In the second post in our mini-series on science musuems, we talk to the staff working behind the scenes creating the exhibits and carrying out valuable research.
A look backstage
Museums sometimes conjure images of static exhibits and leisurely activities, yet in reality a museum is an ever-evolving forum for learning and scientific research. But have you ever considered who puts together the displays and creates the exhibits or how the information we are presented with was discovered?
In our last post, we briefly mentioned that museums carry out important scientific research, providing a facility for experts and scientists. In this post we’ll speak to two researchers from the Natural History Museum in London to find out how they contribute to making the museum into a learning zone.
Let’s take a look behind the scenes….