Bringing cutting-edge science into the classroom, 'Big Picture' is a free post-16 resource for teachers exploring issues around biology and medicine.
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Informal science learning
We have published a review of informal science learning in the UK.
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The future of science depends on the quality of science teaching today.
The Wellcome Trust has a long-standing enthusiasm and commitment to ensuring an excellent science education for all students. This is because it is impossible to have extraordinary science without extraordinary scientists and a public eager to understand and gain from their work.
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