Shifting Paradigms: Embracing Multiple Worldviews in Science Centers

Date: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Resource Type:
Mass Media Article | Reference Materials
Environment Type: 
Public Programs, Museum and Science Center Programs, Exhibitions, Museum and Science Center Exhibits
Audience: 
General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals
Discipline: 
Education and learning science | General STEM | Social science and psychology
Organization:
ASTC
Description: 

This article explores the particular challenges and opportunities for science centers in working on a relationship between the Western science paradigm and traditional knowledge systems. Included are key principles to keep in mind when promoting science, while still respecting traditional cultural values and individuals' cultural identities.

Citation
ISSN:
1528-820X
Publication Name: 
ASTC Dimensions
Page Number: 
18
Document:

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