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Seminar: Museums, History and Science Learning

///Seminar: Museums, History and Science Learning

Seminar: Museums, History and Science Learning

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS CENTRE FOR HERITAGE RESEARCH in collaboration with the Creative Minds Project, Yorkshire Museums Libraries and Archives Council and the Eureka! The Museum for Children, Halifax, West Yorks, HX1 2NE, UK SEMINAR: MUSEUMS, HISTORY AND SCIENCE LEARNING Date: Thursday 23rd June 2005 at 4.30pm – 6.30pm, tea from 4pm Location: Eureka! , Discovery Road, Halifax * Please send all enquiries: [email protected]

SPEAKERS: Edgar Jenkins (University of Leeds, Centre for Science and Mathematics Education): ‘Museum collections and the teaching of elementary science in the early twentieth century’ Richard Walton (Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Science Education): ‘Making it Real: Teaching Science Education in the Kelham Island Industrial Museum’ Ben Gammon (Head of Learning & Audience Development, Science Museum, London): ‘Life at the exhibit face: the application of learning theory to museum environments’ COMMENTATOR: Melanie Quin, Executive Director, ECSITE-UK, British Association for the Advancement of Science This seminar includes a wine reception sponsored by YMLAC’s Creative Minds project and a viewing of Eureka’s newest Science Gallery ‘Soundspace’ funded by Creative Minds. * For information about travelling to Eureka! see: http://www.eureka.org.uk/plan.htm Eureka! is situated next to Halifax railway station and is accessible for all visitors. PLACES ARE FREE BUT LIMITED SO ADVANCE BOOKING IS STRONGLY ADVISED ****************************************************************************** I would like to reserve a place at the EUREKA seminar on Thursday 23rd June NAME: Institution: E-mail address (or phone number) Please send bookings to Becky Bracey by 4pm Friday 17th June E-mail [email protected] – please use subject header “EUREKA seminar 23rd June” Or post to Becky Bracey at : Yorkshire Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, Marshall court, Marshall Street. Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 9YP. Or Fax: 0113 243 9872 ******************************************************************************

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