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Informalscience seeks to promote and advance the field of informal learning in science and other domains. This site is a place to share knowledge and support a community of learners to inform informal science learning standards and practices.

The website is an ongoing project of the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Learning in Out of School Environments (UPCLOSE) at the Learning Research and Development Center. UPCLOSE is a group of researchers and educators dedicated to building and applying a practical theory of learning and teaching in informal environments. Through creative partnerships with museums and other non-profits, we are exploring new ways to conceptualize and evaluate informal learning.