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  • Date: 05/01/2000
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Sheila Grinell, executive director of the Arizona Science Center, discusses how institutions can earn income cost-effectively, while still reinforcing--not diluting--their missions. Grinell provides examples of how museums are balancing this task successfully. ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2000
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Carolyn Sutterfield, ASTC editor, and Sally Middlebrooks, director of education projects at ASTC, examine professional development for science center professionals. Sutterfield and Middlebrooks analyze research on successful adult learning to better understand what professionals need/want and what are the best ways to foster this ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2000
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Per-Edvin Persson, director of Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, and vice president of ASTC, discusses the future of science centers on the brink of the year 2000. Persson argues that institutions must continue to build on successes, learn from setbacks, and never lose sight of the goal to enhance public understanding of ... »
  • Date: 10/01/1993
    Resource Category: Research
    There is no formula for starting a science center. Science centers are as variable as the communities that surround them and the people who plan them. They may be of modest or monumental proportions and grow at different rates and in a variety of ways. Nevertheless, it is possible to identify a number of common themes and dimensions that appear to ... »