The FizzicsEd Podcast

Ep. 42 Science parties are awesome

February 25, 201834 min
From running science parties across the UK to presenting at TEDx, Marc Wileman from Sublime Science brings a passion for teaching kids critical thinking. In this episode, we chat about just what is important when presenting science to students and how teaching risk-taking can help prepare kids for their futureHosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education
About Marc Wileman
‘Mad’ Marc Wileman is best known for firing smoke rings, making slime and winning investment on Dragons’ Den. He’s inspired more than 1,000,000 children to discover how awesome science can be and his dedication to changing the way science is taught has even been recognised by Her Majesty with a Queen’s Award for Innovation.
The Netmums Award-Winning Sublime Science Party is the most popular children’s party in the UK where the children concoct potions, launch rockets and explode things as part of an unforgettable learning experience.
Marc is also the author of science experiment book ‘Don’t Eat Your Slime’ and has given away more than 100,000 copies to children around the world. He’s also the creator of the Sublime Science Club, a unique e-learning platform that’s inspired budding scientists in more than 37 countries. the FizzicsEd Podcast
With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!
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