Explore a range of activities suitable for pupils working at Third and Fourth Levels and Senior Phase, including the First World War, parasites, fashion, maths and numeracy.
Suitable for: S1-6
GEN is a strategy game where you use biomedical objects from the museum to diagnose and treat your own little digital creature. A fun way of introducing or exploring body systems, cells and diseases.
Resources needed: Designed to work on any device including tablet, mobile, or PC, requires ongoing internet connection. There is no need to login to play, but you can create an account.
Ask your pupils to recreate their favourite museum objects and places using the LEGO® or DUPLO® they have at home. Design a 'hide and seek' trail, build a mini Concorde, or build any number of amazing objects.
Resources needed: Building blocks
Maths Week Scotland have created a range of short videos, each featuring a woman for whom maths is at the core of their work. Get your pupils involved by investigating how their parents and carers use maths and share their findings with Maths Week Scotland. Read more about Rachel and see the other videos here.
Suitable for: BGE/Nat 5/Higher/Advanced Higher History.
Find out more about Scotland's stories during the Second World War by exploring a range of primary and secondary sources. Includes information about rationing, evacuees, technology and POWs. For younger pupils, there are also hands-on activities such as a code breaking challenge and VE Day commemoration crafts.
Suitable for: BGE Science and Senior Phase Biology, Human Biology, or Geography pupils.
Explore the challenges we face in fighting five of the most persistent parasites through games, films, and articles.
Suitable for: BGE Art & Design and Senior Phase Art & Design, Design & Technology, and Textiles/Fashion pupils.
Explore 30 objects from the world of fashion through high quality 360° images and information on topics such as design, craft skills, and the social and cultural background to each piece.
Missed the Deputy First Minister’s Challenges in Maths Week? Find them at mathsweek.scot with tips on how to solve them from BBC Learning.
Also, discover maths in a range of careers with the 'Maths Week at Work' videos from The University of Edinburgh, then try a puzzle faced by these professionals every day.
We will also be posting new ideas each week for maths activities to do at home.
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