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In this section you will find useful documents and information on science engagement in general, and Ecsite activities in particular. Browse through articles, toolkits, reports, websites...

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Resources

Book or article
Founding meeting of Ecsite in Paris in 1989 at Cité des sciences / ® B Baudin
Spokes resource
February 2020 - Ecsite was founded in January 1989 by 23 organisations from the young European science centres scene. Over the past decades, the association has grown considerably in size and scope, adapting to its members' changing social role and organisational needs. 
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
ecsite, history, Ecsite30
Practical guide or toolkit
5 STEM Space activities, resources and lessons. Photo: University of Central Florida
Spokes resource
February 2020 - Several useful, interesting resources providing a great way to continue the conversation about why women and girls are such an important asset in establishing innovation throughout the science and tech community.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
STEM, women, girls, resource
Book or article
Museum Activism
Spokes resource
February 2020 - Regardless of whether you consider yourself an activist or not, this book should be on your table. Review by Andrea Bandelli.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
museum activism, review
Practical guide or toolkit
The UNaLab co-creation toolkit
Spokes resource
February 2020 - Created by Urban Nature Labs (UNaLab) to help the UNaLab cities tackle their specific climate and water-related challenges
Keywords:
UNaLab, co-creation, Toolkit, strategy
Book or article
A MONA visitor uses 'The O' at the coin exhibition in the gallery. Photo: Brett Boardman
February 2020 - Interviews published in Spokes #60, February 2020
Six perspectives on mobile and digital technology in museums | Estimated reading time: 25 minutes (3-5 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes
Book or article
CMS detector at CERN. Photo: Ariane Koek
February 2020 - Interviews published in Spokes #60, February 2020
A look at how art&science has changed over the last decade | Estimated reading time: 20 minutes (3-5 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes
Material for workshops and exhibitions
How to innovate in museums - a guide
Spokes resource
January 2020 - A Finnish project share their societal think tank methodology aimed at students of higher education.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
innovation, developing, museums, young adults, schools
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
January 2020 - For project leaders. By Scivil, the knowledge platform for citizen science in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
communication, practical guide, citizen science
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
December 2019 - This guideline produced by ICOM explains how to use social media and why its use is crucial to any organisation.
Keywords:
practical guide, social media
Book or article
Climate Outreach
Spokes resource
December 2019 - A guide on how to have conversations about climate change
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
handbook, climate change, dialogue
Book or article
December 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #58, December 2019
New and supplementary business models | Estimated reading time: 15 minutes (5 min per interview).
Keywords:
business model, income, sustainability, partnerships, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource
November 2019 - The Blue Book “Copernicus for a Sustainable Ocean” is a report designed to inform European citizens about the Copernicus Marine Service's role in the Blue Economy and sustainable growth.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
european commission, Ocean literacy, environment, sustainable development

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