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2021 Poster: Exploring Teen Science Identity Development Across Virtual and Physical Experiences

October 6, 2021 | Informal/Formal Connections, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Public Programs

The Museum of Science, Boston and Boston University received funding from the National Science Foundation to develop and implement a pilot program mentoring high school students in science research, communication, and education practices, through the lens of experimental psychology research. This poster reflects on the program's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how shifting to a virtual curricula impacted youths' engagement with programmatic elements and their respective impact on youth STEM identities.

This poster was presented at the 2021 Association of Science and Technology Centers Annual Conference.


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    Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Ian Chandler-Campbell
    Project Staff
    Boston University
  • Rachel Fyler
    Project Staff
    Museum of Science, Boston
  • Citation

    DOI : n/a


    Funding Program: Division of Research on Learning
    Award Number: 1811276
    Funding Amount: $299,999.00
    Resource Type: Conference Proceedings
    Discipline: Education and learning science | Social science and psychology
    Audience: Evaluators | Museum/ISE Professionals | Youth/Teen (up to 17)
    Environment Type: K-12 Programs | Professional Development and Workshops | Museum and Science Center Programs

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