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International Science Center and Science Museum Day

Science centers and museums celebrate ISCSMD 2019

From original videos to free admission days to special family activities, museums marked International Science Center and Science Museum Day in a wide variety of ways: Domus, Museos Científicos Coruñeses in A Coruña, Spain, opened a new exhibit, Bocados, with several activities on water, equality, and health: preparing meals, an interactive screen display, and origami. Mid-Hudson... Read More

ISCSMD at The Franklin Institute

As we approach International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), read about how The Franklin Institute is marking the occasion. Tell us how you plan to observe ISCSMD by emailing ASTC’s Walter Staveloz at wstaveloz@astc.org. This year for International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), The Franklin Institute is crafting our celebration around... Read More

Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day

On November 10, science and technology centers and museums around the world will be celebrating International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD). This celebration encourages museums to highlight their efforts to partner with their communities to address local and global challenges, especially those that advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As community... Read More

How Will You Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day?

Each year on November 10, International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) celebrates the idea that engaging all people in science and technology encourages action towards sustainability rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Toward this end, ISCSMD promotes the awareness and advancement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. ISDSMD highlights the work science... Read More

ISCSMD 2018 Celebrations Across the Globe

On November 10, 2018, science centers and museums around the world celebrated the third annual International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD).  From science demonstrations and special guest lectures to hands-on experiments and workshops—participating institutions offered a diverse range of learning activities throughout the day. Collectively these institutions highlighted the unique impact and reach of... Read More

Webinars—ISCSMD Is for IMPACT: Best Practices and How to Join In

On August 9, International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) hosted two online discussions, in which staff from science centers and museums of all sizes shared their success stories about participating in 2017, what they are planning for 2018’s event, and some of the helpful resources and tools available to participating organizations. These discussions... Read More

Webcast Discussion—ISCSMD 2017: What We Did

Click here to watch a recording of this ISCSMD webcast discussion.     The breadth and depth of events produced by institutions around the world for International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) on November 10 was stunning. From STEM programs for Syrian refugee children—to a science café for girls and women scientists—to children... Read More

Sustainable Development Goals and Achieving Gender Equality

During International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) on November 10, a new Girls: STEM-SDG Marathon will highlight how women and girls are using science to help achieve the world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Over the course of the day—across 30 global time zones—the marathon will showcase interviews with these amazing people who are working... Read More