Encouraging Kids Who Don’t Like Science

Some children take to science likes ducks to water, but others seem to just decide that they ‘don’t like science’, which might be because they are scared off by the idea, don’t understand the concepts, or just because they can’t see why science is relevant. Make It Fun Even when …

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Encouraging an Interest in Science

Science has got itself a really bad name. Some people are afraid of science, and think of scientists as people who ‘play God’. Other people think that science is something incomprehensible, full of impenetrable jargon and impossibly long words. But why is it important to know about science? Science is …

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Getting Girls Interested in Science

Traditionally, science – particularly chemistry and physics, as well as maths, computing and technology – has been a male-dominated area. Girls may not be interested in science as a study or as a career because they think it is too hard, or do not want to do something where they …

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