Client: The Exploratorium

Authors: Mark St. John, Judy Hirabayashi, Kathleen Dickey

Type: Report

Publication: November 2009 (May 1995)

The Exploratorium: A Regional Science Resource Center — A Study of Long-Term Regional Impacts, an Executive Summary (pdf, 35 pages)


Inverness Research conducted a study of the ways in which the Exploratorium served the San Francisco Bay Area as a Regional Science Resource Center for ten years, fulfilling its charge from the State Superintendent of Instruction of California. In particular, this study focuses on two teacher education programs–the School in the Exploratorium (SITE) program and the Teacher Institute (TI) program which serves middle and high school teachers.

This report was originally produced May 1995 and was published in November 2009.

Intended Audience

Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM) Education Leaders, Science Museum Educators, Professional Development Leaders, Teachers, School and District Administrators, Funders, and general public.


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