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  • Let’s Do Chemistry Train-the-Trainer Workshop Summative Evaluation
    Date: 09/30/2021
    Resource Category: Summative
    ChemAttitudes: Using Design-Based Research to Develop and Disseminate Strategies and Materials to Support Chemistry Interest, Relevance, and Self-Efficacy (ChemAttitudes, NSF DRL-1612482) is a collaborative project between the Museum of Science, Boston (MOS), the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net), and the American Chemical ... »
  • Grounding Institutional Partnerships in Structures for Broader Impact Design: Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 07/01/2021
    Resource Category: Summative
    This report presents summative evaluation results for a National Science Foundation funded project entitled Grounding Institutional Partnerships in Structures for Broader Impacts Design (BID). The project represents a collaboration between five institutions: Institute for Learning Innovation, The STEM Research Center at Oregon State University, ... »
  • Pulsar: A Science Podcast Formative Evaluation Findings
    Date: 05/21/2021
    Resource Category: Formative
    Pulsar: A Science Podcast is a science and technology podcast produced by the Museum of Science, Boston. The podcast has grown and expanded in recent months as the museum turned its attention to developing online resources during the coronavirus pandemic. This evaluation seeks to understand the ways the Pulsar team may improve their product in ... »
  • WZAM3 Method and Instrumentation
    Date: 05/15/2021
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    This paper describes the methodology and the development of the instruments for collecting and analyzing data to better understand 1) what people bring with them to their visit, 2) what people do during a visit, and 3) what people take away from a visit. Elements of what they bring intersect with Knology’s work, and what they do and what they take ... »
  • Dream, Build, Create Evaluation Report
    Date: 01/21/2021
    Resource Category: Summative
    Through Project BUILD , a STAR Library Network ( STAR Net ) program funded by the National Science Foundation, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) offered the virtual Dream, Build, Create program which consisted of (1) the award-winning documentary Dream ... »
  • The Impacts of Communities Advancing Science Literacy: Evaluation Instrument Appendix.
    Date: 12/20/2020
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The pilot test for Changemakers: Advancing Community Science Literacy was a capacity building program integrating strategic discourse & community change theory that identified a new path for advancing community STEM literacies. The results of experiment established partnerships with locally based non-profits, and a collaborative effort to ... »
  • Project BUILD Summative Evaluation Report
    Date: 06/03/2020
    Resource Category: Summative
    The Space Science Institute’s (SSI) National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL), in partnership with the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the University of Virginia (UVA), was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and implement a 3-year program, Project BUILD (Building Using an Interactive ... »
  • Exhibit Evaluation Report: Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE Exhibit
    Date: 01/27/2020
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    Researchers from Ideum and XPRIZE Foundation recently completed a multi-site study of the way people use an innovative experience on health technologies. Funded by the Qualcomm Foundation, the team traveled to three US science centers to see how museum visitors interacted with and learned from the exhibit, which Ideum and XPRIZE designed and ... »
  • Project RESET Final Evaluation Report
    Date: 08/31/2019
    Resource Category: Summative
    Intellectual Merit: Project RESET utilized a responsive teaching approach to engage youth in critical STEM literacy on the topic of climate change. Video recordings of the afterschool program, artifacts from the program, and interviews with youth were analyzed to better understand how youth supported each other’s participation in science discourse ... »
  • Empathy towards Animals: Pre/Post Survey Protocol and Instruments
    Date: 07/08/2019
    Resource Category: Survey
    Survey to determine tween/teen’s attitudes towards animals and whether or not this shifts as a result of experiencing empathy-related programming. ... »