Summative Evaluation of Ironbound Films Informal Science Education Project: (The Change) The Anthropologist

August 15th, 2018 | EVALUATION

The Anthropologist is a film by Ironbound Films, Inc. that focuses on the impact of climate change on indigenous cultures around the world, through the lens of anthropologist Susie Crate and her daughter Katie. The goals of the film are to (1) Increase viewers’ knowledge of how climate change affects communities and cultures and help viewers understand how scientists are responding to these changes; (2) Inform viewers’ attitudes towards climate change and how it will affect communities around the world; (3) Motivate viewers to become actively involved in assisting people adversely affected by climate change; and (4) Give a voice to native people who will be forced to adapt or relocate due to climate change.

This report summarizes findings from surveys with general audience, college student and high school student viewers.



Team Members

Seth Kramer, Co-Principal Investigator, IRONBOUND FILMS


Funding Source: NSF
Award Number: 1114686

Related URLs

The Change (The Anthropologist)


Access and Inclusion: Ethnic | Racial | Indigenous and Tribal Communities | Pacific Islander Communities
Audience: General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists | Undergraduate | Graduate Students | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Climate
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Summative
Environment Type: Films and IMAX | Media and Technology