How can natural history museums support secondary science teaching and learning? A consultative study

January 1st, 2006 | RESEARCH

This report presents the findings of a qualitative study that asked 38 secondary science teachers, ‘How can natural history museums effectively support science teaching and learning?’ A partnership of four natural history museums across England, teachers from their local areas and a university education department were involved. The museums work in partnership to support school science at 11–18. In-depth focus groups held at the museums and questionnaires were used.


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Sally Collins, Author, Natural History Museum, London
Andy Lee, Author, Natural History Museum, London

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Scientists | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Life science
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Museum and Science Center Exhibits | Museum and Science Center Programs | Public Programs