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Storming the Castle Museum Theater Show

In this theater presentation, learners explore the risks and benefits of synthetic biology in a light-hearted melodramatic setting.

DESCRIPTION

Storming the Castle is a museum theater presentation that explores the field of synthetic biology, presenting many ways this emerging technology is interconnected with society in a light-hearted melodramatic setting. A villager brings their concerns about synthetic biology to the local mad scientist, and together they discuss the risks and benefits that this new science presents society.

Developed in conjunction with the Building with Biology project, this theater presentation is designed to help museum and scientist partners engage public audiences in conversations and hands-on activities about the field of synthetic biology and the ways this emerging technology is interconnected with society.

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DESCRIPTION

Storming the Castle is a museum theater presentation that explores the field of synthetic biology, presenting many ways this emerging technology is interconnected with society in a light-hearted melodramatic setting. A villager brings their concerns about synthetic biology to the local mad scientist, and together they discuss the risks and benefits that this new science presents society.

Developed in conjunction with the Building with Biology project, this theater presentation is designed to help museum and scientist partners engage public audiences in conversations and hands-on activities about the field of synthetic biology and the ways this emerging technology is interconnected with society.

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Credits

YEAR CREATED
2016
OWNING INSTITUTION

Science Museum of Minnesota

FUNDING

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DRL 1421179. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

PERMISSIONS

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US).
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