The Use of Education Collections in Natural History Museums
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The purpose of this research project is to provide patterns and comparisons found in the utilization of an education collection within natural history museums. Through a comparative case study, this project explores the evaluation of three education collections and the use of objects within educational programming. Each case study will examine the management and care of these collections, as well as the organization and classification of the objects. This research will also look at the uses of these objects in educational programming at three natural history museums. A research project was conducted in order to assess the value and utilization of education collections in natural history museums according to selected museum professionals.