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Find out more about the Exploratory's approach to hands-on science, with
Richard Gregory

What were the origins of the Exploratory?

What were the aims of the Exploratory?

Eight basic Exploratory Principles

Why 'plores' rather than 'exhibits'?

Why are hands-on science centres needed?

What was the conceptual structure of the Exploratory?

Tell me about Plore design.

Who were the Pilots?

Kinds of explanations.

Where can I find out more?
You can download the full texts of some key Exploratory working documents on our downloads page >

Note
These pages are based on the following documents:
The Exploratory Interactive Science Centre, Plan for Action 1, February 1983.
The Exploratory Interactive Science Centre, Plan for Action 2, February 1985.

   
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