A Summative Evaluation of Breaking Ground

February 1st, 1997 | EVALUATION

This report presents findings from an extensive summative evaluation of the Breaking Ground project (BG) conducted for both the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) and the Brooklyn Children's Museum (BCM). Breaking Ground is a collaborative project established between BBG and BCM. The products of the overall project include three exhibits (two at BBG and one at BCM) and a series of educational programs. Specifically, the project components are: the Amazing Plants exhibition and the Discovery Garden at BBG, the Plants & People exhibition at BCM, and Discovery Carts, along with the City Plant Adventure Guide, created for use at both institutions.



Team Members

Randi Korn & Associates, Inc., Evaluator, Randi Korn & Associates, Inc.
Brooklyn Children's Museum, Contributor
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Contributor


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: ISE/AISL
Award Number: 9254614
Funding Amount: 1028083

Related URLs

Breaking Ground: Plants and People


Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Life science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Parks | Outdoor | Garden Exhibits | Public Programs