When most people think of engineering, greasy hands and overalls might come to mind. Yet look around you and behind almost everything you see, you will find the work of an engineer…
When thinking about what science capital in practice can mean, we find it helpful to visit other museums and science centres to find good examples of how they engage their audiences.
Science is a social and creative endeavour.
When you feel connected, excited or passionate about something you have experienced or discovered, you want to share and talk about it with other people.
From exhibitions on contemporary science to periodic table tea towels in the gift shop, museums and science centres are brimming with science content.
With amazing authentic objects, cutting edge science stories and hands on experiences, museums and science centres are a rich learning resource that spark curiosity and show how science has transformed all our lives.