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ERIC Number: EJ1016085
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
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The Role of Science and Discovery Centres in the Public Understanding of Science
Short, Daniel B.; Weis, Nicole
School Science Review, v95 n350 p27-38 Sep 2013
The number of science and discovery centres has grown exponentially over the last two centuries. Science and discovery centres are one of the top five stimuli that influence a career choice in science. Their history, growth, impact and role in the public understanding of science are discussed. (Contains 2 tables, 7 figures, and 21 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; China; France; Germany; India; Taiwan; United Kingdom; United States
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