Museum in a School (reaching the unreachable audience). Final report, February 2, 1993--December 14, 1995

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SciTech, an interactive science and technology center located 45 miles west of Chicago, is dedicated to providing hands-on and minds-on experiences that explore the spectrum of science and mathematics. SciTech opened at its present location during the summer of 1990 in Aurora, a changing community with a large minority population. Since then, SciTech has received over 331,000 visitors from the entire Chicago metropolitan area. There are now more than 250 exhibits housed in the museum. SciTech has grown quickly in part due to the strong volunteer support from the research and development corridor population it serves, as well as through ... continued below

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Diaz, O. February 21, 1996.

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SciTech, an interactive science and technology center located 45 miles west of Chicago, is dedicated to providing hands-on and minds-on experiences that explore the spectrum of science and mathematics. SciTech opened at its present location during the summer of 1990 in Aurora, a changing community with a large minority population. Since then, SciTech has received over 331,000 visitors from the entire Chicago metropolitan area. There are now more than 250 exhibits housed in the museum. SciTech has grown quickly in part due to the strong volunteer support from the research and development corridor population it serves, as well as through international ties. SciTech has become known as an innovative force in the science museum community for its original exhibits and unique youth and school programs. SciTech`s traveling outreach program, ``Museum in a School,`` has served over 391 public and private schools in 111 districts in the Chicago metropolitan area, and has reached over 3,099 teachers and 98,837 students throughout its history. This program serves a wide variety of students, including bilingual, economically depressed, and learning impaired. SciTech is concerned with every American`s need for increasing basic science literacy.

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  • Report No.: DOE/ER/75950--1
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  • DOI: 10.2172/491550 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678097

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Diaz, O. Museum in a School (reaching the unreachable audience). Final report, February 2, 1993--December 14, 1995, report, February 21, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678097/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.