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GET INVOLVED: Science Museum opens its digital doors during lockdown

GET INVOLVED: Science Museum opens its digital doors during lockdown

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Whilst the museum doors are closed for now,  'Science Museum Group Collection' remains open to explore from home.

The Science Museum Group is the world’s leading group of science museums.

They share the stories of innovations and people that shaped our world and are transforming the future.

Here’s some of the things they are offering during lockdown:

 

Educational Resources:

The Science Museum Group's free learning resources offer a host of fun and educational activities for home-schooling parents and carers, teachers, and children to learn on their own.

Activities range from science experiments using ingredients from the kitchen cupboard, to arts and craft activities including making your own periscope and pinball machine.

The Science Museum Group has also joined forces with BBC Bitesize Daily to bring the thrills of science into living rooms across the country with hands-on activities to try at home, from making instant ice cream to using water to defy the laws of gravity, and spectacular demonstrations from the Science Museum’s Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery.

The special lockdown lessons will be broadcast from Monday 11 – Friday 15 January.

 

Events:

Throughout 2021, the Science Museum Group is hosting a series of 'Climate Talks'.

Connecting audiences with a distinguished line-up of international speakers as they discuss how to tackle the problems facing our communities due to climate change.

Kicking off on Thursday 28 January, mathematician and broadcaster Dr Hannah Fry chairs a panel of experts – including famed conservationist Dr Jane Goodall – to explore the big question Climate Change: Why Should We Care?

Through this you can delve into the science, hear facts about the state of our planet and be inspired to take action by efforts from across the globe which are beginning to make a real difference. This event is recommended for ages 14+ or KS3 and above.

On Thursday 21 JanuaryScience Museum Group Chief Executive Sir Ian Blatchford is joined in conversation by Labour MP and author Chris Bryant to discuss his latest book, which tells the story of the remarkable contribution to Britain's involvement in the Second World War made by a group of young, queer British MPs.

Science Museum's curator of technology and engineering Dr Elizabeth Bruton will chair this one-off online event that delves into an extraordinary story of unsung bravery at a defining moment in Britain’s history.

Events are free, but ticket booking is essential.


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