Environmental Education at the Science Museum

January 1st, 1994 | RESEARCH

This paper outlines the methodology and findings of a front-end evaluation conducted by staff at the Science Museum at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in preparation of opening a new Biodiversity Hall. Researchers surveyed junior high teachers and students to better understand this audience's attitudes about the environment, evolution, taxonomy, biodiversity, etc. as well as their general knowledge of these topics.



Team Members

Silvia E. Zamora, Author, Universum Science Museum
Susana Lopez de Lara, Author, Zochimilco Ecological Park
Adriana Bravo, Author, Universum Science Museum


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page(s): 199


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Ecology | forestry | agriculture | Education and learning science | Life science | Nature of science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits