Science

New ‘wild’ home learning hub helps parents be fun science teachers

Wildlife charity WWT has launched its new online ‘wild’ home learning hub to help hard pressed parents teach their primary school aged children key parts of the science curriculum. New resources, covering different conservation science themes, will be released weekly on a Monday morning during lockdown. WWT has 70 years’ …

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Free science lessons from MEL Science

MEL Science, a leading science education company, has launched free online science lessons with practical experiments that students can carry out at home. School closures mean that many science teachers and parents are wondering how to handle practical hands-on experiments for students at home. Against a backdrop of a $1bn …

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15,000 free books to be given away to UK schools to get children excited about space

An exciting new school project will encourage thousands of British students to realise their inner space expert and explore the Universe, thanks to teaching resources including 15,000 free books. To celebrate the UK’s involvement with one of the most globally-anticipated space missions, the James Webb Space Telescope, the Science and …

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University of Hertfordshire announces collaboration to boost the quality of science in primary schools

The University of Hertfordshire has announced the launch of a pioneering collaboration with the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) to support the delivery and development of the Primary Science Quality Mark (PSQM). Professor Ian Campbell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University and Professor Dudley Shallcross, CEO of PSTT, formally confirmed the …

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Cambridgeshire students are invited to go Into Orbit during The IET FIRST® LEGO® League Cambridge tournament

FIRST® LEGO® League, a global science and technology challenge, is now open to entry for teams of young people from across Cambridgeshire. This year’s theme is INTO ORBIT and teams of 9 – 16 year olds will be taken on an ‘out of this world’ experience as they explore space-themed …

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Winchester Science Centre launches the ultimate STEM school trip, with a pricing structure designed to build science capital for all

School children are invited to explore science and take a guided mission through space, as part of Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium’s new ultimate STEM experience for school visits. The new all-inclusive experience is designed to spark curiosity and ignite passion and enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). …

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