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Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

National Museum Cardiff

Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Approved by WJEC

Here are activities and resources created by Ross Thomas, former Welsh Baccalaureate Development Officer, in partnership with the WJEC,  to support you in delivering the coursework requirements for the new Welsh Baccalaureate 2015.

The resources consist of a challenge document for your assessed piece of work, along with a trial challenge which can help students prepare and develop skills for their project.

To help you experience business and the world of work you should work together with others in a team of 3-6 members and use skills and knowledge you have developed from researching Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales to design and develop an innovative product based on the collections at the museums. The product must be cost-effective, innovative and suitable for sale in the Amgueddfa Cymru shops.

Additional workshops to support your study are available. Please contact us for more details. Some workshops may be subject to charging.

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Curriculum

Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Product

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Maths in Museums

Available at all our museums
Maths in Museums

A new digital resource to support the numeracy framework in primary schools.

22 bilingual activities for year 6 pupils to support geometry, number, data and measuring skills.

The toolkit was developed in partnership with See Science. The toolkit is sponsored by the National Science Academy grant scheme.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

natural history learning resource

National Museum Cardiff

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.

Urban Meadow Learning Resource

National Museum Cardiff

This pack is designed to support teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led museum visit, but can also be used to support learning inside and outside of the classroom. There are lots of ideas and activities to explore before your visit, at the Museum, and back at school. There is also a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities.

The content is relevant to the National Numeracy and Literacy Framework.

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How to plan your own Museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

24 September, 21 January and 14 May

1pm-5pm

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.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
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Art Gallery visit - historic art collections

National Museum Cardiff

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

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visit focused on Numeracy

National Museum Cardiff

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

Suggestions for teachers on the ways they can use the collections within the Clore Discovery Centre to offer pupils the oppertunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of maths, through practical activities, exploration and discovery. Includes a trail to download.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visits Focused on Literacy

National Museum Cardiff

The objects in the Clore Discovery Centre provide stimulating starting points for developing reading,writing and oracy. Teachers notes inlcude many suggestions of activities that can be carried out in the gallery linked to the literacy framework as well as trails to download.

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Exploring Materials

National Museum Cardiff

Worksheet to help you explore the museum’s collections – how many materials will you find.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Documents

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General ideas for museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

 Use these notes to explore educational themes across the galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Learning Resource Treasures; Adventures in Archaeology

National Museum Cardiff

This resource has been written to help teachers plan a successful visit, with suggestions for pre-visit activities, ideas whilst at the exhibition and suggestions of things to do back in the classroom.

Treasures: Adventures in Archaeology is an exhibition which is an exciting journey of adventure and discovery. Looking at the workand stories of some of the world’s most famous and adventurous archaeologists and their finds, we can explore the history and science of archaeology and its’ portrayal in popular culture.

Duration: 30 minutes
Dates: Jan 26th-October 2016
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Teachers’ Learning Resource 'I Spy Nature'

National Museum Cardiff

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.

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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Treasures: Adventures in Archaeology Activity Booklet

National Museum Cardiff
Logo for Treasures exhibition

Activity book for families and other groups to explore the exhibtion together.

Self led visits to the exhibtion must be booked in advance

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Jan 26th-October 2016
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
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William Smith Exhibition - A Level Geology Challenge

National Museum Cardiff

This resource for A Level has been written to support the William Smith Maps exhibition, on display at National Museum Cardiff from 26th September 2015.

It can also be used in the classroom, by accessing the maps online at

www.strata-smith.com/

Learning Office – for bookings and general enquiries Tel: 029 2057 3240

Email: learning@museumwales.ac.uk

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Curriculum

 RELEVANT TO GEOLOGY GCE A LEVEL SYLLABUS

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Global warming resources

National Museum Cardiff

A variety of resources that can be used by schools studying global warming or climate change.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
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The First World War Education Project

National Museum Cardiff

The National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales are leading a project to produce education resources for schools to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. As part of this project we are using items from the collections of both institutions to create digital teaching resources for Hwb.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.