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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.

Free
Teachers

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.
FreeSelf-led
Teachers

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.
FreeSelf-led
Adult Learners, Communities, Families, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Efforts and Ideals, The Prints - Information for Teachers

National Museum Cardiff
FreeSelf-led
Communities, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Efforts and Ideals: Information for Teachers

National Museum Cardiff
FreeSelf-led
Adult Learners, Communities, Families, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World War Information for Teachers

National Museum Cardiff
FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

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

FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

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.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

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.
FreeIn school
Teachers

Bat Facts & Quiz

National Museum Cardiff
St Fagans National History Museum

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.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

Curriculum

Science

FreeIn school
Teachers

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.

Information

Map

Cathays Park, Cardiff
Open 10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday (Galleries close at 4:45pm)

Learning department:
(029) 2057 3240

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