Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
Promoting the Museum – student worksheet
Promotion at the Museum investigation worksheet
The best way to start investigating our provision for different types of customers is to think about what information you as a visitor would need when planning a visit.
Students calculate the age of a meteorite by looking at the half life of one of its elements - rubidium. Accompanies the video 'How do we know how old the Sun is?'.
A classroom activity in which students use data from NASA’s Kepler space probe to determine the size of an exoplanet.
Image showing the scene when Walter Raleigh and his men arrived in Guyana in South America.
KS3 History: Using evidence - how reliable is Wikipedia? Anybody can edit an entry on Wikipedia, so how do we know if what we’re reading is true? This activity uses Nevil Maskelyne’s system of human computers as an example to identify what controls ensure high quality, accurate information. Pupils then analyse Wikipedia and determine if it’s a reliable source of information.
Painting by Joseph Nash showing the lifeboat James Pearce trying to rescue people from a sinking ship in a terrible storm.
A classroom activity that uses mathematics to reinforce learning about resultant forces and acceleration. Accompanies the video ‘Newton’s Laws of Motion’.
A piece of Roman glassware collected by Ida Flower on one of her Mediterranean voyages.