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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

Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed at families with children from the age of 8 and / or pupils in the 4-6 th grade. Covers biomedical engineering, th respiratory system, measuring volume. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, medicine, biomedical, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed at 8-12 year olds, 45 minutes. Covers acoustics. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, acoustics, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed at family groups with children aged 8+ or school students aged 10-12. Introduction to the field of aeronautic engineering. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, aeronautics, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed at families with children aged 8+, lasts 30-60 minutes. In the field of electricity, explores concepts like electric circuits and air flow. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, electricity, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed for children aged 9-12. In the field of geology, investigates soil liquefaction and resistance to earthquakes. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, geology, earthquake, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Aimed at families with children from the age of 9 to 11 years and / or pupils from 9-11 years. 60 minutes. Introduction to mechanical engineering. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, mechanics, engineer
Material for workshops and exhibitions
ENGINEER project
Spokes resource
December 2014 - Amied at families with children from the age of 8. 45 Minutes. Introduction to agricultural engineering. Developed as part of the ENGINEER project (2011-2014)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
engineering, Workshop, agriculture, engineer
Book or article
Exchange of ideas an best practice lies at the heart of most networks' activities. Here: book club session organised by the Dutch network of science museums and science centres (VSC ).
Spokes resource
October 2014 - A glimpse of the European science engagement landscape, concentrating on national and regional networks of science centres and science engagement professionals. Feature article by Julie Becker published in Spokes#5, Fall 2014
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
science centre networks, europe, mapping
Book or article
Rijkstudio, a personalized online tool allowing visitors to create their own collection and download it for creative projects – or buy posters, cards etc. of their favourite pieces. www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio
Spokes resource
October 2014 - What is the motivation behind a museum website visit? Feature article by Rui Guerra published in Spokes#5, Fall 2014
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
museum website, motivation, analytics
Book or article
Spokes resource
July 2014 - Paper by Emily Dawson published in 2014 in the Science Education journal. Explores how people from low-income, minority ethnic groups perceive and experience exclusion from informal science education (ISE) institutions, such as museums and science centers.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
social inclusion, minority, ethnic group, access, barrier
Report
Spokes resource
July 2014 - Witness the collective power of Ecsite members. Together in 2013, we created the largest ever gathering of science engagement practitioners in Europe, collected 1,000 citizens’ views on urban waste management, delivered 9 pan-European projects, drank 2,760 coffees in three days of Annual Conference…
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
annual report, 2013
Book or article
The Science LinX live project takes scientists and visitors out of campus, onto surprising locations such as canal boats or private kitchens.
Spokes resource
June 2014 - Are science centres run by or born from universities shaping the future of science centres at large? Feature article by René Fransen published in Spokes#4, Summer 2014
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
University, science centres, collaboration, Science Gallery, universum, ScienceLinx

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