What is the point of studying science?

Many of us have at one time or another asked that question. Certainly, many students will ask themselves that question as well; some may even ask it openly during class.

‘Science In A Different Light’ is a collection of videos and activities that aims to answer that question. These free resources are designed to be used by teachers and students to discuss, debate, and reflect on some of the key areas of contemporary scientific research in the UK, and meet the people behind the science.

Take a look at the animation above, and pause to think about what it means to be human, to be curious, to ask questions, to explore and seek answers, and to understand. Then, choose a link on the left-hand side and explore!