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Science Writing

I specialize in writing for children and family audiences and I'm always up for a challenge! I am experienced in producing magazine articles, lesson plans for educators, experiment instructions for children and adults.

 

I contributed a flower dissection experiment to Mr Shaha's Recipes for Wonder (Alom Shaha, 2018) and was consultant on The Book of Big Science Ideas (Freya Hardy, 2019).

 

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February 2020 to present

The Week Junior: Science+Nature. A glossy STEM magazine aimed at 8-15 year olds.

Monthly pages for The Lab, three experiments to explore at home.

February 2015 to present

Aquila Children's Magazine. A cross curricular magazine aimed at 8-12 year olds.

Monthly article and experiment to explore at home.

 

March 2017 to present

ASE Journal of Primary Science.

Occasional articles including:

"Do we have to talk about it?" on puberty teaching

"Science Speed Dating" on getting to know pupils very quickly

"Can I mix these? Yes, you can!" on allowing pupils to follow their curiosity and how to build it into lesson planning

February 2018 to December 2019

The Curiosity Box. A science-kit-by-post service for 4-12 year olds.

Development and writing of four experiments per month for inclusion in the boxes. Also developing, testing and writing curriculum linked materials for the schools STEM Day in a Box.

December 2016 to June 2018

BBC Terrific Scientific Primary Science Campaign

Taking experiments developed for mainstream primary use and modifying them for use in SEN schools. This involved adding additional steps, new experiments and suggestions for tailoring to pupil's needs.

Aquila Childrens Magazine, Harry Potter Issue
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© 2020 Sarah Bearchell

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