BRINGING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHS TO LIFE
Established in 1989, Aberdeen Science Centre is a pioneer of interactive science discovery in Scotland. Today our enthusiastic and dynamic team continues to develop interactive and contemporary programmes that transport visitors, of all ages and backgrounds, to the heart of discovery. We attract 53,000 visitors each year, bringing topical issues to the fore through exhibitions, debates, shows and workshops that challenge views and explore evidence.
Aberdeen Science Centre is a non-profit organisation whose ambitious and dedicated Education Team aims to provide:
- An important and valuable educational resource for the whole community where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can come and engage with science and be enthused and inspired.
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) learning experiences that encourage active involvement in learning with hands-on exhibits, investigative workshops and exciting shows and demonstrations.
- An environment that promotes curiosity and life-long learning.
OUR ENGAGEMENT WITH SCHOOLS
Our education programme is designed to enrich and enhance Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence and its core objectives, experiences and outcomes. We deliver interactive programmes for nursery, primary and secondary levels across the complete range of STEM while also embracing cross-curricular themes. Completing our education offering is a comprehensive programme of professional development for teachers.
OUR ENGAGEMENT WITH COMMUNITIES
As a well-established hub for community engagement we aspire to be the region’s most welcoming and inclusive environment for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests to engage with STEM. We promote the relevance, application and importance of STEM to peoples’ daily lives, as well as the region’s social and economic health and wider global challenges that affect us all.
OUR ENGAGEMENT WITH PARTNERS
Engaging with industry, universities and the public sector is core to our charitable mission to bring STEM to life for as wide an audience as possible. We are passionate about stimulating the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to help support an evolving knowledge-based economy. Working with partners, we can deliver powerful joint messages, showcase innovation and help provide the highest quality experience for visitors.
Aberdeen Science Centre is a unique venue offering bespoke corporate facilities for a range of events and functions with superb in-house catering and free parking for delegates. Call to discuss your requirements with our team.
For further information contact:
Satrosphere Science Centre
179 Constitution Street