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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
The Electrick Show, Pop-up Heureka
April 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #51, April 2019
The field is evolving, argue our interviewees | Estimated reading time: 35 minutes (5-9 minutes per interview)
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Spokes, science shows, festivals, storytelling
Book or article
The Museum für Naturkunde, originally founded in 1810 as part of the Berlin University.
April 2019 - Feature article by Wiebke Rössig - Lisa Debora Jahn published in Spokes #51, April 2019
A case study from the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin. | Estimated reading time: 35 minutes
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Spokes, research, Natural History Museums, Participation, Research Museums
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Cover page of ESA Moon Media Kit - copyright ESA 2019
Spokes resource
April 2019 - Looking ahead to the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the Moon, a handy guide brings you a variety of ESA multimedia content related to Earth's natural satellite and future Space Exploration.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Space Exploration, Space Flight, Moon, ESA, #ecsitespace, #Space19plus, #ForwardToTheMoon, #ExploreFarther
Book or article
Creating ArtScience Collaboration By Claudia Schnugg
Spokes resource
April 2019 - "There’s no better reading than this book to understand the value of ArtScience collaborations". Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Artscience, good read, collaboration, scicomm
Report
TrendsWatch 2019
Spokes resource
April 2019 - TrendsWatch 2019 presents five emerging trends, the way they are playing out in the world, how museums are responding and engaging, and what it means for society and museums.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
trends, museums, center for future of museums
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
March 2019 - The result of a long process of research, dialogue and stakeholder consultation by the NANO2ALL consortium, the NANO2ALL Roadmap gives decision-takers and policymakers feedback from stakeholders and advice from experts to foster Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and social engagement in nanotechnology research and innovation.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
nano2all, nanotechnology, new technologies, europe, EU, governance, roadmap
Book or article
The popular Chain Reaction is creating overcrowding three times a day - NEMO’s team are looking into ways of streamlining it
March 2019 - Feature article by Martijn van Heemskerck van Beest published in Spokes #50, March 2019
A large museum shares its customer journey strategy | Estimated reading time: 19 minutes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
success, Customer journey strategy, museum, Visitor flow, Spokes
Book or article
The Tinkering Studio at Exploratorium, San Francisco.
March 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #50, March 2019
Mindsets for inclusive creativity and transformative learning | Estimated reading time: 28 minutes (4-9 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
tinkering, making, STEM, education, FabLab
Book or article
AI Superpowers by Kai-Fu Lee
Spokes resource
March 2019 - "In this book, Lee explains with striking clarity how in less than 20 years AI turned out to be the powerful force it is today, and how China is quickly becoming the AI world leader". Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
ai, scicomm, good read
Website
IUPAC Periodic Table of the Elements. Copyright © 2018 IUPAC, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Spokes resource
March 2019 - 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has therefore been proclaimed the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019)" by the United Nations General Assembly and UNESCO. Find an overview of events and ongoing activities, and register your own event or ongoing activity.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
IYPT, periodic table
Book or article
Rethinking innovation together: participatory workshop as part of Ecsite-led EU-funded Sparks project, May 2018, Brussels
February 2019 - Feature article by António Gomes da Costa published in Spokes #49, February 2019
Today’s deficit problem is not lacking knowledge, but lacking the capacity to challenge it, argues Gomes da Costa | Estimated reading time: 22 minutes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Deficit model, science communication model, science engagement, ignorance, knowledge, Spokes
Book or article
Ecsite's founding meeting, 9 January 1989
February 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #49, February 2019
Five interviews to celebrate our achievements - and look ahead | Estimated reading time: 27 minutes (4-5 min per interview)
Keywords:
#Ecsite30, Anniversary, Spokes

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