• Question: did you like sciense when you was yunger

    Asked by page1rev on 13 Mar 2024. This question was also asked by teed1tab, JSON_L.
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      Martin McCoustra answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      I’ve always like science… even at primary school I like learning how things worked and taking things apart to find out how they worked.

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      Eileen Xu answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      I did – I liked learning about animals and space when I was younger, then I became interested in the human body during school! I was never a big fan of physics though…

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      Zoe Vance answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      I think I always did, yes. Mostly enjoyed it in school and always had a pile of nature books at home that I would look at a lot when I was small. I did start enjoying it a lot more when I got to uni though and we were doing a lot more in depth learning of how things work.

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      Christie Waddington answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Yes! Though I didnt know I liked the science Im in now. I always liked nature, and was curious about how stuff worked in general. When I was at secondary school we started learning about DNA and genetics and I found that particularly interesting, and that’s what I ended up specialising in!

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      Caroline Roche answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I have always liked science, figuring things out and learning about new things.

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      Ravindu Ranaweera answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Always…I was always fascinated with learning how things worked, fixing things, etc.. It got to a point where my parents stopped buying me good toys because I would remove them and use parts to make something else.

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      Jen Antrobus answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Yes, but it wasn’t until I was 14-15 years old that I really got passionate about it!

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      Mark Ridgill answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I had a chemistry set when I was younger although I often just mixed things together!

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      Erin Pallott answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Not always, it could be frustrating when I didn’t understand something. It took a lot of work to get good grades. It took several years to start to appreciate how science is about finding out what you don’t know.

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      Alyson Downham answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I was interested in how things worked but it wasn’t easy, some areas I found quite difficult but I pushed through as I wanted to do better.

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      Rachel Edwards answered on 14 Mar 2024:


      Sort of, but I mostly liked maths and art and writing stories when younger. I had some amazing teachers when I was 13-14 who helped to show me how great science could be.

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      Abbie Young answered on 14 Mar 2024:


      I loved Biology, mainly learning about the body. I didn’t mind Physics, because there was a lot of maths involved, but I have never liked Chemistry!

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      Michael Schubert answered on 14 Mar 2024:


      I did like science when I was younger! I didn’t always know that what I was interested in was science, but I was a very curious person and always had a lot of questions. As I got older, I realised that most of my questions were related to science and that I could use science to find out the answers. That’s when I knew I was going to stay interested forever.

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      Pam Harrison answered on 14 Mar 2024:


      I liked some parts of science, but not all of it and I preferred Art and IT when at school.
      But when i went to college i realised i was much better at the sciences and it got a lot more interesting!

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      Blair Johnston answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      I’ve always enjoyed learning about science but my favourite subject was always maths until later in high school

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      Kirsty Lindsay answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      Yes! Science and PE where my favourite topics at school

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      Festus Ejikemeuwa answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I liked science a lot when during my early days as a student.

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      Kenny Chim answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      Absolutely, I am always curious about how things works and how people come up such good invention.

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      Oznur Apsimon answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      The first day we started learning physics topics at school. I knew I want to be a physicist.

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      Claudia Igler answered on 15 Mar 2024: last edited 15 Mar 2024 2:06 pm


      I’ve always found science fascinating, discovering new things and being able to explain how the world works always amazed me.

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      Srujani Kolli answered on 15 Mar 2024:


      Growing up in a village and a farm, I have always liked science. My favourite part was looking at chickens, cows and goats and trying to understand their behaviour. I even enjoyed observing plants and insects in our garden.

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      Sandra Robertson answered on 17 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I really enjoyed learning about the different sciences at school, and especially liked when we got to try experiments for ourselves. I liked the surprise of not knowing what the answer would be, or not knowing what would happen next… I still like that about science and my job!

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      Hayley Pincott answered on 22 Mar 2024:


      I didn’t enjoy my time at school. I found science really difficult to understand and I didn’t see the relevance of what I was being taught and how it applied to me. This is why I became a STEM Ambassador, I’m really passionate about being visable. By this, I mean that people can’t be what they don’t see, so by me going into schools and explaining my role and how the knowledge being taught in the classroom applies to what I do, then hopefully this helps any students that are a little unsure and feel unsettled in their school life.

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      Sophie Morse answered on 25 Mar 2024:


      Yes, I really really liked maths and science (particularly biology).

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      Sharron Kenny answered on 4 Apr 2024:


      yes i always liked science. i liked doing the experiments in class and i liked the biology of natural things. i still do even though i work as a chemist. i like identifying the wild plants that grow around us in nature and spotting wild birds even tho im not that great at identifying them all unless i have a book with me 🙂

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