Science.tv is all about a simple idea:
Making documentary films about Science is a great way to learn about Science.
Digital media technology continues to fall in price and rise in capability. This means that students in many of today’s schools have access to equipment that just a few years ago would have been the preserve of professionals.
In theory, students and teachers are now able to make their own high-quality documentaries.
In practice, we have found that there are barriers. And that’s where we can help.
Many teachers we’ve spoken to have tried film making projects. They’ve had varying degrees of success and the problems they encounter are nearly always the same: getting started; structure; sound; relevance to learning; time consumption.
We are assembling a set of resources here to help with all of the above:
- Tips and tricks to get you started
- Tools and templates to quickly plan your projects
- Advice on inexpensive kit
- Lesson plan templates to help you map projects to the curriculum
- Links to downloadable video assets you can use in your films
We also work with The Bristol Film Academy to offer a range of workshops to schools in the UK.