Dead Sea Scrolls Bus Trip
Region wide bus trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul. Coach bus was contracted to take 55 participants to the Science Museum of Minnesota to view the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. While there, the attendees were free to visit the rest of the Museum as well.
Event Dates and Locations: June 26, 2010 St. Paul. MN. 53 people attended, plus the two that missed the bus met us in St. Paul for the tour.
Partner Organization(s): Perham Area Public Library prepared and distributed publicity, registered participants, assisted in chaperoning the trip, communicated with registrants concerning details of the trip.
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, post-test;End user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status
Participants gained a much greater understanding of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the religious and political issues of the times in which they were written. They also became aware of how and when they were discovered and the process necessary to bring them into proper hands and make them available for study and display. (knowledge)Many responses indicated that it was a religious experience for them: "I felt God's presence in the room" "It was the single most important experience of my life". (attitude, condition)