From adventures with quantum physics to environmental thrillers, we will explore the way science features in fiction for children and teenagers. We will also take a detour into narrative nonfiction, sometimes called 'faction'. We will look briefly at the history of the Science Fiction or SF genre as well as reviewing a range of recent books
Bring along your favourite science-based fiction to share with others. There will be plenty of resources to view on the day and some suggestions for incorporating the books in your teaching.
can science in fiction be used to teach science?
speculative fiction - science of the future
reading fiction and nonfiction in tandem
This workshop session is open to anyone who would like to broaden their knowledge of children's literature.