Secrets of Circles Summative Evaluation Report

Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2007
Resource Type:
Summative | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Survey | Interview Protocol | Observation Protocol | Evaluation Reports
Environment Type: 
Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
Elementary School Children (6-10) | Pre-K Children (0-5) | Families | General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | Engineering | Mathematics | Physics
Access and Inclusion: 
Ethnic/Racial
Asian Communities
Hispanic/Latinx Communities
English Language Learners
Organization:
Allen and Associates, Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
Description: 

This report describes a summative evaluation of Secrets of Circles, a 2,600 square foot exhibition created by Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose and funded by the National Science Foundation. The exhibition and related programs were designed to highlight the uses of circles and wheels in everyday life. Circles have properties that make them extremely effective as an engineering tool, and they are ubiquitous in cultures around the world. The appendix of this report inclues interview and observation protocols and questionnaires used in this study.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Funding Program: 
ISE/AISL
Award Number: 
0229872
Funding Amount: 
1262853
Document:

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Sue AllenEvaluator

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