Innovation in out-of-school science
Issue 358 | Page 57 | Published Sep 2015
Taking the view that practical activities provide learning experiences in which students interact with materials or with secondary sources of data to observe and understand the natural world, this article demonstrates how and why science can be taught effectively outside the classroom. Examples are given of successful projects involving schools, museums, science centres and botanic gardens from the UK and elsewhere.
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