ERIC Number: ED476807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Facilitating the Exploratorium Framework.
This document describes the Exploratorium Framework project which is a model initiative demonstrating the vital role science museums play in science education reform. Contents include: (1) "The Four Thematic Exhibit Experiments (An Overview)"; (2) "Themes (Looking at the World through Theme-Colored Glasses)"; (3) "Creating an Environment (Don't Fence Me In?)"; (4) "Audience (Whoever Walks in the Door?)"; (5) "Staff-Visitor Interactions (The Human Element)"; (6) "Teachers (Bridging the Formal-Informal Gap)"; (7) "Politics (Trickle Up; Trickle Down)"; and (8) "Personal Perspectives". (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Informal Education, Museums, Science Instruction, Science Interests, Science Teaching Centers
Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123; Web site: www.exploratorium.edu.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA.