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    Larry Bell has worked in the Education and Exhibit Departments at the Museum of Science in Boston since 1971 where he has served as Education Associate, Director of Exhibit Research and Planning, Head of Exhibits, Associate Director, Vice President for Exhibits, and Sr. Vice President for Research, Development and Production. Through a series of National Science Foundation grants from 1986 to the present, he developed a new model for science center exhibits employing contructivist learning experiences to provide visitors with practice in scientific thinking skills. Currently he is engaged in the early stages of a strategic plan for informal technology education at the Museum and heads the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, a major NSF initiative to raise public awareness, understanding, and engagement with nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. He received a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Earth and Planetary Science from M.I.T. in 1971.

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