Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: Tree of Life Visitor Study

September 1st, 2006 | EVALUATION

Yale Peabody Museum is developing an exhibition for the general public to introduce and interpret the Tree of Life online project that involves many universities and museums and is being supported by the National Science Foundation. This front-end visitor study was conducted to inform exhibition development about the potential audience's understanding of Trees. Interview forms and images are included in the appendix of this report.



Team Members

Ellen Giusti, Author, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Monique Scott, Author, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: Phylogenetic Systematics
Award Number: 0089975
Funding Amount: 39096

Related URLs

A Workshop: An Exploration of the Challenges to Assemble the Tree of Life


Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Front-End | Interview Protocol | Research and Evaluation Instruments
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits