2021 Poster - Fostering Public Participation in Science Research Inside Museums

Date: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Citizen Science Programs, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Evaluators | Learning Researchers
Discipline: 
General STEM | Social science and psychology
Organization:
Exploratorium
Description: 

This poster was presented at the 2021 NSF AISL Awardee Meeting.

The project's goals are to:

  • Create “data-catcher” exhibits that provide exciting learning experiences about cooperation while allowing visitors to contribute to research in social science.
  • Build public awareness of the methods of social science.
  • Generate valid data for academic research.
  • Assess the impact of public participation in scientific research (PPSR) on visitors’ interest, engagement, and understanding.
Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Award Number: 
1811043

Team Members

Josh GutwillPrincipal Investigator
Heike WinterheldHeike WinterheldCo-Principal Investigator
Lee CronkLee CronkContributor
Athena AktipisAthena AktipisContributor

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