Workshops for secondary schools Here you'll find information and resources for our workshops at National Museum of Scotland for secondary school pupils. Behind the BrandHow do we attract audiences into the National Museum of Scotland? Explore the creative process behind the logos, posters, and banners. Work with O Street graphic design to explore branding for our galleries.Biodiversity ChallengeWork with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds to explore the impact of species reintroduction on the ecosystem.Create your own exhibitionMaking a class exhibition? Take on the role of curators, designers and conservators to learn the skills you need. Work with our collections to learn how to display and promote your exhibition.Strike a Pose: Fashion PhotographyExplore approaches to lighting, composition and styling with a professional photographer at the Museum, then post-process images the following week in the digital suite at Stills Gallery, Scotland's centre for photographyDarwin's Evidence for EvolutionWork with a professional science communicator to explore the theory of evolution in this dynamic multi-media workshop. Share your research by scripting, voicing and editing your own science podcast.Scotland and Britain 1830-1930: EmigrationUse real and replica artefacts from our Emigration handling box to find out what objects can tell us about why people left Scotland and what life was like for them in the New World.Hands-on DNAHands-on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) workshop: Compare the ability to taste a bitter compound (phenotype) with genotype, using modern laboratory techniques including DNA extraction, PCR, restriction enzyme digestion and gel electrophoresis.Seconds from DisasterA volcano is about to erupt! What should you do? Work with experts from the British Geological Survey to take on the roles of scientists, authorities and members of the public and decide whether to evacuate or not.