Theater in Brazilian science museums and centers

Leonardo Maciel Moreira Martha Marandino About the authors

Abstract

This qualitative research, based on a descriptive and exploratory study, examines how theater is used as a science communication strategy by Brazilian science museums and centers. Data was collected through a survey emailed to 24 Brazilian institutions identified as science museums and centers. Content analysis was performed, using cross-sectional thematic analysis. It was found that respondents’ activities could be classified as approaching theater as an educational support.

science theater; science dissemination; science museums; science centers

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