TITLE

Learning Science Beyond the Classroom

AUTHOR(S)
Colburn, Alan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Summer2008, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how a visit to a science museum illustrates the concept of informal learning in science education. The author describes a visit to a museum with science educator Jim Kisiel, who comments on how the behavior of museum guests is used to design exhibits. Kisiel discusses the importance of visually interesting displays and the role of signage in educating museum guests. The author suggests that similar concepts apply to science education in the classroom.
ACCESSION #
33115083

 

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