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ASTC 2016 Business Meeting

Written by Sean Smith Earlier today, ASTC president and CEO Anthony (Bud) Rock and ASTC Board of Directors chair Linda Conlon formally opened and led the business meeting portion of the 2016 ASTC Annual Conference at the Tampa Convention Center. Conlon began the meeting by “recognizing the leaders in the field for their service” and... Read More

Live Demo Hour

The Live Demo Hour started with a bang, then highlighted science, technology, engineering, art, and math through demonstrations, drama, and music. Miss the show? Want to experience it again? Check out the photo slideshow and videos below. Thank you to all the presenters! Eddie Goldstein, Boulder, Colorado Dustin McMullen and William Milec, Museum of Science... Read More

ASTC Creativity Garden Minigrants: How ASTC Institutions Got Creative!

Written by Lesley Markham and Wendy Hancock Dancing the engineering process, building and racing drones, and exploring science through storytelling were just a few of the Creativity Garden projects—out of 87 projects supported by ASTC—highlighted in an ASTC 2016 session this morning. With the generous support of Disney, ASTC awarded minigrants to 87 ASTC-member science... Read More

The Post-Brexit “New Divide” and the Importance of Engaging with Migrants and Refugees

ASTC Chair Linda Conlon, chief executive of the International Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom, electrified the audience during the opening session of the 2016 ASTC Annual Conference on Saturday morning, September 24, at the Tampa Convention Center.  Her warning of the importance of science centers engaging with migrants and refugees... Read More