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Dinosaurs!

Learn what a palaeontologist does and discover amazing dinosaurs in this digital schools session.

Our Digital Schools Sessions bring the museum to your classroom. Our free sessions are led by our team of Enablers and are broadcast using Microsoft Teams. Read our FAQs for further information about our sessions.

About the session

Title

Dinosaurs!

Suitable for

Primary 2–4

Dates

Thu 23 & Tue 28 Sep (Fully booked) December dates to follow shortly

Times

11:30–11:55, 13:30–13:55

Length

25 mins

Cost

Sessions are free of charge and are available to UK-based schools only.

By the end of the session, we will have

learned about palaeontologists and their work. Found out more about our museum dinosaurs including T. rex and what it ate.

Description

Join our Enablers for 25 minutes of interactive fun where we explore our museum’s dinosaur and fossil collections. We’ll learn about the work of palaeontologists, then through our handling collection, your class can discover the secrets of one of the museum’s most popular residents. We will provide activities for your class to do before and after the session, and there will be opportunities for questions.

Curriculum links

I can explore examples of food chains and show an appreciation of how animals and plants depend on each other for food. SCN 1-02a. I can identify and classify examples of living things, past and present, to help me appreciate their diversity. I can relate physical and behavioral characteristics to their survival or extinction. SCN 2-01a

Download our Pre-Session activity

Use our Dino-no or Dino-yes quiz with your pupils before our session

Di No Or Di Yes Quiz

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