Eileen Perrie, Engagement and Programming Manager at Locomotion, shares the experience of Locomotion’s partnership with Greenfield Academy to support their careers learning.
Whether they come as part of an educational group, with their family or as independent visitors, teenagers are an important audience to inspire and engage. Here we share some of our top tips for engaging young people, as advised by young people themselves.
In this ‘Out and about’ blog, Pete Jeffrey-Bourne, Science Museum Group Academy Resource Developer, pays a visit to the Royal Armouries in Leeds. He shares how the experience encouraged science talk and helps visitors link STEM to their everyday lives.
Careers guidance and education doesn’t need to be limited to the classroom. Here we share our experience and top tips for supporting groups to discuss and explore careers as part of a museum visit.
Jess Sashaw, SMG Academy Programme Leader, shares her experience of developing a series of self-led training videos for teachers and group leaders.
Young children learn through play. Storytelling creates a highly playful and meaningful context in which children can develop their skills and learn about the world around them. For World Book Day we show you how you can extend this learning experience by connecting a child’s favourite story to some of our fun and accessible activities.
Our learning resources website currently holds over 140 resources which can be used and adapted at home, out and about, in community groups and at school. The Science Museum Group’s Academy and Resources team reflect on their top resources that you should try in 2023.
Hannah-Rose Ford Tomlinson, SMG Audience Researcher, has presented science on screen for BBC Bitesize, Blue Peter, and various teams within SMG. She shares her top tips for how to present to camera, especially if you’re more used to performing in person.
Cheryl McAndrew, an Explainer at the Science Museum London, shares her experiences of delivering a science-based engineering workshop called Stacking Shapes for the Gadgeteers Summer Reading Challenge 2022.
In October 2022, Gabriela Heck, a PhD student from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), in Brazil, visited Beth Hawkins, at the Science Museum London, to talk about her PhD research around science capital, science museums and inclusion of people with disabilities in STEM fields. Here she shares detail of her research and how she is working to raise awareness of science capital and inclusion in Brazil.