31st, 2009 | PROJECT

This project proposes using three complementary strategies to engage, inform and inspire large audiences. (1) A national tour called "Stories from a Changing Planet" that will include in-person presentations and hands-on activities by Polar scientists at science centers, museums, libraries and schools across the country. (2) the "HiDef video Science Story Capture Corp" team of professional videographers HD footage will be made available as public domain materials accessible to government research agencies, universities,science centers and others. (3) Video and Audio podcasts distributed throught iTunes, google, Yahoo and IPY websites. The project will have front end, formative and summative evaluations.

Project Website(s)

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Project Products

Summative Evaluation of POLAR-PALOOZA

Team Members

Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, Principal Investigator, Geoff Haines-Stiles Productions
Erna Akuginow, Co-Principal Investigator, Geoff Haines-Stiles Productions
Jayne Aubele, Co-Principal Investigator, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 0632262
Funding Amount: 1296001


Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Project Descriptions
Environment Type: Broadcast Media | Community Outreach Programs | Exhibitions | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Library Programs | Media and Technology | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media