Program Evaluation: The University of Washington Botany Greenhouse K-12 Education Outreach Program

Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2015
Resource Type:
Summative | Evaluation Reports
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Park, Outdoor, and Garden Programs, Exhibitions, Parks, Outdoor, and Garden Exhibits, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
Audience: 
Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: 
Ecology, forestry, and agriculture | General STEM | Life science
Organization:
University of Washington, University of Washington Botany Greenhouse
Description or Abstract: 

This summative evaluation of the University of Washington Botany Greenhouse K-12 Education Outreach Program analyzed the contents of 468 thank-you notes written by program participants using the National Science Foundation’s Framework for Evaluating Impacts of Informal Science Education Projects. Strong evidence was found for impacts in three STEM learning categories: Awareness, Knowledge or Understanding, Engagement or Interest, and Skills.

Funder(s): 
Donor

Team Members

Kate NowellKate NowellPrincipal Investigator

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