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Transforming Practice

This summer the Science and Industry Museum had a full programme of solar related shows and workshops to coincide with the new temporary exhibition ‘The Sun’. Maxwell Hamilton reflects on the application of science capital research in this programme of Explainer-led activities and beyond.

Bridget Holligan, Director of Education and Engagement, Science Oxford shares how Science Oxford have kicked off their ‘Science Capital in Practice’ grant with a training day exploring their existing understanding of science capital and how they will be integrating it into their programme.

This summer, the Science Museum’s temporary exhibition, Top Secret, invites visitors into a world of secret communications and intelligence. Hannah Daley, the Exhibition Project Manager who led the project, shares the ways that the team worked to make the exhibition family friendly.

In the second of two posts, Maxwell Hamilton explores how a science capital approach helped to transform visitor interactions in the newly refurbished Textiles Gallery, at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.

To coincide with the anniversary of the Apollo Moon missions, Charlie Pike, our Learning Producer, shares how we created our Chatterbox Challenge random challenge generator to explore the theme of space in the Science Museum.