ASTC 2019 Presentations and Resources

Below are downloadable materials that organizers submitted by the deadline—from preconference Intensive workshops, poster presentations, and sessions.

On ASTC’s Vimeo page, you can watch the ASTC 2019 showcase with videos of the opening keynote by Jenn Gustetic, the Alan J. Friedman Dialogues, plenary with Raj Pandya and Stella Bowles, and more.

Preconference Intensive Workshops

Emotion in the Science Center
How to Present a Universe of Data through OpenSpace | 1 , 2 , 3
Playing with the Future: Creating Exhibits and Programs that Immerse Visitors in Futures Thinking
Up the Learning Curve: Tips and Networking for New CEOs and Senior Leaders

Poster Presentations

Climate Change Program and Exhibit Showcase
Design Thinking for Exceptional Visitor Experiences
Developing YOUth! Year Three Results of a Longitudinal Study of STEM Youth Development Program Alumni
Engaging Children in Science Inquiry Skills with Interactive, Digital Comics | 1 , 2 , 3
Introduction of Creative Café: The Theme-based Maker Space
Long-term ISE Programming, and Persistence in STEM
More than the Child: The Impacts of Museum STEM Programs on the Family
Museum after Dark: Capturing the Elusive Millennial
Museums in Service to Young Multilingual Learners: A National Needs Assessment
NASA Resources for You!
STEM Celebrations! Moon Landings, Earth Day 50th Anniversary, International Year of the Periodic Table, Solar Eclipses
Study of the Effects of the Museographic Environment on the Perceptive Experience of Visitors
There’s No Time: Rapid Front-end Reporting with Infographics | 1 , 2
Touch Anywhere to Begin: Meta-Evaluation of Touchscreen Interactives

Concurrent Sessions

Addressing Barriers to Participation: Making the Museums of the Future Equitable, Inclusive, and Accessible | 1 , 2
Amplify: Managing Microaggressions and Countering Stereotypes against Women and Girls in STEM
An Artist Walks into a Science Museum . . . Approaches for Bringing Artists and Visitors Together
Are We Promising the Moon?—Lessons Learned on Group Visitor Engagement
Beyond the Walls—Building Community with Offsite Camps
Bringing Chemists and Chemistry Experiments into Your Museum and Out into Your Community
Can’t We Be Friends? Bringing Development and Programming Together for Better Results and Job Satisfaction | 1 , 2
Collaborations Gone Wild: How Community Buy-in Can Make or Break Program Scaling
Conquering Complexity with Active Engagement
Creating Sustainable Partnerships with Schools: Innovative Extensions to Your Professional Learning Programs | 1 , 2 , 3 , 4
Creating, Re-Designing Professional Learning Experiences for Teachers and Museum Educators: Creating Collaborations, Utilizing Best Practices | 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
Even Space Shuttles Have Expiration Dates: Gracefully Ending Successful Programs | 1 , 2
Forward to the Moon: Inspired NASA Museum Collaborations Build Future Communities
From Modest to Moonshot: What’s Next for Museum R&D?
Getting the Most from Your Volunteer Program, or How to Train Your Dragons | 1 , 2
Got a Teacher PD Problem? Let’s Shoot for the Moon and Solve It!
Highlighting STEM for Young Children while Keeping the Tinkering Intact: Program Development, Facilitation, and Environments | 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
NIH SEPA Funding for ISE Exhibits—Program Overview and Grant Writing Workshop
Planting the Seed . . . Creating Wonderment and Fascination
Practice What You Preach: Training Staff on STEM Practices | 1 , 2
Practice-based Facilitation: Advancing Science Centers’ Capacity to Engage Visitors in STEM Practices
Putting It on Paper: The Power of an Equity and Inclusion Statement
Redefine and Redesign-FLASH SESSION | 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
Science Outreach at the Cutting Edge: Design-A-Palooza
Team Tools for Creative Idea Generation and Reflection
The Dark Side of the Moon: Exploring Our Failures, Foibles, and Fantasies
The Guest Is Never Wrong, but Not Always Right | 1 , 2
The Power of Small: A Strategic Advantage
Transforming Learning Approaches-FLASH SESSION | 1 , 2
U.S. Federal STEM Education Strategic Plan: An Ask Me, Tell Me Session
Virtual Reality and Immersive Technologies: A Roadmap for New Forms of Audience Engagement
You Never Get a Second First Day, Week, Year—Starting New Team Members Off Right