Art - Margam Pictures
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.
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.
Activity book - evolution of wales and the natural world galleries
Activity book for families and other groups to explore the galleries together.
Activity Booklet Clore Discovery Centre and the Museum
Activity booklets Clore Discovery Centre
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
Art Gallery visit - Impressionist and Modern Art
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.
Autumn Term 2014
Please note that gallery 12 (Modern Art from 1930), gallery 14 (Art after Cezanne) and gallery 15 (British Art around 1900) have changed and are showing the Richard Wilson exhibiiton.
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.
Landscape and Lights - a family trail
Alfred Russel Wallace video
The video shows excerpts from a special performance by Theatr na n'Óg of ‘You should ask Wallace’, part of the Autumn 2009 learning programme at National Museum Cardiff.Alfred Russel Wallace video
Your mission is to observe and document the things you see around you. Draw pictures, weigh things, measure and take notes. Remember everything is interesting if you look closely!
Leaf Cutter Ants video
Here is a short video clip (2 minutes long) showing our leaf cutter ants bringing leaves back to their nest. They do not eat the leaves; instead they use them to help grow a fungus, which feeds the ants.Leaf Cutter Ants video
Follow the clues on this detective trail to discover some fabulous museum objects. A magnifying glass will help you to see things really clearly.
My Favourite Dinosaur
Pick your favourite dinosaur in the Evolution of Wales Galleries. Draw it very carefully in the box.