ERIC Number: ED221369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Public Understanding of Science. Summary of Grants and Activities 1976-1981.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
The Public Understanding of Science Program (PUOS) was formed in 1957 to help improve popular awareness and understanding of the role, activities, methods, and implications of science. The first section of this document highlights the role and purpose of the PUOS program, summarizing the need for informal science education, PUOS strategy, the review process, preliminary proposals, evaluation, content control, advocacy, and first amendment protection, followed by summaries of PUOS activities in broadcasting, museums, journalism, and conferences. Lists of PUOS review panel members and grants awarded are also included. Title, amount of award, project description, and either name of grantee (or current contact person) are provided for each grant listed. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.