Breaking News! Communicating Science Headlines while They’re Hot

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 13 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Susan Heilman, Senior Education Associate, Museum of Science
Session Moderator:
Susan Heilman, Senior Education Associate, Museum of Science
Presenters:
Dave Patten, Head of New Media, Science Museum, Patty Rhule, Director, Exhibit Development, Newseum and Lauren Van Derzee, Educator, Sciencenter

In the age of social media, how can science centers reinvent themselves as the go-to sources for science news? Hear how museums highlight this in different ways—with exhibits, presentations, activities, and digital media. Then brainstorm ways to insert your museum into today’s headline-making science conversations!

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