:: Volume 18, Issue 2 (Iranian South Medical Journal 2015) ::
Iran South Med J 2015, 18(2): 448-468 Back to browse issues page
Rationale behind the establishment of science museum as a lifelong educational approach
Farzaneh Yousefi1, Iraj Nabipour2, Alireza Raeisi1, Abdolmajid Mosleh3, Reza Azin4, Majid Assadi5
1- The Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- The Persian Gulf Marine Biotechnology Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr. Iran
Future Studies Group, The Academy of Medical Sciences of the I.R.Iran
3- Department of Business Management, Faculty of Humanisties and Literature, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, Persian Gulf. University, Bushehr, Iran
5- The Persian Gulf Nuclear Medicine Research Center, The Persian Gulf Biomedical Research Institute, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , assadipoya@yahoo.com
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The museum of science and technology is a center based on science to present the up-to-date achievements of sciences and technologies from all over the world with the goal of improvement in knowledge and science of society by exhibits, equipment and devices, how people can learn science practically. On the other hand, the museum of science and technology is a place for presenting sciences that convert to visual and practical actions and exhibits that visitors, based on their interest, previous knowledge and capacity, can learn new things in a simple way during a short course. Several valuable benefits have been presented by museums of science and technology from all over the world, such as useful scientific and non-scientific jobs, economic development, exchange of sciences between universities, research centers and other museums of science and technology. This review, evaluate the structure, goals and achievements of the museum of science and technology and its benefits for society, people, city and country.

Keywords: museum, science, technology, education
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 2015/01/26 | Accepted: 2015/03/28 | Published: 2015/05/3


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