Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.

This leaflet is of a type introducing the Museum's three sites (the Royal Observatory, Greenwich; the Queen's House; and the National Maritime Museum), and listing upcoming family events and activities at the Museum.

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

Students draw a pie chart to show the composition of the Universe. Accompanies the video 'How will the Universe end?'

Key stage:
Key Stage 3
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

Royal Observatory astronomer Rad explains where black holes come from, how we know they’re there and the strange effects they have on surrounding matter. We also find out what would happen if astronomer Liz approached one!

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

Students use E = mc2 to calculate how long it would take the Sun to exhaust its core hydrogen. Accompanies the video 'How do we know how old the Sun is?'

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Maths, Science

What do pirates wear on their heads? Make a role-play pirate hat shop.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Drama

Customer service is important to the National Maritime Museum, because without customers there would not be a business. 

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

A print showing pirate captain William Kidd burying a treasure chest and assorted loot on Gardiner’s Island, just off New York.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

A knocker for members of the lifeboat crew to be used when there a shipwreck to wake them to launch the lifeboat. Every lifeboat man had a knocker outside their bedroom window, with a long piece of string going all the way to the ground. 

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
History

Play Word Tennis to help develop children's vocabulary.

Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Literacy

World Heritage Site student trail

Key stage:
Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

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