Introducing and Evaluating the Scientific Event " what is going on in the brain?"

Document Type : Report



The aims of sciencedisseminationis engaging and engaging the general public with science through various means and methods. One of these methods is holding scientific events. The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which the goals of the “what is going on in the brain” event have been achieved and the characteristics of informal education. The statistical population of the study consisted of people over 20 years old and students attending the event during the event. 46 parents and 205 students were selected by random sampling method. Data were collected using a three-part researcher-made questionnaire
: Demographic characteristics, event content, non-formal education features and suggestions. The results of the data analysis showed that the visitors satisfaction of from the (parents and students) event and the achievement of the goals was predetermined (more than 70%). Furthermoremost of the stations had informal training features. These results show the public's interest in participating in science events, and the need for more attention from organizations and trustees to organize these events, and to address the scientific needs and interests of visitors when designing events.


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