Report: Engaging the Public with Science As It Happens

TitleReport: Engaging the Public with Science As It Happens
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsDavis, TH
JournalScience Communication
Volume26
Issue1
Pagination107-113
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number10755470
Accession Number14191766
KeywordsBOSTON , COMMUNICATION , current , Evaluation , LEARNING , MASSACHUSETTS , museum , PUBLIC , SCIENCE , Scientific , United
AbstractThis article describes the Current Science & Technology Center (CS&T) at the Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, a project that seeks to engage the public with scientific research as it happens. Opened in 2001, CS&T is an evolving entity that seeks to reach visitors, both real and virtual, by offering opportunities for engagement that address a variety of learning styles.
NotesDavis, Tinsley H. 1; Email Address: tdavis@mos.org; Affiliation: 1: Current Science & Technology Center, Museum of Science, Boston.; Source Info: Sep2004, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p107; Subject Term: LEARNING; Subject Term: SCIENTIFIC knowledge; Subject Term: SCIENCE museums; Subject Term: COMMUNICATION in science; Subject Term: BOSTON (Mass.); Subject Term: MASSACHUSETTS; Subject Term: UNITED States; Author-Supplied Keyword: current science.; Author-Supplied Keyword: evaluation; Author-Supplied Keyword: museum; Author-Supplied Keyword: public engagement; Author-Supplied Keyword: public understanding; Author-Supplied Keyword: science center; NAICS/Industry Codes: 712110 Museums; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1177/1075547004268463
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