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ASTC On Air withJean-Pascal van Ypersele

Another edition of ASTC On Air was streamed live online on Thursday, June 25. This time, we spoke with Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice-Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Professor of Climatology and Environmental Sciences at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. ASTC On Air is a new series in... Read More

ASTC-Member Representatives at the Afterschool For All Challenge

On March 10, 2015, hundreds of afterschool advocates gathered in Washington, DC to visit Capitol Hill and communicate their support for the impact and importance of federal investments in afterschool programs as part of the 15th Afterschool For All Challenge. ASTC and the Afterschool Alliance, through funding from the Noyce Foundation, participated in the Afterschool... Read More

ASTC On Air withLidia Brito

Another edition of ASTC On Air with was streamed live online Monday, May 18, 2015. This time, we interviewed Lidia Brito, Director of UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Watch the recording below.) ASTC On Air is a new series in which we interview fascinating individuals outside the museum field... Read More

How do you envision 3D printing finding a place in science centers and museums? Do you already use or have plans for 3D printing?

This is an extended discussion of the question that appeared in the Viewpoints department of the May/June 2015 issue of Dimensions magazine.   “. . . 3D printing and design can electrify various literacies and creative capacities of children in accordance with the spirit of the interconnected, information-based world.” —V. Kostakis, V. Niaros, and C.... Read More