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How can we learn more about youth’s lack of interest in science centres? : A study with a collaborative approach
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS), Center for Social Analysis (CESAM), Social Change, Learning and Social Relations (SLSR).ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1870-683X
2007 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Why do not children in Luleå, Sweden, voluntarily visit the local science centre when they become teenagers? Obviously, in order to study this question the starting-point has to be teenagers’ lives and how the science centre fit into it. This paper focus on how a collaborative approach can give the researcher opportunities to account for the teenagers’ agenda. It is based on a study which provided findings that suggests that the main problem with science centre exhibits from the teenagers’ point of view is the lack of possibilities for personal meaning-making.

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2007.
Keywords [en]
Science centre, Teenagers
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Pedagogy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-4402OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-4402DiVA, id: diva2:318949
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American Education Research Association conference in Chicago in April 2007
Available from: 2010-05-11 Created: 2010-05-11 Last updated: 2013-10-15Bibliographically approved

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