Stormy Weather: A Front-end Evaluation

January 1st, 1994 | EVALUATION

This report presents the findings from a front-end evaluation for Stormy Weather, a major traveling exhibition on severe storms. This exhibition is being developed through a collaboration among the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Museum of Natural History, St. Louis Science Center, and National Severe Storms Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The purpose of conducting a front-end evaluation is to better understand visitors' perceptions and their baseline knowledge regarding a particular subject--in this case, severe storms. The goals of the evaluation were outlined in the Request for Proposal and were clarified during an initial meeting between the evaluators and representatives from participating institutions.



Team Members

Randi Korn, Evaluator, Randi Korn & Associates, Inc.
Smithsonian Institution, Contributor
Susan Ades, Evaluator, Randi Korn & Associates


Funding Source: NOAA
Award Number: NA46RC0487


Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Geoscience and geography | Technology
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Front-End
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits