Driven to Discover Summative Evaluation Report

June 1st, 2015 | EVALUATION

The University of Minnesota Extension (UME) contracted Garibay Group to conduct a summative evaluation of the Driven to Discover program (often referred to as D2D by youth participants and adult leaders) to assess how adult leaders in Informal Science Education (ISE) settings used the curriculum and citizen science projects as conduits to engage youth in scientific inquiry.



Team Members

Karen Oberhauser, Principal Investigator, University of Minnesota
Cecilia Garibay, Evaluator, Garibay Group


Funding Source: NSF
Award Number: 0917450

Related URLs

Driven to Discover: Enabling Authentic Inquiry through Citizen Science


Audience: Adults | Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | General STEM | Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Observation Protocol | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Summative
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Citizen Science Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Public Programs | Summer and Extended Camps

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This material is supported by National Science Foundation award DRL-2229061, with previous support under DRL-1612739, DRL-1842633, DRL-1212803, and DRL-0638981. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations contained within are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NSF.

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