A welcome to Wellcome and informal learning about science
Around 80% of a child’s waking hours are spent outside of school. That’s a big chunk of time, especially when you’re eight years old and the summer holidays are stretching out in front of you, and children don’t stop learning when they leave the school gates. This time is a fantastic opportunity for children to learn in different contexts and through more informal channels: through activities or events, festivals or games.
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The science engagement community in the UK provides many exciting and innovative opportunities of…
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