More about Science from the Start

Science from the Start exists to provide informal science learning opportunities for all, with a focus on inclusivity and promoting diversity, ‘science for everyone’ and play-based family learning.

The project is run by Dr Laura Hobbs, who has a research background in volcanology and experience in science outreach and supporting adult and child learning. General information and interactive online support are delivered through the Facebook page.

Articles about Science from the Start

Nappy Science Gang live chat, 11th August 2015

Hobbs, L., 2015. Spies, Sight, Splints & Snow: Family Friendly History of Science, Technology & Medicine. Viewpoint, 107 (this article contains reports on activities funded by the British Society for the History of Science)

Science from the Start jungle animal factsheets for National Bookstart Week 2015 – also downloadable in pdf format by visiting each individual animal page on the Bookstart website.

Hobbs, L.K., 2015. Play-based science learning activities: Engaging adults and children with informal science learning for pre-schoolers. Science Communication37(3), 405-414 (this article contains reports on activities funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry)

Hobbs, L., 2015. Science from the Start: science for pre-school children. Education in Science, 259, 20-21 (this article contains reports on activities funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry)

Hobbs, L., 2015. Pre-School Palaeontology: Science Learning for the Under-Fives. Geological Society of London guest blog post (this article contains reports on activities funded by the Royal Society of Chemistry)

 

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