Summative Evaluation of Ironbound Films Informal Science Education Project: (The Change) The Anthropologist

Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Resource Type:
Summative | Evaluation Reports
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Films and IMAX
Audience: 
Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Undergraduate/Graduate Students | General Public | Museum/ISE Professionals | Scientists
Discipline: 
Climate
Access and Inclusion: 
Ethnic/Racial
Indigenous and Tribal Communities
Pacific Islander Communities
Organization:
IRONBOUND FILMS
Description or Abstract: 

The Anthropologist is a film by Ironbound Films, Inc. that focuses on the impact of climate change on indigenous cultures around the world, through the lens of anthropologist Susie Crate and her daughter Katie. The goals of the film are to (1) Increase viewers’ knowledge of how climate change affects communities and cultures and help viewers understand how scientists are responding to these changes; (2) Inform viewers’ attitudes towards climate change and how it will affect communities around the world; (3) Motivate viewers to become actively involved in assisting people adversely affected by climate change; and (4) Give a voice to native people who will be forced to adapt or relocate due to climate change.

This report summarizes findings from surveys with general audience, college student and high school student viewers.

Funder(s): 
NSF
Award Number: 
1114686

Associated Projects

Team Members

Seth KramerSeth KramerCo-Principal Investigator

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