Community Science Workshops and Shared Authorship of Space: Interview with Emilyn Green

Museum 2.0

The people were of all ages--moms with babies strapped to their fronts, six year-olds using skillsaws, pre-teens building robots, teenagers doing homework. We received two rounds of NSF funding in the 1990s to expand. We received NSF funding for three years and then it cut off. For example, the Exploratorium is an extraordinarily participatory museum, but it''s not nearly as participatory as a Community Science Workshop.

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