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  • Ciencia Pública: Summative Report
    Date: 04/12/2017
    Resource Category: Summative
    Ciencia Pública is a National Science Foundation (NSF) -funded initiative in which the Exploratorium, in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco (BGCSF), developed a parklet to engage Latino families in STEM content. The Parklet is located in San Francisco’s Mission District (the Mission), a historically Latino neighborhood. ... »
  • Discovery Garden Summative Evaluation
    Date: 09/01/2016
    Resource Category: Summative
    Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Brooklyn NY Audience Research for a New Garden, 2016 The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A), to conduct a study of visitors to the Discovery Garden. The goal of this study was to assess the successes and challenges of the exhibition and accompanying interactive elements ... »
  • The Golden Gate Bridge As An Informal Science Education Resource: Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 11/01/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    Since its completion in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge has become one of the world’s most recognized landmarks as both an iconic public works accomplishment and a popular tourist destination. In 2008, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $3 million grant to the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District to leverage this ... »
  • Program Evaluation: The University of Washington Botany Greenhouse K-12 Education Outreach Program
    Date: 06/08/2015
    Resource Category: Summative
    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 ... »
  • Baseline Study: Page Museum and La Brea Tar Pits
    Date: 02/05/2015
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) contracted Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. (RK&A) to conduct audience research for the Page Museum (the Page) and La Brea Tar Pits (Tar Pits) as part of an overall strategy to examine the site’s current state and determine plans for its future. How did we approach this study? We ... »
  • Front-end Evaluation: Select Conservatory Rooms
    Date: 01/16/2015
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) contracted RK&A to explore visitors’ interest in and understanding of the design and interpretation presented in four conservatory rooms—Rare and Endangered Species, Plant Adaptations, Medicinal Plants, and Garden Primeval. Two rooms were quite small and the other two rooms were larger. Each room was ... »
  • Formative Evaluation: Select Conservatory Rooms
    Date: 01/16/2015
    Resource Category: Formative
    The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) contracted RK&A to explore visitors’ interest in and understanding of proposed “Context Clues.” A Context Clue is an interpretive strategy that uses images, product samples or other objects, and interpretive text to assist visitors in connecting to the big idea: plants are important to people. How did we ... »
  • Public Works for Public Learning: The Golden Gate Bridge Outdoor Exhibition Project
    Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category: Summative
    While some public works are monumental civil engineering structures like the Eiffel Tower or the Sydney Harbour Bridge, most are commonplace, even invisible, and they are taken for granted. The reason for existence of public works is to provide basic services, but both large and small infrastructure facilities also present opportunities to engage ... »
  • Formative Evaluation: Safari Adventure
    Date: 08/01/2014
    Resource Category: Formative
    The Bronx Zoo of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) engaged Randi Korn & Associates, Inc. to conduct formative evaluation and community focus groups related to a proposed exhibit, "Safari Adventure." The aim with this exhibit is to provide better connections to nature for families in our community and foster a life-long sense of ... »
  • Visitors’ Experience of Congo Gorilla Forest 15 Years After Opening at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo
    Date: 04/01/2014
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    This analysis of visitors’ experience of the "Congo Gorilla Forest" exhibition at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo was commissioned to investigate how this 15 year old exhibition is perceived by visitors, and if things have changed since an original summative evaluation in 1999-2000. Questions of particular interest were: 1. Have the ... »

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