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Learning Team

It’s September again and for students all over it’s time to think ahead to the new academic year. We in the Learning Support Team have also shined our shoes and restocked our pencil cases ready to welcome half a million education group visitors to the Science Museum this year. Our main role is to give advice and plan visits to the Museum for all education groups from nurseries, schools and university students, to Scouts and Brownies as well as booking […]

Homemade games controllers created in our Game On workshops.

Discover more about our brand new free family workshop, Game On, celebrates 40 years of gaming.

Handprints of Alyaa (and her brother Maxi) who was the 1 millionth visitor to latest version of Launchpad. Credit: Science Museum.

As the Science Museum prepares to begin building an ambitious new Interactive gallery, we wave a fond farewell to Launchpad. Simon, an Explainer at the Museum, reflects on working in previous incarnations of the gallery.

Anna Fisher, Learning Resources Project Coordinator, shares the latest news from the Building Bridges project. An amazing VIP late-night event occurred at the Science Museum last week for students involved in the Building Bridges project.  The students have been working with us all year and this special celebration was a chance for them to show off the work they have done to their families, and get involved in a variety of exciting activities such as extracting strawberry DNA, eating ice cream made […]

Revelations: Experiments in Photography at Media Space, Science Museum © Kate Elliott

Revelations: Experimentations in Photography traces the impact of early scientific experiments on the history of photography and showcases the innovative scientists and artists who strived to see the world anew. Early pioneers like Alan Archibald Campbell-Swinton and Eadweard Muybridge were driven by a desire to reveal the invisible processes and structures of our physical world. This desire is still with us and today there are countless magazines, websites and blogs dedicated to sharing photographic experiments – both dark room and […]