STS.454 Museums, Science and Technology
Examines science, technology and museums. Includes regular readings and discussions about the evolution of museums of science and technology from (roughly) 1800 to the present. Students undertake special projects linked to the MIT Museum's re-location to a new building under construction in Kendall Square. Students act as informal consultants to the MIT Museum, offering proposals for innovative elements that will be seriously considered for inclusion in the new Museum.
This class has no prerequisites.
STS.454 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by J. Durant.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays in 4-251.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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