Science

  • Research Animals and nature – what impacts do we, as humans have on nature and what positive things can you do to tackle this?
  • Visit a museum, science centre, zoo, botanical garden, science festival, aquarium or nature reserve, or attend a university/school extra-curricular day.
  • Ask a scientist, engineer or medical professional to talk to you about their work.
  • Find out more about two famous scientists.

 

Science Badge Itinerary at Dartmoor Zoo

10:00 – Arrival, Introduction to the Zoo

10:30 – Zoo tour

11:30 – Group discussion on human impacts on the natural world. Group activity on scenario cards – how to combat issues

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Presentation about careers in Zoos, learn about 2 famous scientists – Darwin/Jane Goodall

14:30 – Close Encounters with a focus on evolution/adaptations

15:00 – End of day

 

This itinerary is an example of the sessions we provide, feel free to choose another activity from the list to put into the itinerary for your day.

 

For booking details or enquiries please contact the education team here.