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Key Stage 3 & 4

Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Art - Margam Pictures

National Museum Cardiff

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These notes will give you information about two historic paintings of Margam House as well as lots of backgound notes and ideas for work at school.

 

Adult Learners, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Lecture - Human Rights Human Wrongs

National Museum Cardiff

The talk will reflect on the imagery that has informed perceptions of civil rights, ranging from historic events such as the Selma to Montgomery March and Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream” speech, to the independence movements in many African countries as well as more recent examples of injustice within wider global conflicts. Here the historical and contemporary roles of photography to validate and question the case for civil and human rights will be examined from different perspectives.

The event is FREE but booking is essential as places are limited. See attached flyer for details.

 

 

Dates: 5.45pm 5 March 2014
Key Stage 3 & 4

Art

National Museum Cardiff

Studentswill be led through the process of looking at and analysing an art work, through a study of 4 artworks. If you would like to study specific works during this session please let us know.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Key Stage 3 & 4

Behind the Scenes Guided Tours

National Museum Cardiff

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Take a look at the work of museum scientists in the Natural History department, and explore some of our vast collections.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Key Stage 3 & 4

Evidence for Evolution

National Museum Cardiff

NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

Students can use the Museum’s collections to find evidence for evolution, through exploring fossils, the pentadactyle limb, comparative anatomy and the tree of life.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Key Stage 3 & 4

Museum Science

National Museum Cardiff

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In this 1hour* session pupils will explore the chemical reactions that take place in the Museum and how and why we try to prevent them

 

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Free
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Artist-led Workshop

National Museum Cardiff

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Art Workshops - Looking, Thinking and Making

During these workshops, which will be tailored to the needs of your group, pupils will take part in an interactive tour and discussion and work with an artist to create their own creative response. This is an opportunity to explore themes such as the landscape and folklore of Wales in a new exhibition Wales Visitation: Poetry, Romanticism and Myth in Art.

Various dates available March – July 2014

10.15am – 11.30am and 12.15pm – 1.30pm

Supported by the Colwinston Charitable Trust.

Booking is essential - 02920573240

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Dates: various March - July 2014
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 3 & 4

Adaptation, Variation and Classification

National Museum Cardiff

Use these activity sheets to focus your visit to the Natural History and Evolution of Wales galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Art Gallery visit - Impressionist and Modern Art

National Museum Cardiff

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These notes have been developed to give you information about individual works within the impressionist and modern art galleries as well as suggestions of how to talk to your pupils about the works.

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 3 & 4

Biodiversity & Human Impacts: Protecting the Environment

National Museum Cardiff

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Explore different human effects on the environment. Consider the wider impacts, what can be done to help and give opinions.

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