Informal Education with Arachnids Year 2

July 1st, 2014 | EVALUATION

The data collection for this project involved 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 Lincoln, Nebraska. Year two data collection was completed from September 2013 - March 2014. Appendix includes survey.



Team Members

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


Funding Source: NSF
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) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Art | music | theater | Education and learning science | General STEM | Life science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Survey
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Community Outreach Programs | Higher Education Programs | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs