Informal Education with Arachnids Year 1

July 1st, 2013 | EVALUATION

The data collection for this project involves three audiences: (1) a post-event survey completed by participants at the 'Eight-Legged Encounters' event, (2) a club experience survey completed by middle school students in an after school club, and (3) focus groups, observations, and end-of-course evaluations conducted with students in the BIOS 497/897 'Communicating Science through Outreach' seminar class at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Data was collected from February to April, 2013 and the evaluation was conducted by the Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR). Appendix contains surveys and rubric.



Team Members

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Contributor
Eileen Hebets, Principal Investigator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 1241482
Funding Amount: 150000.00

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Informal Education with Arachnids


Audience: Elementary School Children (6-10) | Evaluators | Families | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Parents | Caregivers | Pre-K Children (0-5) | Undergraduate | Graduate Students | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Art | music | theater | General STEM | Life science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Rubric | Survey
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs