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Project Title: Communicating Chemistry in Informal Settings

PIN: DELS-BCST-10-08         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Science Education
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology

Hughes, Kathryn

Subject/Focus Area:
Education; Math, Chemistry and Physics

Communicating Chemistry in Informal Settings
May 22, 2013 - May 23, 2013
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Amanda Khu
Phone: 202-334-2156
Fax: 202-334-1961


Open Session, Room 205

10:15 am Welcome and Introductions

10:20 am Perspective from NSF AISL, Study Sponsor, Alphonse DeSena
Context and Expectations

10:40 am Panel: Relevant NRC Reports and Activities
- Learning Science in Informal Environments, Taking Science to School, Discipline-Based Education Research, Martin Storksdieck
- Chemistry in Primetime and Online: Communicating Chemistry in Informal Environments Workshop Summary, William F. Carroll, Jr.
- Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences, Keegan Sawyer

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Grunwald Associates and EDC Presentation
- Data-gathering efforts
- Overview of the preliminary/draft landscape study
- Discussion

3:00 pm Break

3:20 pm Discussion with Grunwald Associates and EDC Continued

4:00 pm Adjourn Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
David Ucko
Mark Ratner
Lawrence Bell
Diane Bunce
Luis Echegoyen
Michael Stieff
Bruce Lewenstein via telephone

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Statement of task
Balance and composition of the committee
Data needs
Structure of the draft report

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Agenda book
Relevant NRC reports
Draft landscape study report

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 24, 2013