Practical and creative tools

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The ASDC Inclusion Wheel

A tool to guide strategic discussion for all science centre practitioners to enable organisation-wide reflection- a powerful tool for change. 

Reflection Journal

A tool for reflective practice and to gather participant data 

Partnership tracker tool

A fun tool to provide an illustration of the ups and downs of partnership and trust building. 

EYU4 Engagement Passport

A tool to indicate the retention of participants across multiple engagements 

Colour-in mood characters

An engaging and fun way to consider and express emotions and involvement in sessions 

Connection to Science tool

A simple tool to understand whether participants feel a connection to science, whether they feel that science is something ‘for them’. 

Science Capital Anti-forms

Tools to gather metrics/demographic data (ages, gender, postcode data) from participants as well as information about future aspirations and elements that link with science capital. 

The Happy Museum

The Happy Museum Project looks at how the museum sector can respond to the challenge of creating a more sustainable future. 

Museums Association Toolkit

This toolkit comes from the Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund. It is a useful summary of their learning and the many and varied projects the fund supported since 2011.