The effect of science museums on academic achievement

June 1st, 2015 | RESEARCH

What is the relationship between experiences in informal settings and students’ understanding of and attitudes toward science? By analysing existing data sets, Suter finds that science museum attendance has an effect—albeit a small one—on student achievement.


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Heather King, Author, King's College London

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: General STEM
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs