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ERIC Number: EJ789941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
A Museum Learning Lab
Vandiver, Kathleen M.; Bijur, Jon Markowitz; Epstein, Ari W.; Rosenthal, Beryl; Stidsen, Don
Science Teacher, v75 n4 p41-43 Apr 2008
The "Learning Lab: The Cell" exhibit was developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Museum and the MIT Center for Environmental Health Sciences (CEHS). Specially designed for middle and high school students, the Learning Lab provides museum visitors of all ages with fascinating insights into how our living cells work. The Learning Lab provides an excellent example of how different groups can collaborate to create a unique educational experience not only for students and teachers but for the general public as well. This article explains how the Learning Lab was developed and provides some specific details about the exhibit's programs. (Contains 3 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A