NOVA scienceNOW: Final Season One Report, Programs One and Two

Date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Resource Type:
Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Broadcast Media, Websites, Mobile Apps, and Online Media, Public Programs, Community Outreach Programs, Public Events and Festivals
Audience: 
Adults | General Public | Scientists | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | General STEM | Nature of science | Technology
Organization:
Goodman Research Group, Inc., WGBH
Description: 

Goodman Research Group, Inc. (GRG) conducted a summative evaluation of the first season of NOVA scienceNOW, the PBS series that explores cutting-edge scientific and technological innovation in real time. The evaluation included two primary components: 1) an evaluation of the television series, and 2) an evaluation of the outreach, which consisted of a companion website and a series of Science Cafes hosted around the country. GRG's evaluation was designed to assess the project's effectiveness in meeting its overall goal of engaging a variety of audiences more deeply with scientific research in both formal and informal settings.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
0229297
Funding Amount: 
5098289
Document:

Associated Projects

Team Members

Karen PetermanEvaluator
Irene F GoodmanEvaluator

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