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Credits and collaborators

The project team
This site is a project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and is the result of collaboration among a diverse group of scientists, teachers, designers, and web experts.

Principal investigators: Roy Caldwell, David Lindberg

Project coordinator: Judy Scotchmoor

Project assistant, author: Anna Thanukos

Webmaster, graphic artist: Josh Frankel

Graphic artist, web assistant: David Smith

Postdoctoral student advisor and author: Jennifer Skene

Graduate student advisors, authors: Candace Gilet, Stephanie Stuart, Lorraine Casazza

Teacher Advisory Board: Jen Collins, Bob Connell, Peg Dabel, Deb Farkas, Stan Hitomi, Al Janulaw, Sharon Janulaw, Mark Stefanski, Mark Terry, Cecilia Tung

Teacher ambassadors: Sarah Estes, Deb Farkas, Mark Stefanski, Teresa Strube, Claudia VanWie, Lisé Whitfield

Project Advisory Board: Max Bronstein, Sam Donovan, Anne Egger, Jack Hehn, Sharon Janulaw, Natalie Kuldell, Norman Lederman, Tania Lombrozo, Ian MacGregor, Richard O'Grady, W. Geoffrey Owen, Mark Richards, Edward Robeck, Walter Snyder, Mark Stefanski, Richard Stucky, Mark Terry, Michael Weisberg, Lisa White, Lori Zaikowski

Advisors on preservice teacher education: Betsy Barent, Robin Bingham, Helena Carmena, Steven Case, Deborah Farkas, Patricia Friedrichsen, Deborah Hanuscin, Joanne Olson, Rebecca Price, Renee Schwartz, Cristina Trecha

Learn more about the project team.

Collaborating organizations
The Understanding Science project works with many other organizations to promote public, student, and teacher understanding of the nature and process of science. Collaborators include:

California Science Teachers Association The California Science Teachers Association
CSTA has enthusiastically endorsed Understanding Science and helped to launch the beta version of the site at the 2008 California Science Education Conference in San Jose, CA.

American Institute of Biological Sciences American Institute of Biological Sciences
AIBS has enthusiastically endorsed Understanding Science.

BioQuest BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
The BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium actively supports undergraduate biology education and the collaborative development of curricula in which students are able to pose problems, work collaboratively on solving those problems, and provide — as well as receive — peer review.

Botanical Society of America Botanical Society of America

Deep Earth Academy Deep Earth Academy
Deep Earth Academy supports the goals of the Understanding Science website.

Encyclopedia of Life Encyclopedia of Life
EoL has enthusiastically endorsed the Understanding Science website.

GeoStratSys GeoStratSys
Working to link research and data with a better understanding of science

Dr. Norman G. Lederman
Chair Department of Mathematics and Science Education, Illinois Institute of Technology

National Association of Biology Teachers National Association of Biology Teachers
NABT has enthusiastically endorsed the Understanding Science website.

The Northwest School The Northwest School

PlantingScience.org PlantingScience.org

Penn Arts & Sciences Penn Arts & Sciences

Visionlearning Visionlearning

We are always looking for new ways to reach new audiences. If you are interested in developing a large- or small-scale collaborative project with us, please contact Lisa White.

NSF Funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. EAR-0624436. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Graduate student support was provided by the College of Letters and Science (Biology Division), the Department of Physics, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research of the University of California Berkeley.

Additional funding provided by the UC Museum of Paleontology.

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