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Space Earth and Informal Science Education Project Summative Evaluation (2021)

Summative evaluation reports and executive summary for the Space Earth and Informal Science Education (SEISE) project including: professional impacts, Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition public reach and impacts, and the Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits public reach and impacts.

DESCRIPTION

Evaluations were focused on understanding the overall impacts of the Space Earth and Informal Science Education (SEISE) project on professionals’ Earth and space work, as well as the impacts of SEISE products on the public’s interest, engagement, relevance, and understanding of SMD content areas (Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics). 

Summative evaluation reports documents:

  • Executive Summary:
    • Summative Evaluations Executive Summary (summarizing both public and professional impacts) (March 2021)
  • Professional Impacts:
    • Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) Project Professional Impacts Summative Evaluation (March 2021) by Marta Beyer, Allison Anderson, and Elizabeth Kunz Kollmann
  • Public Impacts:
    • Summative Study of Explore Science: Earth & Space Activity Toolkits (January 2019) by Zdanna King, Hever Velázquez, and Sarah Robertson
    • Summative Evaluation of the Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition (October 2020) by Zdanna King, Hever Velázquez, and Sarah Robertson

 

 

 

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DESCRIPTION

Evaluations were focused on understanding the overall impacts of the Space Earth and Informal Science Education (SEISE) project on professionals’ Earth and space work, as well as the impacts of SEISE products on the public’s interest, engagement, relevance, and understanding of SMD content areas (Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics). 

Summative evaluation reports documents:

  • Executive Summary:
    • Summative Evaluations Executive Summary (summarizing both public and professional impacts) (March 2021)
  • Professional Impacts:
    • Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) Project Professional Impacts Summative Evaluation (March 2021) by Marta Beyer, Allison Anderson, and Elizabeth Kunz Kollmann
  • Public Impacts:
    • Summative Study of Explore Science: Earth & Space Activity Toolkits (January 2019) by Zdanna King, Hever Velázquez, and Sarah Robertson
    • Summative Evaluation of the Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition (October 2020) by Zdanna King, Hever Velázquez, and Sarah Robertson

 

 

 

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Credits

YEAR CREATED
2021
OWNING INSTITUTION

Please see specific credits for the documents:

Museum of Science, Boston

Science Museum of Minnesota

FUNDING

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A and 80NSSC18M0061. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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