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Paper: A Field Trip to the Moon: a Research-Based Model for Creating and Evaluating a Visualization-Based Museum Program
Volume: 389, EPO and a Changing World: Creating Linkages and Expanding Partnerships
Page: 299
Authors: Connolly, R.; Emmart, C.; Kinzler, R.; Danly, L.
Abstract: The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), in partnership with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), has developed, delivered, and evaluated a new educational program, A Field Trip to the Moon, for school groups on field trips to informal settings. The development of this program included an integrated evaluation track that has deepened our understanding of the following three areas: how students are engaged by and learn in museum workshops, how teachers can be supported in their science curricula by lunar exploration, and the role that visualizations can have in engaging students and teachers to participate in and continue their learning. The methodologies for evaluating the program are included.
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