Learning resources

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

Explore the role of customer service and marketing at one of the country’s premier museums and heritage attractions.

Key stage:
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Leisure & tourism

An essential introduction to the Museum

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

In this practical activity, students use F=ma to calculate the acceleration due to gravity and can investigate how the area of a parachute can affect the landing force of a space probe. Accompanies the video ‘Newton’s Laws of Motion’.

Key stage:
Key Stage 4
School subject:
Maths, Science

Access and interpretation at the Museum investigation worksheet

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

Video of a pirate explaining how to act like a pirate! 

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

Poetry activity based around the watch owned by Robert Douglas Norman who died on the 'Titanic'.

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

A classroom activity in which students use Hubble’s law to derive the age of the Universe and consider the assumptions and sources of error associated with this calculation.

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

Activity with instructions to accompany the video 'Alien worlds and the Doppler effect'.

Key stage:
Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Science
Key stage:
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
School subject:
Geography

Life began on the Earth around 3.5 billion years ago.

Key stage:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Post-16
School subject:
Astronomy, Science

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