Get involved in the Museum of Natural History's Super Science Saturday, 10 March
23 January 2018
Public Engagement - opportunity
The Museum of Natural History's popular family science day, Super Science Saturday, returns on 10 March, and is looking for researchers to get involved, along the theme of 'People and Planet' to support it's new project 'Operation Earth' and their major new exhibition, 'Settlers'.
The event will take place 12-4pm and everyone is welcome to submit an activity idea. There's also a £25 budget available for each stall - claimable via expenses.
If you're interested, please send your activities idea form (in downloads) to Carly Smith-Huggins by 2 Feb.
You might also be interested in the opportunity to present a new workshop and activities as part of the Operation Earth programme - see the role description for full details - deadline is 26 Jan.
You will need to be available and committed for all of the following:
- Attend a training session on Friday 9th February- 4 hours.
- Observe a show delivered by Museum staff on Tuesday 13th February.
- Presenters must also be able to deliver 4-5 family shows on a rota basis over the period of March – October 2018.
- Shows will be on Saturdays or during the school holidays of no regular pattern (but already programmed) and presenters will be required to be present from 1-4pm, which includes two 30 mins shows.
- Presenters are required to learn a script for both the role of the doctor and Earthy.
You can watch a film about Super Science Saturdays below:
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