Space scientist and science communicator: Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

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This is a lovely film clip which will help a range of students to feel that they can choose a career in science.  Dr Aderin Pocock is a Space Scientist and a Science Communicator, but she explains how she moved around from school to school and was told that she probably wouldn't be able to do anything academic due to her dyslexia.  Maggie explains how being dyslexic actually helped her to focus on the science subjects even more, eventually leading to a successful career.

Curriculum links include satelites, gravity, circular motion, stars, universe

For resources and ideas which link to this video have a look at:

11-14 Sun, stars and gravity

14-16 Behaviour and use of satellites

14-16 Life cycle of stars and the universe

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