Informal and Non-formal Education: An Outline of History of Science in Museums

April 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

Although a growing number of research articles in recent years have treated the role of informal settings in science learning, the subject of the history of science in museums and its relationship to informal and non-formal education remains less well explored. The aim of this review is to assemble the studies of history of science in science museums and explore the opportunities for the further use of the history of science in science museum education practice.


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ANASTASIA FILIPPOUPOLITI, Author, Democritus University of Thrace
Dimitris Koliopoulos, Author, University of Patas


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 0926-7220
Identifier Type: doi
Identifier: 10.1007/s11191-014-9681-2

Publication: Science & Education
Volume: 23
Number: 4
Page(s): 781

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Audience: Evaluators | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs