Poster - National Living Laboratory: Creating Communities of Learners for Informal Cognitive Science Education

Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016
Resource Type:
Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Professional Development and Workshops, Resource Centers and Networks, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits, Informal/Formal Connections, Higher Education Programs
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists | Learning Researchers
Discipline: 
General STEM
Organization:
Museum of Science, Boston
Description: 

This poster was presented at the 2016 Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) PI Meeting held in Bethesda, MD on February 29-March 2. Living Laboratory is a model for museum-academic partnership that aims to educate the public about child development by immersing museum visitors in the process of scientific discovery. Living Laboratory embraces a "mutual professional development" philosophy, in which museum educators and scientists share their expertise with one another through a variety of regular interactions.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
AISL
Award Number: 
1113648

Team Members

Becki KiplingPrincipal Investigator

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