Safari Adventure Advisor Workshop Summary

August 12th, 2013 | RESEARCH

Supported by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Safari Adventure Advisory Committee Workshop was held on March 11, 2013 at the Bronx Zoo, with the following experts and educators in the fields of children and nature education, hands-on and place-based learning, and digital learning: Professor Louise Chawla, educator David T. Sobel, Urban Assembly high school principal Mark Ossenheimer, researcher Ingrid Erickson, and noted author and environmentalist Richard Louv. Through this workshop, we obtained scholarly input for the purpose of assessing the conceptual design of Safari Adventure within the framework of promoting connections to nature and other related informal learning themes, including multi- generational learning. This document represent a summary of all leading remarks and other conceptual takeaways from the workshop.



Team Members

Wildlife Conservation Society, Contributor
Lee Patrick, Project Manager, Wildlife Conservation Society


Funding Source: IMLS

Related URLs

Safari Adventure: Developing a family zoo exhibit to better connect our community to nature


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Families | Museum | ISE Professionals | Parents | Caregivers
Discipline: General STEM | Life science
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings | Reference Materials
Environment Type: Aquarium and Zoo Exhibits | Exhibitions | Park | Outdoor | Garden Programs | Parks | Outdoor | Garden Exhibits | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Programs