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My name is Edward Cecil and I recently won the First News Takeover Challenge competition at the Science Museum. To enter, I had to send in a video saying why I wanted the job and I said that I wanted the chance to teach other children and adults about science, and to inspire people to get involved with science. The winner of the competition won the role of an Explainer in the Science Museum for a day – that person […]

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 […]

Explainer Affelia in our Learning team looks at some mischievous mirrors in the Science Museum.  Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? We all know this famous saying from Snow White, but mirrors are incredibly useful in our day to day lives. We use them in the morning to check our hair, in cars to avoid crashes and some buildings have them in corridors for safety. But there are some other, more mischievous, ways to use […]

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