Category Archives: Environment and Energy

Tackling the Climate Change Conversation: Community of Practice Starts with IMLS Grant

By John C. Anderson Director of Education, New England Aquarium Museums and libraries work to shape the world to be better – better informed, healthier, more vibrant, more just or more sustainable. In 2008, IMLS funded the “Ocean Change Education Aquarium … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts’ Center for Creative Energy

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Curator of Education Megan DiRienzo describes the Center for Creative Energy, a partnership among the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, the Upper Colorado River Authority, and the local school district. It’s a … Continue reading

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IMLS on YouTube: National Aquarium Teaches with Watershed Moments

Please watch this video on the IMLS YouTube Channel. It features staff members of the National Aquarium in Baltimore describing “Watershed Moments,” a staff-led interactive program for presentation in its 250-seat auditorium. Funded by an IMLS Museums for America grant, … Continue reading

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Singing Sashimi and Making a Robot with Mom: My Visit to the Future at Maker Faire

By Marsha Semmel Director of Strategic Partnerships, IMLS As I joined the crowds to enter last weekend’s World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Queens, one of my first memorable encounters was with The Sashimi … Continue reading

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