Getting teachers thinking about how to extend classroom activities into the home

When designing learning resources, activities and events as part of the Enterprising Science project, we have repeatedly tried to create connections between science and students’ homes, families and local communities. This isn’t easy, but it’s always at the forefront of … Continue reading Getting teachers thinking about how to extend classroom activities into the home

Connecting personal experiences to the Science Museum’s Cravings exhibition

We’ve been working on an auditing and reflection tool based on the science capital dimensions, to see what it could tell us about our practice.  I checked out the Science Museum’s Cravings exhibition (before it closed) with it in hand. The … Continue reading Connecting personal experiences to the Science Museum’s Cravings exhibition

What is the Enterprising Science project?

Enterprising Science is a five-year partnership (2013-2017) across the Science Museum Group and King’s College London, supported by BP. This research and development project uses the concept of science capital (science-related qualifications, interest, literacy and social contacts) to understand how … Continue reading What is the Enterprising Science project?