‘Sapporo Science Map’ is a web project which is internet-based and related to local community for education of science communicators. The website is made by students where various geographic spots in the city are introduced in terms of related scientific stories. The basic concept is to connect ‘science’ and ‘place’. Connecting science with different areas is a good strategy to gather wider interest in science communication. What conditions are essential to make such connections successful is discussed.

">
 [PCST]
PCST Network

Public Communication of Science and Technology

 

‘Sapporo Science Map’ Project to connect ‘science’ and ‘place’ by weblog

Gensei Ishimura   CoSTEP (Communicators in Science and Technology Education Program) , Hokkaido University, Japan

Shuko Ohtsu   CoSTEP (Communicators in Science and Technology Education Program) , Hokkaido University, Japan

‘Sapporo Science Map’ is a web project which is internet-based and related to local community for education of science communicators. The website is made by students where various geographic spots in the city are introduced in terms of related scientific stories. The basic concept is to connect ‘science’ and ‘place’. Connecting science with different areas is a good strategy to gather wider interest in science communication. What conditions are essential to make such connections successful is discussed.

[PDF 203.89 kB]Download the full paper (PDF 203.89 kB)

BACK TO TOP