natural history learning resource
This teacher-led resource for primary schools has been written to help teachers and other group leaders plan a successful visit. These galleries are diverse, covering many different topics within the science curriculum, including habitats, animals, plants, dinosaurs, minerals and biodiversity.
The content is also relevant to the National Numeracy and Literacy Framework.
This pack provides you with further information about the displays to help answer any questions your group may have. It also contains activities to help explore the displays.
How to plan your own Museum visits
24 September, 21 January and 14 May
Work with learning officers to develop your own knowledge and understanding of art and science within the Museum and to consider how to engage your learners with these collections in an interactive way.
Art Gallery visit - historic art collections
These notes have been developed to give you information about individual works within the historic art galleries as well as suggestions of how to talk to your pupils about the works
Efforts and Ideals, The Prints - Information for Teachers
Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World War Information for Teachers
Worksheet to help you explore the museum’s collections – how many materials will you find.
Teachers’ Learning Resource 'I Spy Nature'
This pack is designed to support Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led museum visit, but can also be used to support classroom learning. It includes information on some of the work of scientists studying nature. There are also ideas and activities to explore before your visit, in the gallery, and back at school. There is a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities.
Bat Facts & Quiz
Ideal for schools or groups doing project work or preparing to go on a bat walk. Contains bat facts and a British bat call quiz.
Global warming resources
A variety of resources that can be used by schools studying global warming or climate change.