2021 Poster: Exploring Teen Science Identity Development Across Virtual and Physical Experiences

October 6th, 2021 | RESEARCH

The Museum of Science, Boston and Boston University received funding from the National Science Foundation to develop and implement a pilot program mentoring high school students in science research, communication, and education practices, through the lens of experimental psychology research. This poster reflects on the program's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how shifting to a virtual curricula impacted youths' engagement with programmatic elements and their respective impact on youth STEM identities.

This poster was presented at the 2021 Association of Science and Technology Centers Annual Conference.



Team Members

Katie Todd, Evaluator, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Ian Chandler-Campbell, Project Staff, Boston University
Rachel Fyler, Project Staff, Museum of Science, Boston


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Funding Source: NSF
Funding Program: Division of Research on Learning
Award Number: 1811276
Funding Amount: $299,999.00

Related URLs

Developing A Program Model for High School Science Research, Communication and Education Experiences in Living Laboratory


Audience: Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings | Research
Environment Type: K-12 Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Professional Development and Workshops