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Exploring science through play

Aimed at KS1 educators, our new Exploring Science Through Play training course shares interactive, research-informed approaches to exploring science through playful learning experiences.

two teachers participate in the Mystery Boxes activity

Our courses are free for educators in the UK and delivered by our friendly, expert trainers. Full day courses include lunch as well as resources and materials for you to take away with you. If you book a slot but can no longer attend, please email us as soon as possible to allow other educators to book.

Science Museum, London

Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

National Railway Museum, York

What is the course about?

This course will support you to create engaging, inspiring and meaningful science learning experiences for your KS1 students.

During this hands-on course you will explore a range of practical techniques and activities that help your students to develop their science skills in playful ways.

All activities use easily obtainable materials, so that you can use them in your classroom straightaway.

What will I learn?

This course will provide you with:

  • Ways to create playful and engaging science experiences informed by good practice from recent research.
  • New ideas to use with your students to build their scientific skills.
  • Tools and techniques to support effective discussion in and beyond the classroom.

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