Saturday, October 21, 2017: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Megan Pratt, The Pensacola MESS Hall
Elisabeth Demke, Gateway to Science, Becca Hatheway, National Center for Atmospheric Research/UCAR, Andrew Lloyd, International Centre for Life, Brindha Muniappan, MIT Museum and David Sittenfeld, Museum of Science
How can science museums be a safe place for challenging ideas, opening people's eyes to understandings of the other side, and the equivocation that is science? Discuss your successes and failures with museum colleagues as we explore programs, exhibits, and strategies that respect visitors’ views but convey challenging science concepts.