Research & Evaluation

Biomimicry 2010 Formative Evaluation

Report date: August, 2010



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General Description: 

After completing the Biomimicry: Synthetic Gecko Tape activity, surveys were distributed to fourteen visitors. The survey was designed to elicit information regarding the degree of visitor interest, enjoyment, and ease in understanding the activity. Responding visitors for this activity actually participated in a week-long program; some of their responses reflect their participation in numerous activities.

Major Findings: 

The Gecko activity engaged visitors well in terms of visitor interest, enjoyment, and understanding. Many visitors connected with the Big Idea, giving responses related to new applications in nanotechnology science, but many also came away from the activity with a better understanding of connections between nature and nanotechnology.

Type of product(s) studied: 

  • Program

Method(s) of data collection: 

  • surveys


Sarah Cohn
Denise Huynh

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