This work discusses the participation of researchers in the Reading and Science Program in the Museum of Life. Integrating part of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), in Rio de Janeiro, the museum has as its aim to inform and educate people in science, health and technology in a playful and interactive way. The Program proposition of work is based on the articulation between literature for children and young people and science departing from themes related to health and environment, which are contemplated by the institution. Our study is based on interviews which were conducted with researchers, on the questions that arise during the debate with the visiting audience and on observations made by the team. From the accomplished analysis, we searched for comprehending how this program can contribute to the popularization of science.
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