#exabits: Science Museum

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Teachers or non-teachers out there who are interested in STEM, Computer Science and Computing education, EXABITS is the event to be. Learn and be inspired with ideas, resources and new activities for children to learn. This monthly affair contains different themes and inspirations for all alike. This month’s Science Museum theme: Chinese New Year – find out more about the latest science and emerging technology in China, and discover how its people celebrate the new year.


4.00-6.45pm    Optional pre-meet nearby – details tbc

6.45-7.15pm    Meet & greet in the Energy Cafe (Level 0, next to the gift shop) this is where we’ll plan our itinerary for the evening as well as sharing news of events, projects, resources that support the teaching of #Computing in school and #DigitalMaking. It provides a chance for you to grab a drink or byte to eat. If you have something interesting to share, please bring it with you – but it will need to pass the security checks at the entrance!

7.15-9.00pm Walkabout –    We’ll wander around together, exploring the different talks, activities and demonstrations throughout the evening. If you refer to the programme released a day or two beforehand on the Science Museum website, you’ll be able to see what’s on offer and help us plan our itinerary for the evening. Sometimes when the theme of the evening does not have strong links to Computing, we plan our own activities.

9pm+ Departure – the Science Museum remains open until 9.45pm, but choose to leave around 9pm or earlier, particularly when it’s a school day the following day. So stay for as little or long as you wish.

On the last Wednesday of every month (except December), the Science Museum closes at 6pm and then re-opens again from 6.45pm until 10:00pm for “Lates”, an evening packed full of talks, demonstrations and hands-on activities. If you arrive before doors open at 6.45pm, you’ll need to join the lengthy queue outside on Exhibition Road.


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Support the Science Museum: Please either make a donation here, when you arrive, or purchase something from the gift shop to support the work of the Science Museum.

Can’t attend, won’t attend: Don’t be disappointed if you can’t make this event – you could host something very similar in your school without requiring too much fuss or organisation. To discover how exa.foundation can support improvement in your school visit: http://exa.foundation/training

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