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2010-01-28Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.18452/8666
Secondary school program at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History
dc.contributor.authorLloyd, Sarah
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-16T21:41:22Z
dc.date.available2017-06-16T21:41:22Z
dc.date.created2010-01-28
dc.date.issued2010-01-28none
dc.identifier.urihttp://edoc.hu-berlin.de/18452/9318
dc.description.abstractThe Oxford University Museum of Natural History runs a series of themed science study days for up to 300 Key Stage 5 students. The day’s program includes short lectures from academics and curators and a range of smaller group activities. The program always features an activity called ‘Science Behind the Headlines’; a small group discussion framed around a theme taken from science stories in the news and focused on a topic covered in one of the lectures. Groups are facilitated by scientists from within the University. Scientists are given a framework to work with. Those with little experience can support the more experienced and everyone willing to contribute can be involved in the program. Uptake from both schools and academics is very strong; the university museum context provides an ideal opportunity for students and scientists to engage. Each discussion is unique; however ‘Science Behind the Headlines’ enables students to understand the impact that science has on their lives and provides role models to inspire students to consider a career in science.eng
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherInternational Committee for University Museums and Collections (UMAC)
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProceedings of the 8th Conference of the International Committee of ICOM for University Museums and Collections (UMAC), Manchester, 16th–20th September 2008, pp 75-76
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
dc.subjectThemed science study dayseng
dc.subjectStudentseng
dc.subjectGroup discussioneng
dc.subjectScience behind the headlineseng
dc.titleSecondary school program at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-100104371
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-100173927
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.18452/8666
local.edoc.container-titleProceedings of the 8th Conference of the International Committee of ICOM for University Museums and Collections (UMAC), Manchester, 16th–20th September 2008
local.edoc.pages2
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local.edoc.container-typeperiodical
local.edoc.container-type-nameZeitschrift
local.edoc.container-volume2009
local.edoc.container-issue2
local.edoc.container-year2009
local.edoc.container-firstpage75
local.edoc.container-lastpage76
local.edoc.container-erstkatid2590340-8

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